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Romeo & Juliet, X-Men & Revenge | Renegades by Marissa Meyer Audiobook Review

Romeo & Juliet, X-Men & Revenge | Renegades by Marissa Meyer Audiobook Review

Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review.   Renegades is a book that I have been putting off for a while. I have been very hesitant in diving in because of the lackluster early reviews. It’s unfortunate, really because Marissa Meyer is one of my favorite YA authors. I finally listened to the audiobook this month and I liked it? So, I’m not entirely sure how I feel about this book. Let’s just say that it is a very sloooooow book. I mean, the world building is amazing! In fact, it’s as vivid as her world […]

• Posted April 19, 2018 • 0 Comments

Sleeping Beauty In Space! Our Dark Stars by Audrey Grey and Krystal Wade [ARC Review + Giveaway]

Sleeping Beauty In Space! Our Dark Stars by Audrey Grey and Krystal Wade [ARC Review + Giveaway]

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.   Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. I was intrigued when I read the blurb for Our Dark Stars and I was not disappointed! This is the first book I read from the writing duo Audrey Grey and Krystal Wade, and I want to delve into their backlists! Our Dark Stars is fast-paced and full or epic space battles! I […]

• Posted March 30, 2018 • 4 Comments

For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund | Book Review

For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund | Book Review

Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. It took me a while (well years, really) to finally read this. I first For Darkness Shows the Stars a little after it came out and I was blown away by the awesome cover! I mean, LOOK AT THAT COVER! And the title is GENIUS! Anyway, fast forward to three months ago when I had some time to finally be inspired to read it. I think my mood just fit! I was FINALLY able to finish it! So, just as an aside, I haven’t READ or even […]

• Posted October 7, 2016 • 4 Comments

A revolution that missed the mark! The Book of Ivy/TheRevolution of Ivy by Amy Engle | Audiobook Review

A revolution that missed the mark! The Book of Ivy/TheRevolution of Ivy by Amy Engle | Audiobook Review

Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. This review is going to be a twofer because the second book doesn’t warrant its own review, and I will tell you why. Last year, I read this little book called The Book of Ivy and I loved it!  It was a sleeper dystopian that got under my skin before I even knew what was what!  It was surprising, to say the least, because this book would not have made it to my reading list if 1) I didn’t like the title, and 2) it wasn’t […]

• Posted May 18, 2016 • 6 Comments

Quick Reviews: Fire, The Cage, Shiver

Quick Reviews: Fire, The Cage, Shiver

For this quick review post, I decided to review the books that I DNF’d last year.  Incidentally, I really didn’t have a lot that I DNF’d last year so I promise, my quick reviews aren’t going to be about books that I DNF’d or that I hated.  I know some of these are fan favorites, but they just didn’t work for me. I am listing down 3 reasons why I DNF’d them.  Ready? GO! 3 REASONS WHY I DNF’d I honestly was expecting A LOT with Fire.  Since it is a companion for Graceling, which I absolutely LOVED, I came into this book […]

• Posted April 3, 2016 • 0 Comments

Stitching Snow by R.C. Lewis | Audiobook Review

Stitching Snow by R.C. Lewis | Audiobook Review

MY THOUGHTS Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Review At a Glance. Disclaimer:  I listened to the audiobook way back in August so I am not 100% certain about most of the details, but I will review this to the best of my memory. Not another Snow White re-telling! I know many reviewers have compared Stitching Snow by R.C. Lewis to Marissa Meyer’s The Lunar Chronicles but I promise you, it isn’t!  Sure, it has the same themes as TLC but there is a marked difference. Tell me more! Obviously, Princess Snow is missing and she is […]

• Posted January 13, 2016 • 5 Comments

The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey | Audiobook Review

The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey | Audiobook Review

MY THOUGHTS Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Review At a Glance. Ok, I admit it, I have never heard of The Fifth Wave until I saw the trailer a couple of months ago.  If you know me, you would know that I am so into aliens.  In fact, one of my favorite shows is Ancient Aliens, but I digress.  Let’s just say that I am very fascinated by aliens. What is it about? The Fifth Wave is about an alien attack on Earth.  The attacks come in waves; the first wave: total blackout; […]

• Posted January 6, 2016 • 4 Comments

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff | Book & Audiobook Review

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff | Book & Audiobook Review

MY THOUGHTS Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Review At a Glance. I have to really honest about this book, Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff and admit that it took me a while to finish reading it.  And as much as I loved it, and was blown away by it, I still had a hard time getting into the book.  In fact, this is the first book that I read in this format because I thought, hey, I wouldn’t be interested in reading a book in email or chat form. What makes the book […]

• Posted December 29, 2015 • 7 Comments