Publisher: Tor

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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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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Seeker by Veronica Rossi Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway

Seeker by Veronica Rossi Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 11, 2017 | 2 Comments

No second book syndrome here, folks! Wowza! Seeker was just as explosive as Riders was! “Real gold is the value of truth. It’s friends you respect who respect you back. It’s what we have – you and me. That’s real gold.” My favorite part about this book – besides the horses, of course – is the very strong sense of family that the group of Riders and Daryn have going for them. They literally risk their lives to look for […]

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