That Crime Called Miscommunication

The Winner's Crime by Marie Rutkoski My rating: 5 of 5 stars Were all her lies to Arin worth it, if she couldn't see the truth? Kestrel had thought she'd known what was best for Arin. Perhaps her greatest lies were the ones she'd told to herself. This is the most achingly frustrating novel I… Continue reading That Crime Called Miscommunication

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Crying in the Deep

Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young My rating: 1.5 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. (I apologize for the long delay.) It's time to be a big girl now. And big girls don't cry. —Fergie On page 12, Eelyn says… Continue reading Crying in the Deep

A Book that Won Me Over

The Winner's Curse by Marie Rutkoski My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars She reminded herself bitterly that this was what curiosity had bought her: fifty keystones for a singer who refused to sing, a friend who wasn't her friend, some one who was hers and yet would never be hers. The Winner's Curse is now… Continue reading A Book that Won Me Over

Bitterness Conquered

Eden Conquered by Joelle Charbonneau My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, HarperCollins, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. After everything he had done, and everything they had learned, she was still acting as his shield. Eden Conquered is probably the most fast-paced book I've read… Continue reading Bitterness Conquered

Too Much of a Good Thing

The Queens of Innis Lear by Tessa Gratton My rating: 2 of 5 stars Thank you, Macmillan, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Sometimes we forgive others because it keeps our own hearts whole, not because they deserve it or for any thought of them. What in… Continue reading Too Much of a Good Thing

Perhaps This Is Better than Game of Thrones

The Smoke Thieves by Sally Green My rating: 4 of 5 stars Tash had thought demons were scary, but men could be just as bad. Oh no, I lost count of how many characters died. Hahaha. I don't care about Game of Thrones, but fans of the latter might like this book indeed. Reading it… Continue reading Perhaps This Is Better than Game of Thrones

Josh the Nonconformist

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars It was impossible, of course. But when did that ever stop any dreamer from dreaming. Dear Majority, I didn't end up loving STD (what an acronym!), but please don't send me to the gallows. xD I loved the ever-relatable Lazlo, Laini Taylor's candylicious… Continue reading Josh the Nonconformist

If Mare Barrow Were More Likable

Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, Penguin Random House, for giving me a finished copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. My mother was known as the Fire Queen, regal and strong. But I am the Ash Princess, a living joke. From the get-go, I… Continue reading If Mare Barrow Were More Likable

Who Cares about Game of Thrones?

Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes My rating: 5 of 5 stars Magic will find those with pure hearts, even when all seems lost. Fantasy has always been one of my favorite genres, especially when it features a cast of problematic, vengeful, and power-hungry royals. Thus, when Sasha Alsberg (my crush) recommended this phenomenal book on… Continue reading Who Cares about Game of Thrones?

Divine Neutrality

Circe by Madeline Miller My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars Thank you, Hachette Book Group, for giving me a finished copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. When I was born, the name for what I was did not exist. I finally finished this book after reading it for more than a… Continue reading Divine Neutrality