Category: Book Reviews


Review: The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

Review: The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

I am vengeance. I loved Not a Drop to Drink, so I was expecting to like this book even though it’s outside of my genre comfort zone. But I wasn’t expecting for it to blow me away! This book is so raw and realistic. There’s something about Mindy’s writing that perfectly captures the characters and coveys the story. But more than that, this book is pretty heavy. It’s very honest about what it’s like to be a teenager in a way that most […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 16 September, 2016 | 4 Comments
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Review: Metaltown by Kristen Simmons

Review: Metaltown by Kristen Simmons

This was Metaltown. Things didn’t change in Metaltown. You changed, and if you didn’t you paid. Beautifully written as always, Kristen! This book was dark and gritty, and perfectly portrayed the struggles of the world. It was such a beautiful and (and heartbreaking) story! I love that it showed the power of rising up and letting your voice be heard. The unfairness of everything really struck me, I thought Kristen did a fabulous job driving that home! I really felt for the characters and […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 12 September, 2016 | 3 Comments
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Review: Disruption by Jessica Shirvington

Review: Disruption by Jessica Shirvington

Wow! I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed this book. I loooved all the cool science-y tech involved! The concept of the pheromone technology was super awesome! Kinda scary, actually, seeing as how it’s not all that far-fetched. Everyone became so dependent on the Phera-tech that they no longer followed their hearts. I can’t imagine how horrible it would be to pair yourself with someone based solely on what a piece of machinery tells you, and not because you […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 5 September, 2016 | 3 Comments
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Review: City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

Review: City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

Okay, so I’d enjoy anything Mortal Instruments just because I love the world. But sadly, I’ve fallen out of love with this series. Don’t get me wrong, I still enjoyed it while reading – but ever since City of Glass, the books have failed to leave a lasting impression on me. It’s kind of like beating a dead horse at this point. I strongly believe that Cassie should have left this a trilogy, the way it was originally meant to […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 2 September, 2016 | 1 Comment
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Review: Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

Review: Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

I’m not really sure what I was expecting with this book, honestly. I was a bit worried about it being Middle Grade, since I’ve never read MG before and I was afraid it’d be too sophomoric for me. But true to Tahereh’s writing, it was quite beautiful! The only thing really MG about this book is the characters’ ages and disposition. It wasn’t as flowery as her usual prose, but it was still on a higher level of writing than […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 30 August, 2016 | 2 Comments
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Review: Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

Review: Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

I was super excited for this book! After reading Paige’s short story in Slasher Girls and Monster Boys, I was dying to read something else by her. I’d heard great things about this one, and it sounded like it was right up my alley. In a way, it was. But sadly I found myself a bit disappointed, somehow. I loved how twisted and disturbing this world was, and I like the twist Paige put on all of the old characters. Paige […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 23 August, 2016 | 3 Comments
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