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Book Review: The Raven King (The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater

Book Review: The Raven King (The Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater

“He was a king. This was the year he was going to die.” Author Maggie Stiefvater closes out her popular Raven Cycle series with the fourth and final novel, The Raven King. From the very beginning, readers knew death awaited Blue Sargent’s one true love. Gansey was slated to die from the very beginning, yet it was hard not to […]

Book Review: The Ruins by Scott B. Smith

Book Review: The Ruins by Scott B. Smith

I saw the film adaptation years ago, so it kind of ruined an surprises in the book. However, Scott Smith’s The Ruins is still a must-read horror novel. Five young people travel to the Mexican jungle in search of one of their brothers, who was visiting a friend at an archeological site. When they arrive, the friends […]

Book Review: The Young Elites by Marie Lu

Book Review: The Young Elites by Marie Lu

“It is pointless to believe what you see, if you only see what you believe.” The Young Elites has been on my TBR list for a long time, and is actually what prompted me to read Legend. While both of Marie Lu’s series are set in a dystopian society, The Young Elites is a darker story. It takes place after […]

Book Review: The Haunting of Blackwood House by Darcy Coates

Book Review: The Haunting of Blackwood House by Darcy Coates

The Haunting of Blackwood House was a pretty suspenseful ghost story, though I figured out early on how it would all end, I still found it enjoyable. Darcy Coates weaves a spine-tingling story about a woman named Mara who buys her first house, only to discover it is haunted. Raised by spiritualists, Mara has sworn off […]

Book Review: Sunblind by Michael McBride

Book Review: Sunblind by Michael McBride

Michael McBride’s Sunblind is a gripping, horrific, thriller about a group of Mexicans crossing the Sonoran desert into the United States. One woman, Mayra, fleeing the horrors of her life, and looking for a better one discovers that there are worse things awaiting her in the sandy wastes. U.S. Border Patrol Agent Christian Rivera discovers the body […]

Book Review: Burning by Danielle Rollins

Book Review: Burning by Danielle Rollins

Burning by Danielle Rollins takes place in the Brunesfield Correctional Facility, which houses dangerous girls who aren’t sentenced to prison. Angela Davis is one of those girls, except she’s scheduled to get out in three months. Until Brunesfield receives a new occupant. One with strange and deadly abilities. The race is on to see if Angela […]

Book Review: Released (The Eternal Balance) by Jus Accardo

Book Review: Released (The Eternal Balance) by Jus Accardo

He’ll move Heaven and Hell to keep her safe… Released is the conclusion to Jus Accardo’s Eternal Balance trilogy. The story picks up on the heels of the second book, with Jax’s body taken completely over by his demon, Azirak. With the help of Jax’s girlfriend Samantha, Jax must finish the job he and Sam started to ensure […]