Genre: Action & Adventure

Book Review: These Broken Stars (A Starboard Novel) by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

Book Review: These Broken Stars (A Starboard Novel) by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

“For a moment the image before us is frozen: our world, our lives, reduced to a handful broken stars half lost in uncharted space. Then it’s gone, the view swallowed by the hyperspace winds streaming past, blue-green auroras wiping the after-images away. Until all that’s left is us” I didn’t learn about these novels until last […]

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 […]

Series Review: The Wrath & the Dawn / The Rose & the Dagger by Renée Ahdieh

Posted May 23, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 4 Comments
Series Review: The Wrath & the Dawn / The Rose & the Dagger by Renée Ahdieh

“Love is a force unto itself, sayyidi. For love, people consider the unthinkable…and often achieve the impossible. I would not sneer at its power.” I received a copy of The Wrath & the Dawn last year when I attended the Romantic Times convention. It was the hot, “must-read” book at the time, yet I somehow put off reading […]

Book Review: The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo) by Rick Riordan

Posted May 18, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 2 Comments
Book Review: The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo) by Rick Riordan

“Nothing is more tragic than loving someone to the depths of your soul and knowing they cannot and will not ever love you back.” The long-awaited second spin-off to Rick Riordan’s popular Percy Jackson & the Olympians has finally been released, and it was everything I could have hoped for. This new series stars fallen god Apollo, […]

Book Review: Admiral by Sean Danker

Posted May 10, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: Admiral by Sean Danker

Sean Danker’s Admiral is a tense psychological thriller set in deep space. While the pacing is slow, I was never bored as the pace was reminiscent of Alien. Four people wake up to find they’re alone on a ship in some unknown place, and the crew is dead. The protagonist is labeled to be the Admiral, but it’s […]

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

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

The kids in Michael Grant’s Gone series have been stranded inside the FAYZ for seven months, and the longer they go without adult supervision, the more off the rails things go. They’re almost out of food, the dead walk the earth, and Zil and his cronies are bringing their race war between the “normals” and the “freaks” to […]

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

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

“Superpowers, don’t always make you a superhero.” Hunger, the second novel in Michael Grant’s Gone series takes the series to a horrifying turn. It’s been three months since the events in the first novel. The food has nearly run out. Everyone is starving, but still looking to Sam to save the day. When the pressure becomes too much, […]