Tag: 3.5 stars

Review: The Jewel by Amy Ewing

Review: The Jewel by Amy Ewing

Violet Lasting is a Surrogate. She lives in a world where blue bloods can no longer produce viable offspring, but before they begin to die out, a doctor discovers a genetic quirk that fortuitously exists most frequently in the lowest caste of their society, a quirk that allows the girls who have it to carry […]

— Posted August 31, 2014 by Jessica / 21 Comments
Review: Forged by Desire by Bec McMaster

Review: Forged by Desire by Bec McMaster

I love this series for its Steampunk elements, swoon worthy romances, and Bec McMaster’s beautiful writing style. I know that tears are forthcoming every time I pick-up a new installment because this author has a real knack for making me feel invested in the characters, and for tugging at my heartstrings. FORGED BY DESIRE was […]

— Posted August 25, 2014 by Carmel / 56 Comments
Review: Storm Front by Jim Butcher

Review: Storm Front by Jim Butcher

Lover of Urban Fantasy that I am, it may come as a surprise that before now . . . I have never actually . . . read Jim Butcher . . . I KNOW. I’m such a poser. In my defense, I haven’t had much luck with male authors in the genre, and come on […]

— Posted August 13, 2014 by Jessica / 103 Comments
Review: Chasers of the Wind by Alexey Pehov

Review: Chasers of the Wind by Alexey Pehov

So I don’t think I’ve read a translated book before. At least not a recently translated book. I’ve thought about it. I mean, the book was popular enough in it’s native language to get translated into English and re-published, so that speaks highly for it, right? Yeah, definitely . . . BUT. Language is a complex and beautiful […]

— Posted June 22, 2014 by Jessica / 76 Comments