Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (Crown Publishing Group)

This will have to be a quick review as I’m in a place with no WiFi and I’m almost out of data-would be a nightmare in the Ready Player One universe, eh? Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, published by Crown Publishing Group, was my first read of 2022. It’s a sci-fi novel set in…… Continue reading Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (Crown Publishing Group)

Book Review: Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume (Windmill Books)

Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume, published through Windmill Books, isn’t a type of book I would normally pick up. In fact, it was a surprise from my one-time order of a blind date with a book box. I put off reading it for a while because it’s a dog book. I never read…… Continue reading Book Review: Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume (Windmill Books)

Book Review: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn (Simon & Schuster)

I first found Legendborn by Tracy Deonn, published by Simon & Schuster, through Bookstagram and it looked brilliant. YA fantasy/king Arthur retelling? Sign me up. Naturally, when I saw the book in the bookstore, I had to have it. It was on my backlist TBR for a while but this month I finally picked it…… Continue reading Book Review: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn (Simon & Schuster)

Book Review: King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo (ORION Children’s Books)

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I’ve been continuing on with the Grishaverse books to end June out. Last night, I finished King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo, published by ORION Children’s Books. It’s the first book in the latest duology of the universe. Unfortunately, I don’t have the next book, so finishing out the Grishaverse will have to wait. King…… Continue reading Book Review: King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo (ORION Children’s Books)

Book Review: The Toll by Neal Shusterman (Walker Books Ltd.)

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The Toll by Neal Shusterman, published by Walker Books Ltd., is the third and last book in the Arc of a Scythe trilogy, a young adult science fiction series. If you haven’t read the first two books, it would not be wise to read this review! This book takes off after the sinking of Endura…… Continue reading Book Review: The Toll by Neal Shusterman (Walker Books Ltd.)

Bookish Discussion: Negative Reviews

I just finished reading this awful book–yes, I typically force myself to read through books instead of DNF’ing (did not finish) them. It was a one star read for me, but I’m hesitant to write a negative review for it, in part because I received it for free from a publishing company that hoped I…… Continue reading Bookish Discussion: Negative Reviews

Book Review: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo (Orion Children’s Books)

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Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo is the sequel to Shadow and Bone, a trilogy I decided to get into since the hype tripled with the release of its Netflix show. You can read my Shadow and Bone review here. This is Leigh Bardugo’s first trilogy–I believe Shadow and Bone was her first-ever book. If…… Continue reading Book Review: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo (Orion Children’s Books)

Book Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (HotKeyBooks)

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After seeing The Cruel Prince, the first book in the Folk of the Air trilogy, be hyped up so much on Instagram and TikTok I decided to give it a chance. If everyone loved it so much, surely I would to, right? Bonus points: it included some characters from the Modern Faerie Tales series I…… Continue reading Book Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (HotKeyBooks)

Book Review: Scythe and Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman (Published by Simon & Schuster)

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Processed with VSCO with j5 preset Scythe is the first in the Arc of a Scythe series, set in the distant future where death has all but been eliminated thanks to technology and the Thunderhead which rules society. However, death is still necessary, which is why some people hold the honorable position of Scythe and…… Continue reading Book Review: Scythe and Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman (Published by Simon & Schuster)