Tag: Survival

Review: The Walled City by Ryan Graudin

Review: The Walled City by Ryan Graudin

This was a tad difficult to rate. It was mostly enjoyable while I was actually reading, but now that I’m not it’s….fading. While there were things happening, I don’t really feel like all that much happened. It seemed like a bunch of running around and avoiding getting killed, with no real plot. We don’t find out what Dai’s purpose is (or what the point of the numbers is) until closer to the end. There was a lull around 20% or so where […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on October 17, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Review: Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick

Review: Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick

Rating this book was a huge struggle, because I can’t even pin down exactly how I feel about it. As you can see from my Overall Assessment, my ratings are all over the place, so overall I just feel confused about the impression this book on me. I almost didn’t even rate the ‘feels’ category because I didn’t know whether to give it a high feels rating for pissing me off so much or give it a zero for the same reason. […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on October 3, 2014 | 17 Comments
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Review: In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis

Review: In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis

I loooved Not a Drop to Drink. I gave it 4.5 heartbeats in my review (the link is below if you want to see it). I’m sad to say that this one didn’t quite live up to the first book. But, I did still enjoy it. The pacing was a tad painful at first. I had a lot of trouble getting into it, despite how excited I was to read it. It didn’t start picking up until after 35%, but after that […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Review: Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis

Review: Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis

Not a Drop to Drink was a very character driven novel. The characters were thoroughly fleshed out and so realistic that I connected to each and every one of them. At some point I realized with a shock just how invested in them I actually was! Then I had to steel myself for the unavoidable heartbreak that I was probably in for… This book is not fluffy unicorns and happy rainbows. It’s dark, and desperate, even depressing at times. That’s […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on September 4, 2013 | 7 Comments
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Review: Survive by Alex Morel

Review: Survive by Alex Morel

I’m lost. I’m going to die. On this godforsaken mountain, I’m going to die. Well, isn’t that what I wanted? There’s no easy answer on my lips or in my mind. Is it what I wanted? Is it? This book was good, not great, but was a quick and easy read. There wasn’t a lot of depth to it, though, despite the tough issues involved. The fact that it was so short kept things flowing at a decent pace, so […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on September 4, 2012 | 1 Comment
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Review: This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

Review: This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

This is what it sounds like when the world ends. I’m kinda still mulling this one over. My first thought upon finishing this book? Jeesh, I need to go read something about rainbows and unicorns now. This is not a happy book. But that was perfectly fine with me! Every once in a while, it’s nice to read something dark that doesn’t have a HEA, because life doesn’t always have a perfect ending. The beginning grabbed me right away, with […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on August 20, 2012 | 6 Comments
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