Category: Jessica

Review: Winter by Marissa Meyer (@jessicadhaluska)

Review: Winter by Marissa Meyer (@jessicadhaluska)

I’ve been a champion of THE LUNAR CHRONICLES for years now. I saw CINDER featured for months and months on Fantastic Fiction (b/c before I started using Goodreads), and I was simultaneously intrigued and horrified by the concept of a sci-fi YA retelling of a fairy tale. Honestly, I don’t remember what finally convinced me […]

— Posted November 18, 2015 by Jessica / 16 Comments
Review: Grey by E.L. James (@jessicadhaluska)

Review: Grey by E.L. James (@jessicadhaluska)

SO. Right off the bat, I think we need to get this out of the way: YES. I read the FIFTY SHADES trilogy, and, YES, I liked it. Guess what? I liked TWILIGHT, too. And THE HUNGER GAMES, and I bloodydamn love HARRY POTTER. If you think that means I have crap taste in books, […]

— Posted November 13, 2015 by Jessica / 17 Comments
Review: Tower of Thorns by Juliet Marillier (@jessicadhaluska)

Review: Tower of Thorns by Juliet Marillier (@jessicadhaluska)

Last year in DREAMER’S POOL we met Blackthorn and Grim, who quickly became two of my new favorite characters. They are both wonderfully horribly broken, but that mutual brokenness is what made them so compatible. As friends, as cohorts, as travel companions. Blackthorn, fueled by her implacable hatred of the man who took everything from […]

— Posted October 30, 2015 by Jessica / 6 Comments