Publisher: Tor

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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Mini Audiobook Reviews: Dune, Way of Kings, Kings of the Wyld

Mini Audiobook Reviews: Dune, Way of Kings, Kings of the Wyld
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

This post is basically the “epic Jessi fail of Adult Fantasy reviews” lmao, why am I having such bad luck with Adult Fantasy?! And audiobooks at that!! Okay, WHAT THE HELL IS EVERYONE RAVING ABOUT?! This is one of the most decorated high fantasies in existence and I absolutely hated it. (What is wrong with me?!) I was SO. BORED. Through the entire fucking novel. Nothing happened! The characters sucked! The plot sucked! The writing is dull AF! Like I could rant […]

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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: All Systems Red by Martha Wells

Review: All Systems Red by Martha Wells
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on March 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Being only 149 pages, this book was super quick and easy to read. Which I’m grateful for, because the beginning was a struggle for me. Despite the short length, it still took me nearly 80 pages to become invested, and even then there was one reason and one reason only I cared at all: Murderbot. So, I’m awkward with actual humans. It’s not paranoia about my hacked governor module, and it’s not them; it’s me. I know I’m a horrifying […]

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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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