Jenna’s Five Disappointing Reads of 2017

Jenna’s Five Disappointing Reads of 2017

I haven’t read a lot of books this year and I have to say that there weren’t that many standouts for me this year. I read a lot of books that I found to be very average and some that were disappointing and didn’t live up to the hype for me. So here are my […]

December 21, 2017 | 10 Comments
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Mask of Shadows Review: Amazing, Action-Packed, Diverse Fantasy Full Of Intrigue!

Mask of Shadows Review: Amazing, Action-Packed, Diverse Fantasy Full Of Intrigue!

Note: The author has content warning posted on her Tumblr, which you can find here. Mask of Shadows contains violence, abuse, PTSD, displacement, misgendering, and self-harm. Please be aware of this before reading! After searching relentlessly for a fantasy that would capture my attention from beginning to end, I finally found it in Mask of […]

December 19, 2017 | 4 Comments
We’re All Optimists

We’re All Optimists

Optimism. I have been thinking a lot lately about our attitude to life and how this affects us in reading and blogging. I recently read an article about how people who are always late (such as myself), tend to have a warped sense of time because they believe they can achieve more in the time […]

December 16, 2017 | 14 Comments
The Speaker Review: Incredible Sequel For An Underrated YA Fantasy Series

The Speaker Review: Incredible Sequel For An Underrated YA Fantasy Series

Note: This is the sequel to The Reader, which you can find my review here. It will contain minor spoilers! WHAT. A. STORY. Traci Chee does it again with her clever writing, multifaceted characters, and heart-aching storyline(s). The Speaker starts from where The Reader leaves off, but everything is much more intense: Sefia’s feelings towards […]

December 12, 2017 | 8 Comments
Rosemarked Review: Quiet YA Fantasy That Deserves More Love!

Rosemarked Review: Quiet YA Fantasy That Deserves More Love!

While I enjoyed this author’s previous work, Midnight Thief, which you can find my review here, Rosemarked was on another level. Readers can really tell how much Blackburne’s writing has grown as she continues to write in-depth stories with a multitude of characters. In Rosemarked, we follow the first-person POV’s of Zivah and Dineas, both […]

December 5, 2017 | 8 Comments
This Mortal Coil Review: A thrill-ride of science, hacking & zombies

This Mortal Coil Review: A thrill-ride of science, hacking & zombies

When a deadly virus takes over the world, what do humans do to combat it? With the help of gene therapy, biotechnology and DNA manipulation, Catarina’s dad has created a cure to save the world from being infected. It takes a lot to surprise a zombie aficionado such as myself, but This Mortal Coil definitely surprised me, […]

December 2, 2017 | 8 Comments