Category: Book Reviews


Review: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings Anthology

Review: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings Anthology

Three words for you: Asian. Folklore. Reimagined. If that doesn’t catch your attention, I don’t know what will! I loved the culture, mythology, and folklore in this one! It was amazing to see different mythology from different cultures in Asia, and I also loved hearing where each author drew their inspiration from. The stories were very hit or miss for me, but the few really amazing ones definitely made it worth the read! Favorite stories: Eyes Like Candlelight by Julie […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 18 June, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Review: Reign the Earth by A.C. Gaughen

Review: Reign the Earth by A.C. Gaughen

BEWARE: This book includes heavy elements such as physical and emotional abuse, non-consentual sex in an arranged marriage (basically, rape), and To touch upon the topic of abuse: I feel Gaughen handled it very well. It was never romanticized – in fact, our main character didn’t let it happen or pretend it didn’t happen. She stood up against it the best she could – knowing that she couldn’t really do anything because she was basically trapped – and verbalized against it. […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 4 June, 2018 | 3 Comments
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Review: Iron Gold by Pierce Brown

Review: Iron Gold by Pierce Brown

Death begets death begets death. It’s going to take some time for me to mull this over…I’ll try to get my thoughts into coherent sentences haha! It seriously took me nearly two months to get through this – mostly because I read it as a buddy read and our page goal was 50 pages a day and even then we kept running behind. And I got busy. But also because it takes SO FREAKING LONG to read. It takes me […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 21 May, 2018 | 2 Comments
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LIFEL1K3 Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway

LIFEL1K3 Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway

LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff Series: Lifelike #1 Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult Published by Knopf (5.29.2018) ARC, 416 pages Source: From Publisher On an island junkyard beneath a sky that glows with radiation, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap. Seventeen-year-old Eve isn’t looking for trouble–she’s too busy looking over her shoulder. The robot gladiator she spent months building has been reduced to a smoking wreck, she’s on the local gangster’s wanted list, and the only thing keeping her […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 17 May, 2018 | 3 Comments
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Review: Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi

Review: Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi

Okay, so I think the hype monster got me on this one. Or maybe because I was so blown away by the second and third books that I was just expecting more? I was disappointed in this one. I had sky high expectations, and it didn’t deliver. Honestly? I was kinda bored. I feel like not a whole lot happened – it was mostly just Juliette adjusting to life as Supreme Commander. There was little to no plot in this […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 14 May, 2018 | 2 Comments
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Review: Before She Ignites by Jodi Meadows

Review: Before She Ignites by Jodi Meadows

Wow, talk about disappointing. Honestly, this is probably one of the most disappointing books I’ve ever read in all my life. I love dragon stories. And the fastest way to ruin a dragon story is, gee, to NOT PUT ANY DRAGONS IN IT. Where were the dragons I was promised? WHERE?! (And I quote, from Jodi herself: “Lots and lots of dragons.” UTTER. BULLSHIT.) I mean, it had some dragons. But most of the dragon stuff was just talking about dragons. And […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 10 May, 2018 | 0 Comments
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