Audiobook Review: River Marked by Patricia Briggs

Audiobook Review: River Marked by Patricia Briggs

As much as I enjoy the MERCY THOMPSON series, the last few books have been rather dark, although I understand that Briggs is staying true to her character, as a reader I’ve been wanting the old Mercy back. In the opening chapters Thompson cracks a joke about that-horrible-thing-that-happened-to-her which I took as a good sign, […]

— Posted February 28, 2014 by Carmel / 32 Comments
Question: Most Evil / Worst / Best Cliffhanger Ever?

Question: Most Evil / Worst / Best Cliffhanger Ever?

Fortunately, I can search my blog posts for keywords, so to answer today’s question I just typed in “cliffhanger” and voila! All of the reviews that I’ve complained about cliffhangers in show up in the search results. There actually hasn’t been one in a while, either good or bad, that’s been overly memorable other than […]

— Posted February 27, 2014 by Carmel / 52 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