Tag: Fantasy

Series Review: Warriors by Erin Hunter (+ I Made My Own Clan!)

Series Review: Warriors by Erin Hunter (+ I Made My Own Clan!)
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

I honestly don’t even know how I had never heard of this series until recently – I mean, a book about cat warrior clans basically screams ‘Jessi book!’ I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about it knowing that it was more of juvenile fiction than teen fiction; but because I went in knowing that fact, I was able to bring my expectations of the prose down. And it did read like Middle Grade. But, once I got into the story […]

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Review: Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff

Review: Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

CAUTION: SPOILERS FOR GODSGRAVE I am the war you cannot win. Holy SHIT. I basically sobbed through the last like quarter of this book, heh. This book wrecked my feels! Jay, you’ve done it yet again!! We all knew going in that Mia was going to die in the end. However, we didn’t know the deets, and I’m quite happy with how everything played out. It was bittersweet! “You kiss like you kill, Mia Corvere.” “And how’s that?” “With finesse.” […]

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Review: City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

Review: City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

This book is rather difficult for me to review, because in the beginning I had really mixed feelings about it. I didn’t love it quite like I’d hoped to. My girl Erin (@asthebookends) LOVED this book so I was expecting to be blown away and maybe my hopes were just too high. I actually put it off for a few weeks when I was planning on picking it up because I was afraid it’d send me into a reading slump […]

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Review: Legendary by Stephanie Garber (unpopular opinion again oops)

Review: Legendary by Stephanie Garber (unpopular opinion again oops)
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

After seeing everyone RAVING about how amazing the sequel was and how it was just sooo much better than the first, I had some pretty high hopes. I didn’t love Caraval or anything – I was super underwhelmed by the ending, but I did enjoy it for the most part because of the intriguing world. However, this book was not only a struggle, but a MAJOR disappointment. I feel like I read a totally different book than everyone else did. […]

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Review: Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

Review: Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on August 30, 2016 | 2 Comments

I’m not really sure what I was expecting with this book, honestly. I was a bit worried about it being Middle Grade, since I’ve never read MG before and I was afraid it’d be too sophomoric for me. But true to Tahereh’s writing, it was quite beautiful! The only thing really MG about this book is the characters’ ages and disposition. It wasn’t as flowery as her usual prose, but it was still on a higher level of writing than […]

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Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on October 26, 2015 | 3 Comments

I’m going to be honest, I only picked this up to see what all the fuss was about. Not that it didn’t sound interesting, but I probably would have never given this book a second thought based on the cover. After seeing everyone RAVING about it, and even hearing Mindee Arnett mention it at a book signing, I knew I had to get my hands on it. And I did enjoy it. But, I’m afraid the hype might have lessened […]

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