Category: Book Reviews


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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Review: Soldier by Julie Kagawa

Review: Soldier by Julie Kagawa

Oh how I love anything and everything Julie writes! I have yet to find something of hers that I didn’t like, and I’m pretty sure that will never happen. IT’S JUST NOT POSSIBLE. I have to say, this series just keeps getting better and better! I love Ember’s story and the world that Julie has created. I mean, can you go wrong with dragons?! “Then, as you Americans say, the shit is about to hit the fan.” I loved Jade! […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 19 August, 2016 | 2 Comments
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Review: Vicarious by Paula Stokes

Review: Vicarious by Paula Stokes

Before I picked this book up, I was in a massive reading slump. (No seriously, I’d picked up like 5 different books in succession with no luck, I didn’t finish any of them.) Perhaps all I needed was to step outside of my genre comfort zone! I love Paula’s writing, and this one was no different. And such a cool concept, too! I loved the idea of ViSE – Vicarious Sensory Experience – basically, you can live vicariously through someone else’s […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 16 August, 2016 | 2 Comments
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