Heir of Fire by Sarah J Maas

Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas

Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas My rating: 4 of 5 stars Review Time! Okay so this review literally took me two days to write. I had so much to say and wanted to make sure I said it all just right, so here we go. Heir of Fire took the Throne of Glass…

Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Beautiful, funny, sad, and complicated. Review time! Everything is Illuminated is a complex journey. With three stories interwoven you come to love and care for the characters presented. You laugh. You cry. There’s all sorts of emotions brewing in this story that…

Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older

Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older

Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars What I’m about to say and what you can probably tell upsets me: I only liked to write this book. I didn’t love it like I wanted to. Trust me, I really wanted to love this story. There’s a minority on the cover. So…

Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Foundation by Isaac Asimov My rating: 4 of 5 stars Be warned this book is not for the week of heart. It is dense reading. It is extremely politics heavy and is not the kind of story where you get attached to characters and grow with them. However, if you do stick it out this…

Redshirts by John Scalzi

Redshirts by John Scalzi

Redshirts by John Scalzi My rating: 4 of 5 stars If the ending didn’t leave me crying for some nebulous reason this would have had a lower score. But it brought out some weird emotion that many books can’t so it gets 4. — It’s review time. I really enjoyed this book. There aren’t many…

Crown of Midnight by Sarah J Maas

Crown of Midnight by Sarah J Maas

Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars The plot was more intricate, but it wasn’t as tight and sometimes meandered. Review time! I really enjoyed this book. There was just something about being drawn into this world that just felt right. I hadn’t read the first book in 8…

Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars There was a lot of good but more issues than I can ignore to give a 4. All issues will likely improve in the next books. I’ll definitely be reading on. It’s review time. There are a lot of people that absolutely love Falling…

Armada by Ernest Cline

Armada by Ernest Cline

Armada by Ernest Cline My rating: 4 of 5 stars There are times when a book just speaks to you. It hits the right chords makes you think and more importantly squeal like a little girl given a fluffy unicorn. This books filled me with so much joy while evoking a sense of camaraderie that…

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo My rating: 4 of 5 stars Needs more Darkling. Yes, in short my main feeling coming off this novel was that I needed more of the Darkling. This is largely because he is one of my favorite characters in the series. I was however introduced to a new favorite.…

Soulless by Gail Carriger

Soulless by Gail Carriger

Soulless by Gail Carriger My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Okay, breath. I’ve managed to decompress after reading this novel. It sent me into fits of joy and had me squealing and declaring my love for a new OTP. Was it perfect? Nope. Was it everything I needed and didn’t even realize? Yes. Let me…

The Fault in Our Star by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars Fiction is not made up of real people for the most part. They are creations. I understand this, but part of great fiction is making the characters feel real. That said, none of the characters felt real. They felt like a…

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin My rating: 4 of 5 stars I can’t say too much in this review because this is the second book in the series and relies heavily on the twists and turns. Thus getting into any of the specifics that may not be super spoilery for this book…

Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine My rating: 4 of 5 stars I received an uncorrected proof through Goodreads First read program. It will be released on July 7th, 2015. When I received a copy of Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine I was extremely excited. Something thrilled me. It was a book about books…