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The Star-Touched Queen Review: A Beautiful Setting Where I Had NFI What Was Going On

The Star-Touched Queen Review: A Beautiful Setting Where I Had NFI What Was Going On

A sumptuous, luxurious setting based around Indian folklore and the Hades/Persephone story, The Star-Touched Queen was both magical and enchanting. Similar to The Wrath and the Dawn, Maya is taken by the mysterious Amar into his own world, where she’s made a Queen. However, the mysteries stack up when he disappears each night, leading to Maya uncovering her […]

December 16, 2016 | 40 Comments
Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman Review: Ancient Greek Legends Come to Life

Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman Review: Ancient Greek Legends Come to Life

Blending historical fiction with an engaging YA fantasy, Legacy of Kings takes a look at Alexander the Great during his teenage years before his rise to power. And what a rich and fascinating world it was, bringing to life a period in history where Greek royalty practiced the occult, where an army was run by a 16 […]

September 24, 2015 | 34 Comments
Talon by Julie Kagawa Review: Lamest Dragons Ever

Talon by Julie Kagawa Review: Lamest Dragons Ever

Dragons in human form, where did we go wrong? Featuring almost every annoying YA trope ever, from love triangles, to insta-love, to a secret identity hidden amongst humans and a rash whiny heroine, Talon is possibly one of the biggest disappointments I’ve had all year. I picked up Talon having loved Julie Kagawa’s Iron Fey spin-off series and Blood […]

December 3, 2014 | 63 Comments
Contemporary YA Reviews #2: Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid & Zac & Mia by A.J. Betts

Contemporary YA Reviews #2: Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid & Zac & Mia by A.J. Betts

Jeann’s Thoughts  Road trips bring about a sense of adventure, exploration, new people and sights. The idea behind Let’s Get Lost is appealing, where a girl sets her sights on a destination and plans on helping people and having adventures along the way. It’s more of a fluffy, fun and adventurous read that isn’t meant […]

September 11, 2014 | 49 Comments
Rain by Amanda Sun Review: Kami Gods descend on Tokyo

Rain by Amanda Sun Review: Kami Gods descend on Tokyo

A wonderful Japanese setting coupled with a rich exploration of Japanese mythology about Kami, Rain was an excellent sequel of Ink. I love how the Paper Gods series brings the rich and vibrant Japanese culture to life. It interchanges the language into the dialogue which is never difficult to pick up, talks about wearing traditional yukata, having bento boxes for lunch and living […]

August 25, 2014 | 45 Comments
The Break-Up Artist by Philip Siegel Review: Being bitter about relationships

The Break-Up Artist by Philip Siegel Review: Being bitter about relationships

How many books do we see centered on couples getting together and  romance, resulting in eye-rolling corny scenes and cliche lines? Becca totally feels our pain, so she spends her spare time breaking up the cheesy couples at her school for some cash. The Break-Up Artist opened with a lot of potential, Becca started out to […]

June 23, 2014 | 67 Comments