Publisher: Balzer + Bray

Average Rating: 4


Review: Onyx and Ivory by Mindee Arnett

Review: Onyx and Ivory by Mindee Arnett

What a fabulous high fantasy full of intrigue, secrets, and lies! The concept was awesome. There were magists that controlled/enforced magic and made spells, yet “wilder” magic was outlawed and punishable by death. I freaking LOVED the drakes! And Kate’s ability to control and speak to animals! Those were my absolute favorite parts. As soon as the nightdrakes were mentioned, I was hooked. I wanted to see more of them! And I was not disappointed! Kind of sad that they […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 4 May, 2018 | 2 Comments
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Review: Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston

Review: Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston

I’ll always come back for you. I promise you on iron and stars. This book started off horribly slow, but did get more interesting as it went on. It was good for a debut. It was also an interesting mix of sci-fi and high fantasy – while it felt very strongly like a sci-fi, the setting was HF. My main complaint is that this book was horribly, painfully predictable. It also felt rather generic. It’s a retelling of Anastasia, which […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 19 February, 2018 | 2 Comments
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Harper Summer 2016 Tour: The Hunt by Megan Shepherd Review & Giveaway

Harper Summer 2016 Tour: The Hunt by Megan Shepherd Review & Giveaway

I love this world because it’s so unique. Megan Shepherd has created a story unlike any I’ve ever read before! Cora and her friends might have escaped the Cage, but all they did was trade it for another cage. This one was just as creepy as the last! Despite the fact that the Kindred claimed to not kill humans, they were still terrifying. They’re still captors! They controlled everything the humans did. The humans were no better than slaves to […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 16 February, 2016 | 11 Comments
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Review: The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine

Review: The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine

She was iron and fire, a warrior’s spirit with a lion’s heart. While I didn’t enjoy this one quite as much as I’d hoped (I loved the Defiance trilogy), it was still an enjoyable read! I love retellings, and even though I never really got super into the Snow White fairy tale, I thought this was a great retelling of it. Wicked stepmother and all. (Except, where are the dwarves?!) The thing I loved the most about this book? DRAGONS. […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 5 February, 2016 | 2 Comments
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Review: The Cage by Megan Shepherd

Review: The Cage by Megan Shepherd

This book was refreshingly unique! I’m kind of glad I steered away from any reviews before picking this one up. I honestly didn’t really have any idea what to expect because I hadn’t read the synopsis since I added the book way back when it was put on Goodreads. So I really had no idea what it was going to be about! I definitely wasn’t expecting an alien book. I loved that, though! In the beginning you really have no […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 25 May, 2015 | 4 Comments
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Review: Polaris by Mindee Arnett

Review: Polaris by Mindee Arnett

I saw Mindee at a signing a while back, and during the panel she said that while writing this book, her mind was in a very dark place. That as a result, this book was dark. Which was why I was so excited to read this: I loooove dark! It wasn’t quite as dark story-wise as I was hoping, but Jeth? That’s another story. He was very dark in this book. It’s refreshing to read an MC with flaws, one that screws […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 19 January, 2015 | 4 Comments
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