In case you missed my review for Sanctuary, I absolutely loved the first book! It was gripping, the aliens were chilling, and I loved the dark Alien-esque feel it had going for it. It was a space horror through and through and kept you on the edge of your seat. This book? Not so much. There was some major Second Book Syndrome going on here. The parts that I loved so much about the first book – namely, the scary aliens […]
Do you ever read a book and LOVE it – then you wait in desperate anticipation for months for the sequel, only to read it and be totally let down? Happens to me ALL. THE. TIME. What is it with Second Book Syndrome? Here’s a few that I gave very different ratings to the second book as compared to the first: Do you agree with any of these? What sequels were you disappointed by?
I never reviewed this way back when I read it, but I just discovered a half-assed review draft on the blog and thought I’d transfer it here. Cuz let’s face it, I’m never gonna actually write a real review *shrugs* I really enjoyed the movie, but when I saw it I was thinking to myself, “I read the book but I don’t remember ANY of this???” So I don’t know if they changed a lot or if my memory is […]
CAUTION: MASSIVE SPOILERS FOR LIFEL1K3 So, with the way the first book left off, I was wondering hardcore where that would leave us and what would happen next. The character turnarounds in this one were astounding! I’m sad that Eve is basically a villain now, but it makes for a really interesting story! I’m hoping there’s still some redemption for her in the future. It’s kind of scary how far off the deep end she went after the revelations in […]
July haul Bought Dark Age by Pierce Brown We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal – SIGNED (Good Choice Reading) Nevernight ceramic mug (Owlcrate BST group) Supreme Commander patch (FaeCrate archives) Raven Boys collector coin, FaeCrate exclusive (BST group) From the publisher Cursed by Thomas Wheeler & Frank Miller (Simon & Schuster) In the Woods by Carrie Jones & Steven E. Wedel (Tor) A Crash of Fate (Star Wars) by Zoraida Cordova (Disney) Permanent Record by Mary H.K. Choi […]
Sign up HERE Bout of Books starts next week and I am super excited!!! I’ve barely read at all the last couple months (new boyfriend is taking all my time, oops) and I seriously miss it. I’ve fallen way behind and am in serious need of a catch up, so I’ve been really looking forward to this readathon! GOALS Finish current reads ✓ Containment by Caryn Lix (on page 102/480) Soul of the Sword by Julie Kagawa (currently at 17%) Get […]