ARC Book Review: The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski

ARC Book Review: The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski

DNF at 25% SUMMARY Poor tragic Kestral has tied herself into a marriage with someone she doesn’t love to save someone she does. WORLDBUILDING Like, whatever. Fuck your fake version of slavery. CHARACTER Fuck Kestral, too. At 25%, which is where I put this book down once and for all nearly in tears, she casually […]

Review: Assassin Study by Maria V Snyder

Review: Assassin Study by Maria V Snyder

A short review for a short story found at http://www.mariavsnyder.com/assassinstudy.php Yelena has left Ixia to return home to her long-lost family and learn to control her magic, but someone’s taken her execution order and is determined to follow it through. Can Valek, master assassin, save the love of his life without revealing himself? I quite […]

Book Review: Spark Rising by Kate Corcino

Book Review: Spark Rising by Kate Corcino

DNF at 33% Unfortunately while the writing is technically competent and the world-building is phenomenal, I’ve been attempting to read this quite intense and heavy tome for over a month now and I have absolutely no desire to finish. I find myself dreading going back to this book. While the concept is quite intriguing, I […]

Project Tomorrow: When The War Began

Project Tomorrow: When The War Began

I originally read this series when I was in school. Nearly 20 years after it was first published there was a film version, which for the record, a lot of people hated. Except me. I freaking loved it. Maybe because I was living overseas at the time and I was pretty excited about an Aussie […]

Book Review: The Assassin’s Blade by Sarah J Maas

Book Review: The Assassin’s Blade by Sarah J Maas

DNF after 2 novellas Managed to read The Assassin and the Pirate Lord. Lord, it was atrocious. I WANT to love this series. Everyone raves about the sequels. I really, really want to love it. There is nothing I like better than a kick-ass girl in a fantasy novel. But there’s some things I can’t […]

Book Review: Pawn by Aimee Carter

Book Review: Pawn by Aimee Carter

SUMMARY Kitty has failed the mandatory test that will determine her rank for the rest of her life – she’s been branded a III. With no prospects and no hope she accepts the offer to take up a VII – a rank only given to members of the ruling family of America. She is Masked […]

ARC Book Review: Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch

ARC Book Review: Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch

SUMMARY Meira is an orphan, one of only a handful of refugees of the fallen kingdom of Winter fighting to regain a lost locket of magical power. When she manages to restore half of the lost locket, it sets into motion a series of events that will reveal old secrets and hopefully help free her […]

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