Audiobook Review: One of Us is Next by Karen M. McManus

Audiobook Review: One of Us is Next by Karen M. McManus
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 11, 2020 | 1 Comment

I really enjoyed One of Us is Lying, but sadly this one didn’t quite have the same magic. I adored the characters in the first book (and the amazing narrators brought them to life and gave them unique and distinct personalities), but I struggled with the characters in the sequel. Honestly, for the first half of the book I kept getting Maeve and Phoebe mixed up. Their narrators sounded too similar, and I had trouble keeping them separate in my […]

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Books I Didn’t Finish: April 2020 (the slump continues)

Books I Didn’t Finish: April 2020 (the slump continues)
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Oath Taker by Audrey Grey Series: Kingdom of Runes #1 Published by Starfall Press (5.23.2019) Genres: High Fantasy, Young Adult Format: eBook, 317 pages Source: I own it Light magic is forbidden. Dark magic spells death. Haven has both. ​ After the Prince of Penryth saved her from captivity, seventeen-year-old Haven Ashwood spends her days protecting the kind prince and her nights secretly fighting the monsters outside the castle walls.  When one of those monsters kidnaps Prince Bell, Haven must ally with Archeron Halfbane and […]

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ARC Review: House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess

ARC Review: House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 4, 2020 | 1 Comment

This book was one of my most anticipated 2020 releases! I was DYING to get my hands on it, and was ready to start begging (okay, I kind of begged in buy/sell/trade groups, trying to get someone to trade with me lol), and I finally got lucky enough that the publisher responded to my ARC request with a Netgalley widget! Yay! Did it live up to the hype? Yes and no. Honestly, I was a little disappointed in it overall. […]

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Audiobook Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

Audiobook Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.” – Milton This book didn’t get to me as much as I’d hoped it would. I didn’t cry while reading it – there were a few quotes that hit me really hard, but I didn’t actually get choked up until I read the author’s note. The book itself fell a bit flat for me, which makes me really sad. I felt […]

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ARC Review: Aurora Burning by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman

ARC Review: Aurora Burning by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on April 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Caution: Possible spoilers for Aurora Rising HOLY. SHIT. YOU GUYS. This was my most anticipated 2020 release, and it did NOT disappoint! It was just as amazing and epic and mind blowing as Aurora Rising was. No second book syndrome here! I devoured this book within 24 hours of receiving it (and may or may not have screeched like a banshee and done a happy dance when it arrived, heh). Feeling so tiny makes me realize just how big what […]

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DNF Review: Race the Sands by Sarah Beth Durst

DNF Review: Race the Sands by Sarah Beth Durst
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on April 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

The book I read was an uncorrected proof. Any quotes used may be subject to change. Color me disappointed, because I was really looking forward to this one. The concept is incredible! Bad people’s souls are reincarnated as monsters called Kehoks in their next life, and basically take the form of a chimera. People race them, and the Kehok that wins gets redemption for their soul. It’s so cool! However, this book fell really flat for me. My main issue […]

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