Tag: Magic

Mini ARC Reviews: A Long Stretch of Bad Days, Mysteries of Thorn Manor

Mini ARC Reviews: A Long Stretch of Bad Days, Mysteries of Thorn Manor
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 30, 2023 | 0 Comments

I don’t have all that much to say about this one, other than I enjoyed it! Mindy’s contemporary books are almost always a hit for me, which is funny because I’m not usually a fan of contemporary. Even funnier that her fantasy books usually don’t work for me. Her contemps just knock it out of the park! This one felt so realistic, like the events had actually happened. There isn’t really a whole lot going on plot wise for a […]

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Audiobook Review: Kingdom of the Cursed (WORST sequel EVER)

Audiobook Review: Kingdom of the Cursed (WORST sequel EVER)
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

Before we get into this shit show: THIS IS NOT YA. There is lots of sexual content in this book. If you want an angsty smutty romance with zero plot, LOOK NO FURTHER. WORST case of Second Book Syndrome I’ve read in as long as I can remember. This year must be all about sequels that disappointed me! This one is the worst yet, though. I think this is the single most disappointing sequel I’ve ever read. I loved the […]

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ARC Review: Song of Silver, Flame Like Night by Amelie Wen Zhao

ARC Review: Song of Silver, Flame Like Night by Amelie Wen Zhao
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 2, 2023 | 0 Comments

This book was awesome! I got an ARC at YALLfest, and honestly I was just in it for the cover and the fact that it’s Asian fantasy. For some reason I was afraid I wouldn’t like it, even though I haven’t read anything else by Zhao. I went in with little to no expectations, and the result? I was blown away! First of all, it’s been a long time since I’ve read a book so cinematic! In the opening scenes […]

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ARC Review: Unseelie by Ivelisse Housman

ARC Review: Unseelie by Ivelisse Housman
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 12, 2022 | 0 Comments

I have never read a book with an autistic MC (that I know of), and now that I have, I wonder if maybe I’m on the spectrum. Because I have never related to a main character as much as I related to Seelie. She’s brash, and stubborn, and reactive, and feels too much…and I honestly saw myself in her. She’s also super socially awkward (like to the point of it being painful, lmao) and shies away from human interaction and […]

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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: Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco

Audiobook Review: Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on March 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

This was actually my second time reading this book, because to be honest I didn’t remember much of anything about it the first time I read it, oops. I did really enjoy it though, and I enjoyed it the second time through as well! I love the Italian setting and culture in this book – it made me SO HUNGRY!! Lmao! The world in this book is so atmospheric and magical. I really enjoyed the stories of the Wicked (princes […]

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