Review: The Shadow Reader by Sandy Williams

Review: The Shadow Reader by Sandy Williams

I. HATE. LOVE. TRIANGLES!!!! Ok, now that I’ve gotten that out of my system. I was thoroughly unimpressed by this book. The plot was good, sure, but it just lacked for me. Even the ending –  with everything falling apart and the death of an important character – felt rushed. Maybe because I was skimming to get to the end and get it over with, who knows. It wasn’t a bad book necessarily, but it wasn’t memorable at all. Her prose […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 15 November, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Review: Seizure by Kathy Reichs

Review: Seizure by Kathy Reichs

I have to admit, I didn’t read the synopsis before I started this. So, when the very first chapter was about pirates, I was a bit confused (albeit intrigued). My thought was, What does this have to do with a group of teenagers? But soon I found out – when Tory discovers the legend of Anne Bonny. From there on this book was a riveting mixture of adventure, danger, and excitement. I loved it!   The Virals bite off more than […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 12 November, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Book Haul (1)

Book Haul (1)

In My Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren     In My Mailbox is for sharing the books you’ve recently received, but I threw in some movies I wanted to share, too. I provided links to GoodReads for all of the books if you want to check them out :)           From the library:   Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia Seizure by Kathy Reichs Darkness Unbound -and- Darkness Rising by Keri Arthur The Shadow Reader […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 8 November, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Review: Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston

Review: Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston

This is another one that I didn’t really know what to think of at first. The first page instantly grabbed my attention with talk of Oberon, Titania, and Puck from A Midsummer’s Night dream. While I can’t stand the Shakespearean language (mainly because it’s way above my head, ha), I love the lore of the courts – mainly because of reading the Iron Fey by Julie Kagawa. So, after this first page, my expectations were set high.    Then I […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 8 November, 2011 | 1 Comment
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Review: Need by Carrie Jones

Review: Need by Carrie Jones

I didn’t really know what to think of this book. It started out really slow and although I love paranormal stuff, this story didn’t seem to sell very well at first. It came off as a little cheesy and cliche in some spots, but as the story started to pick up I actually found myself enjoying it. I almost gave up a couple times, but after like page 150 or so it finally gets interesting.   In the beginning Zara […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 6 November, 2011 | 0 Comments
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Review: Fins are Forever by Tera Lynn Childs

Review: Fins are Forever by Tera Lynn Childs

My first thought upon finishing this book: Ahhhhhhhh. I love happy endings, and I especially love books that leave no loose ends.    There’s trouble in paradise when Lily’s squid-brain cousin, Dosinia, shows up to live with her and learn the ways of humans. Things soon get knee-deep as said cousin takes an instant liking to Lily’s ex-crush. In an ironic twist of fate, Lily makes an unexpected trip home to visit.   I must say I admire Lily for […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 4 November, 2011 | 1 Comment
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