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.…

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…

The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson

The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson

The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars 4.5 Okay, initially I threw out a 5 star for this book. It was a little hasty. I love this book, but I’m not sure it’s yet earned the full five stars. It was still freaking awesome. I loved this book so much as…

Undertow by Michael Buckley

Undertow by Michael Buckley

Undertow by Michael Buckley My rating: 4 of 5 stars Disclaimer: I received and advanced reader copy through Goodreads First Reads. Can some one please tell me why more people don’t know about this book? I absolutely loved it. No, it isn’t completely ridden of YA tropes, but there are plenty in there to irritate…

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak My rating: 4 of 5 stars I am not one of those people who fell head over heels for this story. I didn’t end up a blubbering mess. It was an interesting story and if that is considering controversial so be it. This is not a slam of this…

Half Bad by Sally Green

Half Bad by Sally Green My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars Okay, let me make it clear this is actually more like a 3.5 maybe even a 3.75 if I could get really into the nitty gritty, but for the sake of goodreads it is going to get a 3. Half Bad is a straight…