Category: Book Reviews

Review: Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay

Review: Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

I had absolutely no idea that this book was in verse until I read a review for it a week or two ago, and by that time I had already requested it from the library. I’m glad I didn’t know, because I might not have read it. This was my first experience with verse and not something I would have willingly chosen. At first it was a little hard to follow the broken sentences, but when I got used to […]

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Review: Incarnate by Jodi Meadows

Review: Incarnate by Jodi Meadows
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 8, 2012 | 4 Comments

This story was beautiful and enchanting. I loved all the magical beings mentioned; sylphs, centaurs, trolls, and my favorite – dragons. I have always had an affinity for dragons, so that aspect alone made me like it even more. Also, I love originality and Incarnate had it in bounds. The idea of the same souls being reincarnated lifetimes over, the being known as ‘Janan’ (their God), and the unique take on sylphs and dragons. Everything about the world created was […]

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Review: Falling Under by Gwen Hayes

Review: Falling Under by Gwen Hayes
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 6, 2012 | 5 Comments

Good. Lord. You have no idea how glad I am to finally be done with  this book. So many times I thought about giving up and parting ways, but by some sick and twisted compulsion I had to finish it. I have so many complaints about this book that I kinda don’t even want to do this review.   I hated Theia. With the fire of a thousand suns. I’m talking hate like, if-I-ever-met-you-I’d-stab-you-in-the-eye-with-a-rusty-fork hate. She was a boring person […]

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Early Review: Lies Beneath by Anne Greenwood Brown

Early Review: Lies Beneath by Anne Greenwood Brown
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

I kept waiting for this story to grab hold of me and pull me under (tee hee). Sadly, it never did. Not to say I didn’t like it, because it was still pretty good…but I found myself getting bored frequently. It was a refreshing change to be told in the POV of a male protag. My comfort zone really lies with female lead roles, so this story broke that mold for me. I do believe the only other male POV’s I’ve read are […]

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Review: Babe in Boyland by Jody Gehrman

Review: Babe in Boyland by Jody Gehrman
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 31, 2012 | 2 Comments

I had mixed feelings about this book. I’m a tomboy, so girls acting too much like the epitome of a girl irritates me. While I thought the reason for Natalie becoming ‘Nat’ for a week was rather silly (why do so many girls think that getting boys to like them is the only thing that matters in life?!), I do like the idea of it. I haven’t seen She’s the Man (I don’t like Amanda Bynes), but there’s a manga […]

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Review: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Review: If I Stay by Gayle Forman
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 30, 2012 | 4 Comments

Dying is easy. Living is hard. This book didn’t waste any time getting to the point. A few pages in I was already glued to the story, hand over my mouth in horror and shock. After the accident, Mia is left with the ultimate question – live with the pain or take the easy way out in death? I loved Mia’s family and friends. Like me, Mia has an awesome family (okay, so my parents didn’t get married in leather […]

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