Genre: Young Adult

And the Ocean Was Our Sky Review: Beautiful, Poetic But Slightly Confusing

And the Ocean Was Our Sky Review: Beautiful, Poetic But Slightly Confusing

I absolutely love Patrick Ness’s books and his storytelling, and I was excited by And the Ocean Was Our Sky because of how similar its (physical) vibe was to A Monster Calls. And the Ocean Was Our Sky is a retelling of Moby Dick, which I confess I have never read… but there isn’t much prerequisite knowledge you need in order […]

December 11, 2018 | 2 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 4 stars, Books, Reviews
This Cruel Design Review: Smart Sci-Fi Sequel with Gene Manipulation

This Cruel Design Review: Smart Sci-Fi Sequel with Gene Manipulation

This review contains spoilers for This Mortal Coil, the first book in the series. Check out my review here if you haven’t read it yet (which you should)! When it comes to action-packed, science fiction about gene manipulation, you can’t get any better than this series. I absolutely love how this series covers DNA manipulation, […]

December 1, 2018 | 4 Comments
Fire & Heist by Sarah Beth Durst Review: Dragons + Family = An Amazing Ride!

Fire & Heist by Sarah Beth Durst Review: Dragons + Family = An Amazing Ride!

Get ready for an incredible adventure and determined heroine that is unputdownable from start to finish! Fire and Heist places magical beings such as wizards and were-dragons – or wyverns – in our currently time today. The catch? No one really knows their secrets, not even Sky, whose family used to be on the council […]

November 27, 2018 | 2 Comments
Jeann & Jenna Discuss The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

Jeann & Jenna Discuss The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

After reading and loving the audiobook of The Gentlemen’s Guide to Vice and Virtue earlier this year, we were both highly anticipating The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy. Featuring Monty’s vivacious sister Felicity, who is ambitious and asexual, we knew we were going to be in for an adventure. But what did we both think of […]

November 23, 2018 | 6 Comments
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