Category: Book Reviews

[Horror October] Review: The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White

[Horror October] Review: The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White

Did I read an entirely different book than everyone else read?! I am 1000% disappointed in this. This is the second Kiersten white novel that didn’t work for me, and I confess I’m starting to lose faith in her books. For being a rather short book, it was INSANELY boring. Basically nothing happened for 95% of this book. The first exciting scene is nearly 70 pages in (in the ARC, anyway), then the next thing to happen is yet another […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on October 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
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ARC Review: Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd

ARC Review: Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd

My poor dears. My grim little lovelies. I have pretty mixed feelings about this book. The main emotion that I feel after reading? Disappointment. This was one of my most anticipated 2018 releases, and I expected it to be amazing. Sadly, it wasn’t. Don’t get me wrong, it was still good – just…not great. The concept and world were the gems of this novel. The whole world of magic and the idea of the beasties was incredible!! Honestly this book […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on October 5, 2018 | 2 Comments
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Books I Didn’t Finish: August & September 2018

Books I Didn’t Finish: August & September 2018

Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean Genre: High Fantasy, Young Adult Published by Houghton Mifflin eARC, 384 pages Source: NetGalley In a palace of illusions, nothing is what it seems. Each generation, a competition is held to find the next empress of Honoku. The rules are simple. Survive the palace’s enchanted seasonal rooms. Conquer Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Marry the prince. All are eligible to compete—all except yōkai, supernatural monsters and spirits whom the human emperor is determined […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on October 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Review: Smoke in the Sun by Renee Ahdieh

Review: Smoke in the Sun by Renee Ahdieh

“Ours is a love stronger than fear and deeper than the sea.” Soo this makes me really sad to say but this story was really boring for most of the book?? *cries* Looking back I really can’t tell you what actually happened because NOTHING HAPPENED. After Flame in the Mist I expected much, much more. Not to say that I didn’t like it – I did still enjoy it for the most part because Renee’s writing is lovely, and I […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on September 28, 2018 | 2 Comments
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Review: Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor

Review: Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor

Caution: Review contains spoilers for Strange the Dreamer! “Wishes don’t just come true. They’re only the target you paint around what you want. You still have to hit the bullseye yourself.” Holy CRAP this book was SO. BEAUTIFUL!!! I loved it just as much as the first one! And, of course, just like the first one this one is tragic and heartbreaking. But GLORIOUS. I loved every second! Laini’s writing is gorgeous and just draws you in. Even when nothing […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Review: Heretics Anonymous by Katie Henry

Review: Heretics Anonymous by Katie Henry

“A heretic is someone who has belief, but not the right kind. At least according to the Catholic Church.” Full disclosure: I would NEVER have picked this book up on my own, ever in a million years. I don’t read contemporary much to begin with, and even though the cover is interesting for a contemp, the fact that it sounds religious would probably have deterred me. But, Harper sent the book to me, and I was in the mood for […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on September 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
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