Category: Young Adult

Review: The Storyspinner by Becky Wallace

Review: The Storyspinner by Becky Wallace

Honestly, I was a bit disappointed by this one. And not b/c I went into it with preconceived notions or expectations. Believe me, I’ve learned to not expect too much from new YA fantasy from new authors. No, my disappointment in The Storyspinner is a strange and complex thing, but it mostly boils down to […]

— Posted March 4, 2015 by Jessica / 25 Comments
Review: Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton

Review: Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton

My mother and I were at constant loggerheads when I was growing up, and the reason for that was simple: she hated being questioned as much as I hated being expected to blindly follow orders. It was a problem. Stubbornly, she’d rail at me, demanding I do things “b/c I said so” (

— Posted February 25, 2015 by Jessica / 58 Comments
Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

This book didn’t start out terribly. I mean, come on . . . royals with superpowers? And a heroine from amongst the downtrodden servant class? Okay, yes, that does sound kind of familiar, especially considering that said downtrodden heroine is a Red, but beyond that I didn’t feel like there were many similarities. And as […]

— Posted February 20, 2015 by Jessica / 40 Comments
Review: Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

Review: Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

I’ve been wanting to reread this series for like two years. No lie. It’s been 6 or 8 years since the last time I read it, and I remembered really liking it, but not much else. But guess what? NEW BOOK! So yeah, just prior to the release of Shadow Study seemed like an excellent […]

— Posted January 28, 2015 by Jessica / 72 Comments
Audiobook Review: Ensnared by A.G. Howard

Audiobook Review: Ensnared by A.G. Howard

Before I launch into my review, I feel that it is important to mention that I LOVE all things ALICE IN WONDERLAND, so even though this trilogy contained certain elements that I normally find intolerable (i.e. love triangles), I’m not holding it to my usual standards because of my Lewis Carroll bias. Nevertheless, I enjoyed […]

— Posted January 16, 2015 by Carmel / 78 Comments
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