Category: 2 stars

Gameboard of the Gods by Richelle Mead ARC Review: A complex brain burner

Gameboard of the Gods by Richelle Mead ARC Review: A complex brain burner

For a futuristic society, Gameboard of the Gods is definitely not progressive. In a world of religious extremists, ¬†RUNA (Republic of United North America) have established themselves as the superior state where their attitude, technology and lifestyle is clearly ‘better’ than others. Here, you’d encounter extreme castal segregation between the plebians (residents of RUNA) and […]

Pretty Dark Nothing by Heather Reid Review: Dark demons get absorbed in high school drama

Pretty Dark Nothing by Heather Reid Review: Dark demons get absorbed in high school drama

Pretty Dark Nothing came with an interesting premise, a dark story about demons invading a high school school girl named Quinn. Upon starting the book however, it was evident that the dark, disturbing whispers in the night was only a side story to the high school drama that prevailed. Quinn was a really annoying teenager […]

April 20, 2013 | 7 Comments
Touch the Dark by Karen Chance Review: Too much, too soon

Touch the Dark by Karen Chance Review: Too much, too soon

Wow, finishing that book was a chore. Time travel, a seer who possesses bodies in different times, vampires with dark curls, vamp politics, mages, ghosts, mafia – what just happened?! Most of the book is seriously just Cassandra surrounded by vamps in a room talking about politics and stuff. There is nothing more frustrating than […]

February 17, 2013 | 3 Comments
Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness Review: Time travel gets confusing

Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness Review: Time travel gets confusing

I had high hopes for this book after hearing about all the interesting places Diana Bishop (witch and historian) and Matthew (her vampire husband) would visit using time travel. Unfortunately, what resulted in between the hefty 600 pages, was a lot of frustration, boredom, and just a general feeling of “make it stop”. The Discovery […]

October 20, 2012 | 0 Comments