Tag: Dystopian

Audiobook Review: The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron

Audiobook Review: The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 20, 2023 | 1 Comment

WHY did I wait so long to read this?! This book was awesome! It’s been on my TBR for years, and it even popped up in my 5 star predictions one year. And I just…never read it. I suck, clearly. Because WOW this book took me by surprise! The concept is so awesome and entirely unique. Every twelve years this mysterious “Forgetting” comes around and takes away everyone’s memories? So. Cool. And they carry around books with their memories to […]

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Mini Reviews: Year One, House of the Scorpion, Ninth House

Mini Reviews: Year One, House of the Scorpion, Ninth House
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

This book was SO BLAND. There was really nothing special about the writing or the characters. The concept was interesting, and was about the only thing this book really had going for it. But honestly? It just felt like a straight rip off of Darkest Minds. An adult version, and not nearly as good of one. The characters are all flat with no personality to speak of, and I didn’t care about any of them or anything that was happening. Color […]

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Mini Reviews: Grace Year, No Beauties or Monsters

Mini Reviews: Grace Year, No Beauties or Monsters
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

Wow, this book was so powerful! It takes a hard look at the relationships between women – at the empowerment of sisterhood, but also at the power that women have to tear each other down (and how patriarchy pits us against one another). That we are stronger together instead of against one another. It’s been a while since I read a dystopian I enjoyed this much! It had a very Lord of the Flies feel when we were seeing the […]

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Mini ARC Reviews: Blood & Honey, Skyhunter, Addie Larue

Mini ARC Reviews: Blood & Honey, Skyhunter, Addie Larue
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

It’s not very often that I find a book that makes me literally laugh out loud, so I genuinely cherish Shelby as an author! The wit and humor that I loved so much from the first book was still present in this one, which makes me so happy! I do think that this suffered from a bit of Second Book Syndrome. I still enjoyed it, but it wasn’t quite as good as the first book. It felt like filler, to […]

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Review: Dustborn by Erin Bowman

Review: Dustborn by Erin Bowman
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on June 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

I was born of this dust, and I am never going to escape it. This is the book I’ve been waiting for and didn’t even know it! In the sea of 3 star books I’ve read in the past few months, it was refreshing to read something that sucked me in, and I needed that. The cover and synopsis drew me in when I first heard about this one, but I wasn’t sure if I’d enjoy it because Bowman’s books […]

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Mini Reviews: TRUEL1F3, Tales From the Hinterland

Mini Reviews: TRUEL1F3, Tales From the Hinterland
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on June 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Okay, so I let this review go WAY too long! I don’t know why, I loved this book just like I love all of Jay’s other stuff. But for some reason, it didn’t stick with me like the first two books did. I even listened to it via audio as a re-read and STILL barely remember anything *hides* Not to say I didn’t enjoy the shit out of it – I definitely did! As always, Jay grabs you by the […]

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