Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Mini Reviews: Year One, House of the Scorpion, Ninth House

Mini Reviews: Year One, House of the Scorpion, Ninth House
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

This book was SO BLAND. There was really nothing special about the writing or the characters. The concept was interesting, and was about the only thing this book really had going for it. But honestly? It just felt like a straight rip off of Darkest Minds. An adult version, and not nearly as good of one. The characters are all flat with no personality to speak of, and I didn’t care about any of them or anything that was happening. Color […]

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Review: Empire of the Vampire by Jay Kristoff

Review: Empire of the Vampire by Jay Kristoff
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 10, 2022 | 0 Comments

Okay, so this book took me foreeeever.  I started this behemoth September 20th. Didn’t finish until November freaking 22nd. TWO. MONTHS. To be fair, I was planning my wedding and was balls deep in wedding stuff (which was November 6th, and my glorious husband messaged Jay about it and he actually recorded a “happy marriage” video for me *insert squealing, puppy eyes, and tears*) so I didn’t have much time to read. Plus, this book is HEAVY. It probably took […]

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Review: Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff

Review: Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

CAUTION: SPOILERS FOR GODSGRAVE I am the war you cannot win. Holy SHIT. I basically sobbed through the last like quarter of this book, heh. This book wrecked my feels! Jay, you’ve done it yet again!! We all knew going in that Mia was going to die in the end. However, we didn’t know the deets, and I’m quite happy with how everything played out. It was bittersweet! “You kiss like you kill, Mia Corvere.” “And how’s that?” “With finesse.” […]

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Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

I’ve been putting off this book for EVER. And I was worried to pick it up because, let’s face it, the hype is unreal. I don’t read contemp very often, but I do usually like it well enough when I read it. And the same goes for this book. I enjoyed it for the most part, but it didn’t wow me and probably won’t leave a lasting impression. I do see why people love it so much. Cath is a hardcore fangirl […]

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Review: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

Review: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

“My star-touched queen. I would break the world to give you what you want.” To be honest, when I picked this up I had NO idea if I would like it. Actually, I was pretty sure I wouldn’t. But my girl Hope raved about it, so I picked it up anyway. And I ended up being pleasantly surprised! I really enjoyed it! This book really shone in the last half, after the pivotal moment of the book, especially once Kamala […]

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ARC Review: Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff

ARC Review: Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

In every breath, hope abides. JAY WHAT DO YOU DO TO MEEEE. *rocks back and forth* I daresay that this one was EVEN BETTER than the first! If you have not read Nevernight, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR GET ON IT RIGHT NOW. It’s super hard to talk about a some aspects without spoiling things! So I’m going to do a little discussion in spoiler tags for those of you who have read it. DO NOT READ THEM if you […]

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