Category: Young Adult

Review: The Shadow Prince by Bree Despain

Review: The Shadow Prince by Bree Despain

Generally speaking, there are two types of YA books. There are YA books that take place in the modern world in which the MC(s) are 18 or almost 18 and therefore an “adult” and not completely subject to the rules and restrictions of their parents, OR they take place in a post-apocalyptic or fantasy world […]

— Posted March 11, 2014 by Jessica / 77 Comments
Review: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

Review: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

  Fantasy is one of my favorite genres, and it has been since I was old enough to make my own bedtime story requests. My appreciation has grown and evolved as I have likewise grown and evolved, and as an adult, I’ll pretty much take it however I can it, be it Dark, Epic, High, […]

— Posted March 9, 2014 by Jessica / 80 Comments
Review: Dark Summer by Lizzy Ford

Review: Dark Summer by Lizzy Ford

I am a sucker for books that center around an academy. This book centers around an academy for witchlings. Summer has grown up in orphanages, going from school to school, having problems that happened to her that she couldn’t explain. Amber, who is a teacher at the academy finds her and brings her back with […]

— Posted March 6, 2014 by Stacie / 8 Comments
Review: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

Review: The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

I had serious misgivings about reading The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken. I started reading Brightly Woven (Bracken’s YA Fantasy stand-alone) a few years ago, and I just wasn’t feeling it. I didn’t mark it as DNF b/c I wasn’t totally writing it off. I was just putting it aside for later. WAY later. So […]

— Posted February 25, 2014 by Jessica / 30 Comments