Tag: High fantasy

Mini Audio Reviews: Bird & Sword, Prison Healer, Legendborn

Mini Audio Reviews: Bird & Sword, Prison Healer, Legendborn
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

I’m so sad that I didn’t love this one. The hype for this book is UNREAL! Everyone talks about how beautiful the writing is, but it didn’t wow me. In fact, I found this story to be somewhat dull. I loved the idea of the magic system, but the middle got pretty boring when Lark was in the castle. I didn’t care at all for the romance, either. There was zero chemistry between Lark and Tiras, and it borderlined controlling […]

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Audiobook Review: One Dark Window by Rachel Gillig

Audiobook Review: One Dark Window by Rachel Gillig
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

Buckle up, ladies and gents. Because I have a LOT of complaints. Firstly, I want to say that I listened to the audiobook, so some of my spellings may be off. I thought the MC was ‘Elsbeth’ for almost the whole book, until I finally looked at the synopsis; so I’m sure the other character names are probably spelled weird too lmao. Secondly, WHY DO I ALWAYS LET THE HYPE MONSTER GET ME?! WHY AM I ALWAYS A BLACK SHEEP?! […]

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Mini Audio Reviews: The Queen Will Betray You, The King Will Kill You

Mini Audio Reviews: The Queen Will Betray You, The King Will Kill You
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

I honestly don’t remember a darn thing about the second book. I enjoyed the first book for the most part, even though it was generic AF (thanks to the fantastic audiobook narrator, I’m quite sure); but sadly I enjoyed this one a bit less than the first. I did still mostly enjoy it while I was listening, but it felt even more generic than the first book and had a bit of second book syndrome going on. Although, Luca and Ama […]

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Audiobook Review: The Liar’s Crown by Abigail Owen

Audiobook Review: The Liar’s Crown by Abigail Owen
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

I wish I could simply enjoy the books that everyone else enjoys. *long suffering sigh* I mean, it wasn’t bad, it was just generic AF. Like every single other generic high fantasy book out there. I’ve read the same story a thousand times, and this one didn’t bring anything new to the table. There was literally nothing original in this book and nothing at all to stand out in my mind. The whole thing was entirely forgettable. I was actually enjoying […]

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Mini Audiobook Reviews: Fifth Season, Atlas Six

Mini Audiobook Reviews: Fifth Season, Atlas Six
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

Black sheep yet again. Womp womp. I’ll start with the things I liked first. The world was really unique and interesting – a bit weird, sure, but it was cool. I liked that it had second person point of view, and the twist was great. I appreciated how all of the points of view came together. But that’s where my enjoyment stopped. I couldn’t connect to the characters at all and I just didn’t care about anything that was happening. […]

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Audiobook Review: Redemptor by Jordan Ifueko (was a disappointment)

Audiobook Review: Redemptor by Jordan Ifueko (was a disappointment)
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 9, 2022 | 0 Comments

It’s been a while since I was so grossly disappointed in a sequel. This book has severe second book syndrome. I loved Raybearer, but everything I loved about about it was missing from this book. In my review of Raybearer I praised the richly enchanting world – that it was vivid and and captivating, and that the culture saturated the story – and we got none that in this book. The core relationships of the first book are also missing. […]

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