Publisher: Tor Teen

Mini Audio Reviews: The Queen Will Betray You, The King Will Kill You

Mini Audio Reviews: The Queen Will Betray You, The King Will Kill You
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

I honestly don’t remember a darn thing about the second book. I enjoyed the first book for the most part, even though it was generic AF (thanks to the fantastic audiobook narrator, I’m quite sure); but sadly I enjoyed this one a bit less than the first. I did still mostly enjoy it while I was listening, but it felt even more generic than the first book and had a bit of second book syndrome going on. Although, Luca and Ama […]

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Audiobook Review: The Princess Will Save You by Sarah Henning

Audiobook Review: The Princess Will Save You by Sarah Henning
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on April 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

Overall, this book was extremely generic. I feel like it didn’t bring anything new to the table as far as fantasy goes, and it just felt like a mashup of a bunch of other stories I’ve read a million other times before. The writing is also very bland. However, that isn’t to say that I didn’t enjoy it, because I did for the most part. I was a little bored in the middle, but it maintained my interest enough to […]

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Mini Reviews: Golden Compass, Scammed, Lore

Mini Reviews: Golden Compass, Scammed, Lore
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on July 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

I had seen the movie already, so I almost didn’t pick this book up. And while reading, I kept thinking that I was wasting my time because it was basically exactly how I remembered the movie (I’ll get to that misconception in a minute!). I did enjoy it for the most part, though! The writing style was really juvenile – this feels a lot more like MG than YA – but the story itself is good. I confess that I […]

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Review: The Deceivers by Kristen Simmons

Review: The Deceivers by Kristen Simmons
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 15, 2019 | 1 Comment

Vincit Omnia Veritas. Truth conquers all. I absolutely adore Kristen Simmons, you guys! I always enjoy everything she writes and this book was no different. Well, it was very different for Kristen, but I enjoyed it all the same! This is her first contemporary – everything else has been sci-fi. And she rocked it! I loved the idea of the book – a school for con artists! It was oh so fun and unlike any other contemp I’ve ever read. Brynn was […]

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ARC Review: Ship of Smoke & Steel by Django Wexler

ARC Review: Ship of Smoke & Steel by Django Wexler
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 14, 2019 | 1 Comment

This book wasn’t even on my radar until I picked up a free ARC at YALLfest, and it sounded super intriguing so I thought I’d give it a go. I also thought for some reason it was an Asian fantasy (it is sooo not), so I was excited to read it. I hadn’t heard much about it, either, so I didn’t know what to expect. Sadly, I ended up being disappointed. The main issue I had was with our main […]

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Review: Pacifica by Kristen Simmons

Review: Pacifica by Kristen Simmons
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Kristen sure has a way with writing characters and building worlds! There wasn’t a huge amount of action in the first half because she spent a lot of time really building up those parts. And it made them feel so vivid and real! The pacing is a bit slow to start, but it gives you time to savor the world and understand it, and also savor the character development. Kristen also has a way of writing an empowering story of […]

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