Category: Jessica

Review: Vikings, season 1

Review: Vikings, season 1

I knew about five minutes into the first episode of VIKINGS that I wanted to review it, which was surprising. Not that I wanted to review it (book-funky = desperate measures), but that it qualified. VIKINGS is the “breakout” TV series from the History Channel, you see. HISTORY CHANNEL. So no matter how much Viking […]

— Posted April 13, 2016 by Jessica / 11 Comments
DNF Review: The Courier by Gerald Brandt

DNF Review: The Courier by Gerald Brandt

DNF at 15% The world of THE COURIER is a future dystopian version of a combined San Francisco and Los Angeles (I think), where space is presumably at a premium, b/c people are building up instead of out. Our MC (Kris) is a courier—she delivers packages on a motorcycle while wearing kick-ass, high tech riding […]

— Posted April 8, 2016 by Jessica / 10 Comments
Review: Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr

Review: Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr

I’ve been rereading a few of my old favorites in preparation for NOLA StoryCon, and if it wasn’t for the tediousness of Aislinn and Keenan, FRAGILE ETERNITY, the third installment of Melissa Marr’s WICKED LOVELY series, would have been close to a five star read. As it is, it’s still my favorite thus far (by […]

— Posted April 6, 2016 by Jessica / 5 Comments
Review: Flamecaster by Cinda Williams Chima (@jessicadhaluska, @CindaChima, @harperteen)

Review: Flamecaster by Cinda Williams Chima (@jessicadhaluska, @CindaChima, @harperteen)

First things first—I’ve been asked eleventy billion times where FLAMECASTER falls in the works-of-Chima lineup: it’s a spinoff from her Seven Realms series. You: Should I read Seven Realms before reading FLAMECASTER? Me: That’s a complicated question. Technically, you don’t need to. BUT. I think you should. B/c reasons: 1. It’s my favorite (finished) YA […]

— Posted April 1, 2016 by Jessica / 7 Comments
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