Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta: Too much exposition, too little action

Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta: Too much exposition, too little action

What happens when you get a fantasy story that’s bogged down with lore and plot elements and explanations? Well… Shimmer and Burn happens. And honestly, it’s a decent book. The world-building is quite descriptive, and the plot twists will keep readers on their toes. But maybe it’s the writing and me that just didn’t agree (or […]

October 19, 2018 | 1 Comment
Catwoman: Soulstealer Review: Badass Villain #GirlSquad

Catwoman: Soulstealer Review: Badass Villain #GirlSquad

Being a massive superhero fan, especially one of the Batman universe, I had to pick up Catwoman: Soulstealer. As with the other DC Icons books, it follows our beloved superheroes during their teenage years, featuring unique stories that we haven’t read before. Catwoman: Soulstealer brought out so much of what we love about the snarky, super villain that […]

October 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
Muse of Nightmares Review: Godspawn, vengeance and wrath

Muse of Nightmares Review: Godspawn, vengeance and wrath

This review may contain minor spoilers for Strange the Dreamer. Check out my review for the first book here!  How do you follow up with such a phenomenal book such as Strange the Dreamer? Creating an equally phenomenal sequel, that’s how. Thankfully, Muse of Nightmares was as epic and awesome as the first book, and reading it definitely gave me […]

October 2, 2018 | 10 Comments
Eliza and Her Monsters Review: A Fandom Queen with Anxiety

Eliza and Her Monsters Review: A Fandom Queen with Anxiety

Ever since I discovered the internet when I was young, there’s always been a certain solace that I’ve found in online communities. Especially those that share my passion, whether it’s gaming, blogging or books. I’ve seldom found this reflected in books that I’ve read, except for Fangirl, Queens of Geek and now, Eliza and Her Monsters. This book is […]

September 21, 2018 | 6 Comments