Book Review

A Gathering of Shadows

Title: A Gathering of Shadows Author: V.E. Schwab Series: Shades of Magic (#2) Published by: Tor Books (February 23, 2016) Pages: 512 (Hardcover) Rating: 4.5/5 I absolutely adored the first book in this series, A Darker Shade of Magic, so I knew I just had to pick this book up. And, I wasn’t disappointed. This is such a fantastic installment in the series…… Continue reading A Gathering of Shadows

Book Review

A Darker Shade of Magic

Title: A Darker Shade of Magic Author: V.E. Schwab Series: Shades of Magic (#1) Published by: Tor Books (February 24, 2015) Pages: 400 (Hardcover) Rating: 4.5/5 A Darker Shade of Magic is my first V.E. Schwab book, but it definitely won’t be my last. I absolutely love her writing style- and I adore the characters she’s created. “Kell wore a very peculiar coat.…… Continue reading A Darker Shade of Magic

Book Review

By Your Side

Title: By Your Side Author: Kasie West Published by: Harper Teen (January 31, 2017) Pages: 342 (Paperback) Rating: 3/5 I really enjoy Kasie West’s books. I don’t think they are the best written things about there – and they often don’t have a ton of depth. However, they are compulsively readable, adorable romances. By Your Side follows the story of Autumn…… Continue reading By Your Side

Book Review

The Bear and the Nightingale

Title: The Bear and the Nightingale Author: Katherine Arden Published by: Del Rey (January 17, 2017) Pages: 336 (Hardcover) Rating: 5/5 The Bear and the Nightingale was on my list of most anticipated debuts. The blurb sounded fascinating, and it was recommended for fans of The Night Circus and Uprooted. Both of which I love. So, I knew I was going…… Continue reading The Bear and the Nightingale

Book Review

Leviathan Wakes

Title: Leviathan Wakes Author: James S. A. Corey Series: The Expanse (#1) Published by: Orbit (June 15, 2011) Pages: 582 (Paperback) Rating: 4.5/5 So, The Expanse is a massively popular adult Science Fiction series (which has now been turned into a TV show on Syfy) that I’ve been seeing everywhere. I’ve never read much adult sci-fi, but that is one of my…… Continue reading Leviathan Wakes

Book Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Title: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Author: Alexander Freed Published by: Del Ray Books (December 20, 2016) Pages: 319 (Hardcover) Rating: 5/5 (10/5 – no 20/5. Basically, all the stars.) So this is my first foray into the written world of Star Wars. I initially picked this up because I loved Rogue One – its now my second favorite Star Wars…… Continue reading Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Book Review

Crystal Storm

Title: Crystal Storm Author: Morgan Rhodes Series: Falling Kingdoms (#5) Published by: Razorbil (December 13, 2016) Pages: 379 (Hardcover) Rating: 3.5/5 I discovered the Falling Kingdoms series in late 2016, and basically binge read books 1-4 in preparation for the release of Crystal Storm. Falling Kingdoms has been marketed as YA Game of Thrones which kinda makes sense as it is…… Continue reading Crystal Storm