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Sadie Review: An Intensely Important Story

Sadie Review: An Intensely Important Story

Trigger warnings: child sexual abuse, pedophilia, addiction I was completely unprepared for the journey that Sadie would take me on. It was intense and uncomfortable, and the story built up to such emotional end that I have to admit I spilled a few tears at the closing lines of the novel. It covers an incredibly important topic, […]

November 9, 2018 | 4 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 5 stars, Books, Reviews
Umbertouched By Livia Blackburne Review: End of A Conclusive, Quiet Duology

Umbertouched By Livia Blackburne Review: End of A Conclusive, Quiet Duology

Note: This is the sequel and conclusion to a duology, which you can find my review of the first book here. This review will contain minor spoilers! After reading and really enjoying Rosemarked by Livia Blackburne, I was super ready for Umbertouched! I couldn’t wait to dive back into Dineas and Zivah’s world and the […]

November 6, 2018 | 2 Comments
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