Category: DNF

Why I DNFed These Books

Why I DNFed These Books

I don’t normally review books that I don’t finish, but I normally DNF for good reason. In that case, I thought it would be important to share my thoughts. As I experienced today, there can be nothing more horrifying than picking up a highly anticipated book and finding that it contains offensive material that actually […]

April 29, 2017 | 25 Comments
Giveaway (AUS) & Review: Firstlife by Gena Showalter – Multiple Lives, Different Ways

Giveaway (AUS) & Review: Firstlife by Gena Showalter – Multiple Lives, Different Ways

Going into Firstlife, I was optimistic about the two lives concept, where you have two chances to live. Myriad believes in wealth and reincarnation, that your first life is merely a rehearsal before reaping the rewards in the afterlife. They believe that your soul is reborn after your second death. Troika, believes that both lives matter as much as […]

February 21, 2016 | 48 Comments
Fantasy Reviews #4: Assassin’s Heart & Promise of Shadows (by Bec)

Fantasy Reviews #4: Assassin’s Heart & Promise of Shadows (by Bec)

For a book about assassins, I would’ve expected more assassinating. Set in a fervently religious world where killing each other is normal, Assassin’s Heart featured more telling than showing. The world in Assassin’s Heart made no sense to me whatsoever. Built upon a world with nine families worshipping a death god, the Saldana family are the most powerful and […]

February 12, 2016 | 45 Comments
DNF Review: Poison Princess by Kresley Cole – Sure, if you like creepy bullies

DNF Review: Poison Princess by Kresley Cole – Sure, if you like creepy bullies

I have never felt so strongly about needing to DNF a book in my life. If a book isn’t quite my thing, I can usually trudge through it for completion’s sake. But instead, Poison Princess made me feel creeped out, uncomfortable and just downright nasty for reading it. Jackson is probably the worst love interest […]

January 6, 2014 | 38 Comments