Book Review: The Assassin Game by Kirsty McKay

Book Review: The Assassin Game by Kirsty McKay

I received Kirsty McKay’s The Assassin Game as an ARC from the publisher. Reading the synopsis, I couldn’t help thinking that this sounded like a good story about teen assassins. It’s not. In fact it’s not anything I thought it would be, but I still enjoyed it. Instead of teen assassins, I got teens playing a game […]

Book Review: Fear (A Gone Novel) by Michael Grant

Book Review: Fear (A Gone Novel) by Michael Grant

“In the land of the blind, a one-eyed man is king.” Fear picks up four months after Plague. Sam, Edilio, Dekka, and others are living out at the lake while Caine and Albert rule Perdido Beach. It’s been an entire year since all of the adults disappeared, and the survivors are trying to move on from the […]

Book Review: The Problem with Forever by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Book Review: The Problem with Forever by Jennifer L. Armentrout

“Forever was something we all took for granted, but the problem with forever was that it really didn’t exist.” The Problem with Forever is Jennifer L. Armentrout’s latest YA romance. Set in Baltimore, the story follows a traumatized Mallory after she decides to quit home school, and spend her senior year in public school instead. Mallory […]

Book Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Book Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

I began reading Blake Crouch’s books with the Wayward Pines trilogy. I loved the fast-paced writing, suspense, and mystery. I then followed it up with Abandon, which I found to be a huge disappointment. Dark Matter, thank god, wasn’t the least bit disappointing. My faith in Crouch’s writing has been renewed, and gave me back my desire to devour all of […]

Book Review: And I Darken (The Conquerors Saga) by Kiersten White

Book Review: And I Darken (The Conquerors Saga) by Kiersten White

“So the question becomes, Daughter of the Dragon, what will you sacrifice? What will you let be taken away so that you, too, can have power?” I received an advanced copy of And I Darken this spring when I attended Yallwest. It sounded interesting, but I put it to the side as I tried to catch up […]

Book Review: Ice Like Fire (Snow Like Ashes)) by Sara Raasch (Spoiler + Rant)

Book Review: Ice Like Fire (Snow Like Ashes)) by Sara Raasch (Spoiler + Rant)

“The most powerful magic of all is choice.” In Ice Like Fire, readers find Meira not too long after the events in the first book. She’s struggling with her new role as queen, while grappling with her new reality of being under Cordell’s thumb. Though she wants her people to be safe, Meira doesn’t feel that magic […]

Book Review: Plague (A Gone Novel) by Michael Grant

Book Review: Plague (A Gone Novel) by Michael Grant

Eight months since all the adults disappeared from Perdito Beach, the survivors discover a new horror. A plague has come to town, and is wiping out the kids in the way that hunger and lies have failed to do. In Author Michael Grant’s fourth installment of his best-selling Gone series Sam, Astrid, Caine, Diana, and […]