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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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Mini Audiobook Reviews: Frostblood, Bone Witch, Bound by Blood & Sand

Mini Audiobook Reviews: Frostblood, Bone Witch, Bound by Blood & Sand
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on June 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

I picked this up on a whim, and to be honest I went in expecting not to enjoy it very much. I ended up being surprised because while it wasn’t great, it was still a fairly decent read. It was pretty generic as far as high fantasy goes and doesn’t really stand out in the sea of fantasy. But Blake’s writing style was solid and the book was able to hold my interest. I enjoyed it for the most part […]

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Mini Audiobook Reviews: Deliverance Dane, Firefight, Chasing Power

Mini Audiobook Reviews: Deliverance Dane, Firefight, Chasing Power
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on June 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

I was leery about picking this one up because it was Historical, but my girl Kayla (@rheya_reads on Insta) picked it for me last year for the 12 recs challenge (12 friends pick 12 books for you to read). I’m so sorry Kayla, I let you down!! I was really hoping to enjoy it, because it was a witchy novel, but sadly I just didn’t. The concept and the way the story was told were both really cool, though! 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: Beasts of the Frozen Sun & Beyond a Darkened Shore

Mini Audiobook Reviews: Beasts of the Frozen Sun & Beyond a Darkened Shore
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

Beyond a Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake Published by HarperTeen (4.10.2018) Genres: Young Adult, High Fantasy Format: Audiobook, 435 pages Length: 12 hours, 22 minutes Narrator: Alana Kerr Collins Source: I own it The ancient land of Éirinn is mired in war. Ciara, Princess of Mide, has never known a time when Éirinn’s kingdoms were not battling for power, or Northmen were not plundering their shores. The people of Mide have thankfully always been safe because of Ciara’s unearthly ability […]

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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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