Genre: Fantasy & Magic

Book Review: The Scorpio Races

Book Review: The Scorpio Races

The Good…: Author Maggie Stiefvater excels at setting the scene for the titular Scorpio Races. The story is told from dueling viewpoints of race champion Sean Kendrick and newbie Puck Connolly. Each of them have a reason they need to win the race, yet develop a relationship that is at odds with their goal. Puck and Sean are […]

Book Review: Ensnared (Splintered #3)

Book Review: Ensnared (Splintered #3)

 Review: Caution! There will be spoilers from first two books. Proceed at your own risk!! The Good..: In her third installment, A. G. Howard wraps up her Splintered series with the action packed conclusion, Ensnared. In the third novel, Alyssa and her father journey to the looking-glass world, AnyElsewhere, to save Jeb, Morpheus, and her mother after the disastrous prom. […]

Book Review: Unhinged (Splintered #2)

Book Review: Unhinged (Splintered #2)

Review: Caution! There will be spoilers. Proceed at your own risk!! The Good…  While I adored Howard’s re-imagining of Wonderland in the first novel, setting the second book in the “real world” was a nice twist. In Unhinged, Alyssa struggled between adapting to being back in her “real” life as Jeb’s girlfriend, and with her mother back […]

Book Review: The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare

Posted December 15, 2014 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare

This past November, Cassandra Clare’s novellas featuring eccentric warlock Magnus Bane were finally released in an anthology chronicling his adventures through history. Magnus was always a character in both of Clare’s The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices series, but was previously viewed mostly through the eyes of the other characters. Now, fans of those series can get to […]

Book Review: City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare

Posted June 26, 2014 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare

Author Cassandra Clare concluded her international best-selling young adult book series, The Mortal Instruments, with the sixth book in the series titled City of Heavenly Fire. I really loved the first three books in the series, and wasn’t thrilled when Clare decided to continue it after previously deciding this saga would be a trilogy. Boy, […]