Category: Book Reviews


Review: Die for Me by Amy Plum

Review: Die for Me by Amy Plum

I’m sorry to say that this is another one that I had to force myself to finish. Through some morbid compulsion, I couldn’t bring myself to put it down. I suppose I was hoping it would get better and have some redeeming qualities, perhaps an unexpected twist or two towards the end, but nope. This book was very predictable. I felt zero surprise, zero joy, and all in all zero emotion. I found myself procrastinating by doing something, anything to […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 1 March, 2012 | 4 Comments
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Review: Wildefire by Karsten Knight

Review: Wildefire by Karsten Knight

I ordered this book from Amazon about 6 months ago after it came out. I kept meaning to read it, but after reading a few really bad reviews I just kept putting it off. My thoughts after finishing? Why did I wait so long to make my own opinion?!?! Charles Xavier, meet Percy Jackson. I loved it! I must confess that when I read it (even after owning it for months), I had absolutely no clue about the mythology tied […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 26 February, 2012 | 2 Comments
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Review: Tempest by Julie Cross

Review: Tempest by Julie Cross

I wanted to love this book. I really did. But honestly, it just gave me a headache. The idea of time-traveling fascinates me. But, the subject is tricky because of the high possibility (or with this one, probability) of confusion. I had a hard time not comparing this to Hourglass, which I read only last month and loved. Unfortunately, Tempest was just a tiny shadow in the blazing glory of Hourglass. (Yes I know, comparing is bad. Sorry.) So many […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 25 February, 2012 | 2 Comments
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Review: Where She Went by Gayle Forman

Review: Where She Went by Gayle Forman

This one just didn’t do it for me like If I Stay did. Sadly, I found myself disappointed. The characters and setting were real enough, I just couldn’t make the connection like I did in the first book. There didn’t really seem to be much happening plot-wise at all and I got bored frequently. Other than that, I don’t really know what it was. There were some things I liked, such as the lyrics at the start of a new […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 23 February, 2012 | 4 Comments
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Review: Article 5 by Kristen Simmons

Review: Article 5 by Kristen Simmons

The Moral Statutes of the United States of America   Article 1 The United States embraces the Church of America as her official religion.   Article 2 Literature and other media considered immoral are hereby banned and shall not be owned, bought, sold, or traded in any capacity.   Article 3 Whole families are to be considered one man, one woman, and child(ren).   Article 4 Traditional male and female roles shall be observed.   Article 5 Children are considered […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 21 February, 2012 | 2 Comments
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Mini Review: Beauty in the Beast by Christine Danse

Mini Review: Beauty in the Beast by Christine Danse

The only complaint I have about this book: It wasn’t long enough. The stories within a story were awesome and really set the scene (even though I didn’t really know it). The tale of the dragon was very witty and I really liked the Ice Flower story, but my favorite was the new take on a werewolf stemming from Alchemy. Very interesting and unique! The touch of steampunk was pretty cool too! The relationship between Rolph and Tara moved a bit […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 18 February, 2012 | 1 Comment
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