Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Book Review: Survivors (The Morningstar Strain) by Z. A. Recht

Book Review: Survivors (The Morningstar Strain) by Z. A. Recht

After completing Thunder and Ashes, there was no way I couldn’t pick up Survivors right away. The third and final novel in Z. A. Recht’s The Morningstar Strain series finds the survivors trying to make their way towards Omaha. Dr. Anna Demilio is at work trying to create a vaccine, if not a cure, for Morningstar. Despite what former NSA Agent […]

Book Review: Thunder and Ashes (The Morningstar Strain) by Z. A. Recht

Book Review: Thunder and Ashes (The Morningstar Strain) by Z. A. Recht

In Thunder and Ashes, the second book in Z. A. Recht’s The Morningstar Strain, readers pick up with the survivors three months later. The Morningstar Strain has swept the globe, and the survivors find themselves divided, but trying to find their way towards each other in an effort to create a vaccine. As Dr. Demilio and her group flee […]

Book Revisit: Plague of the Dead by Z. A. Recht

Book Revisit: Plague of the Dead by Z. A. Recht

I first read Z. A. Recht’s Plague of the Dead years ago (~5 years ago?), and was hooked. However, back then I was trying to get books mostly through the library as I was subbing, and didn’t consistently have extra cash to spend on books. For some reason I was determined to download the ebook instead of […]

Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

“There must be something in books, something we can’t imagine, to make a woman stay in a burning house; there must be something there. You don’t stay for nothing.” I never read Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 in high school, but I’ve always wanted to read it. As you guys know, I love dystopian stories, so I knew […]

Book Review: The Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes

Posted April 6, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: The Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes

“If you want crappy things to stop happening to you, then stop accepting crap and demand something more. —CRISTINA YANG, GREY’S ANATOMY” When my book club decided to read executive producer and writer Shonda Rhimes memoir The Year of Yes: How to Dance it Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be your Own Person, I was excited. […]

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: The King’s Curse (The Cousins’ War #6) by Philippa Gregory

Book Review: The King’s Curse (The Cousins’ War #6) by Philippa Gregory

Philippa Gregory returns to her acclaimed The Cousins’ War series with the sixth installment, The King’s Curse. This novel tells the fascinating story of Margaret Pole, Henry VIII’s cousin, and lady-in-waiting to Katherine of Aragon. Picking up years after the previous novel, The White Princess, left off, we find Margaret Pole, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, learning of the curse […]