Publisher: Tor

Review: The Deceivers by Kristen Simmons

Review: The Deceivers by Kristen Simmons

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 […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 15, 2019 | 1 Comment
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ARC Review: Ship of Smoke & Steel by Django Wexler

ARC Review: Ship of Smoke & Steel by Django Wexler

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 […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 14, 2019 | 1 Comment
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Review: Pacifica by Kristen Simmons

Review: Pacifica by Kristen Simmons

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 […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Seeker by Veronica Rossi Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway

Seeker by Veronica Rossi Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway

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 […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 11, 2017 | 2 Comments
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Review: Metaltown by Kristen Simmons

Review: Metaltown by Kristen Simmons

This was Metaltown. Things didn’t change in Metaltown. You changed, and if you didn’t you paid. Beautifully written as always, Kristen! This book was dark and gritty, and perfectly portrayed the struggles of the world. It was such a beautiful and (and heartbreaking) story! I love that it showed the power of rising up and letting your voice be heard. The unfairness of everything really struck me, I thought Kristen did a fabulous job driving that home! I really felt for the characters and […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on September 12, 2016 | 3 Comments
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Review: Vicarious by Paula Stokes

Review: Vicarious by Paula Stokes

Before I picked this book up, I was in a massive reading slump. (No seriously, I’d picked up like 5 different books in succession with no luck, I didn’t finish any of them.) Perhaps all I needed was to step outside of my genre comfort zone! I love Paula’s writing, and this one was no different. And such a cool concept, too! I loved the idea of ViSE – Vicarious Sensory Experience – basically, you can live vicariously through someone else’s […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on August 16, 2016 | 2 Comments
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