Tag: Post-apocalyptic

Review: Verify by Joelle Charbonneau

Review: Verify by Joelle Charbonneau
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. I have some pretty mixed feelings about this book, but overall I feel pretty meh about it. Which makes it hard to review. The concept was fairly awesome. And kinda scary, really: In the future, there are no physical books or written words (they’re not banned, but people get paid to turn in paper and there’s a tax for using it, so they’re super rare) – basically everything is […]

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Review: Cold Falling White by G.S. Prendergast

Review: Cold Falling White by G.S. Prendergast
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

CAUTION: SPOILERS FOR ZERO REPEAT FOREVER Oh my gosh, why did I put off reading this book for so long?! To be honest I was kind of worried that it would have Second Book Syndrome and would disappoint me after I loved Zero Repeat Forever so freaking much. I needn’t have worried, because it was pretty much just as amazing as the first book! The first book starts off kind of slow in the beginning. This book is almost non-stop […]

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ARC Review: DEV1AT3 by Jay Kristoff

ARC Review: DEV1AT3 by Jay Kristoff
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

CAUTION: MASSIVE SPOILERS FOR LIFEL1K3 So, with the way the first book left off, I was wondering hardcore where that would leave us and what would happen next. The character turnarounds in this one were astounding! I’m sad that Eve is basically a villain now, but it makes for a really interesting story! I’m hoping there’s still some redemption for her in the future. It’s kind of scary how far off the deep end she went after the revelations in […]

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Review: This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada

Review: This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

There’s still hope as long as we’re alive. Okay so this one didn’t quite wow me like This Mortal Coil did, I’m afraid. I struggled a lot in the first half – I was feeling slumpy already and I wasn’t loving it like I did the first book. I was bored. So, I decided to put it down for a while. I read something else (Ship of Smoke and Steel, which I did NOT like), and the break was just […]

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LIFEL1K3 Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway

LIFEL1K3 Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 17, 2018 | 3 Comments

LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff Series: Lifelike #1 Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult Published by Knopf (5.29.2018) ARC, 416 pages Source: From Publisher On an island junkyard beneath a sky that glows with radiation, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap. Seventeen-year-old Eve isn’t looking for trouble–she’s too busy looking over her shoulder. The robot gladiator she spent months building has been reduced to a smoking wreck, she’s on the local gangster’s wanted list, and the only thing keeping her […]

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Review: Pacifica by Kristen Simmons

Review: Pacifica by Kristen Simmons
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Kristen sure has a way with writing characters and building worlds! There wasn’t a huge amount of action in the first half because she spent a lot of time really building up those parts. And it made them feel so vivid and real! The pacing is a bit slow to start, but it gives you time to savor the world and understand it, and also savor the character development. Kristen also has a way of writing an empowering story of […]

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