Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Mini Audiobook Reviews: Malice, Sleeping Giants, Scythe

Mini Audiobook Reviews: Malice, Sleeping Giants, Scythe
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on March 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

This book was SO. TEDIOUS. The narrator was okay – not bad, but not great either. And the book took FOREVER! And I feel like nothing really happened. I just listened to the audiobook a month or two ago and I remember almost nothing. The characters were hard to keep straight, too. There were several sets of names that sounded almost identical (it’s fantasy so probably spelled differently) and I kept mixing them up. And I just didn’t care about […]

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Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Okay, so to understand why I picked this up and why it was so poignant for me, I have to get really personal for a minute. My dad was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, which has spread to his bone, brain, and kidneys; he recently stopped chemo and was given 3-6 weeks to live. I’ve been looking for books dealing with loss, and this one popped up in my search a few times and I passed it by because, […]

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Review: Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw

Review: Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

We are daughters of the wood. It’s hard to review this one, because I loved the concept but I felt quite indifferent about it in general. I was excited to read it because I loved The Wicked Deep, but this one fell short. My main issue was complete apathy. I didn’t care about what was happening, I didn’t care about the characters, nothing. The magic and mystery were intriguing, though, and that’s what kept me going. I saw a few people […]

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Review: This Vicious Cure by Emily Suvada

Review: This Vicious Cure by Emily Suvada
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 17, 2020 | 3 Comments

Wow, what a wild ride!! This book was explosive and action packed from start to finish! The second book dragged in the beginning, but this one definitely did NOT have that problem. There was never a dull moment! I have to say, Emily Suvada never disappoints when it comes to dropping bombs. So many surprises! “We’re both monsters, Jun Bei. That’s what they made us into. But that doesn’t mean we can’t do good in this world.” Jun Bei was ruthless […]

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Review: Cold Falling White by G.S. Prendergast

Review: Cold Falling White by G.S. Prendergast
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

CAUTION: SPOILERS FOR ZERO REPEAT FOREVER Oh my gosh, why did I put off reading this book for so long?! To be honest I was kind of worried that it would have Second Book Syndrome and would disappoint me after I loved Zero Repeat Forever so freaking much. I needn’t have worried, because it was pretty much just as amazing as the first book! The first book starts off kind of slow in the beginning. This book is almost non-stop […]

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Review: Containment by Caryn Lix

Review: Containment by Caryn Lix
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on August 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

In case you missed my review for Sanctuary, I absolutely loved the first book! It was gripping, the aliens were chilling, and I loved the dark Alien-esque feel it had going for it. It was a space horror through and through and kept you on the edge of your seat. This book? Not so much. There was some major Second Book Syndrome going on here. The parts that I loved so much about the first book – namely, the scary aliens […]

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