Tag: YA fantasy


Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Review: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

This book was SO. BEAUTIFUL. Should I expect anything less from Laini Taylor? It was so very much like Daughter of Smoke and Bone, which I loved so much – beautiful, strange, and enchanting – but also so very different! I highly recommend both of them to anyone and everyone, especially if you love fantasy. First of all, that title! I’m going to be honest, I didn’t know much at all (okay, pretty much nothing except it was by Laini […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 3 May, 2017 | 5 Comments
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Review: The Dragon’s Price by Bethany Wiggins

Review: The Dragon’s Price by Bethany Wiggins

Let me make something perfectly clear: THIS IS A ROMANCE. THIS IS A ROMANCE. THIS IS A ROMANCE. THIS IS A ROMANCE. THIS IS A ROMANCE. THIS IS A FUCKING ROMANCE. Got it? Good. This is not a book about dragons. In fact, dragons make an appearance exactly three times in this entire book. Yes, three. THREE. IN THREE HUNDRED PAGES. Literally the rest of the book is ooey gooey, in your face, vomit-inducing romance. If you dig romance, you’ll […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 3 March, 2017 | 2 Comments
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Review: Ever the Hunted (AKA the book that threw me into a 3 month reading slump)

Review: Ever the Hunted (AKA the book that threw me into a 3 month reading slump)

Honestly this review was hard for me to write because it’s been THREE months since I read it. I remember almost nothing. I kinda wish I had just DNFed it, because between forcing myself through a book that was terrible and the obligation I felt to continue (this was an ARC tour book so I felt like I had to finish), this book was directly responsible for the horrible reading slump that I’ve been in since LAST NOVEMBER. Yes. I finished this […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 24 February, 2017 | 4 Comments
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Review: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

Review: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

After all, every story has a story. I have NO idea why it took me so long to finally pick this one up! It’s been on my TBR for almost two years now, and I’ve been wanting to read it forever. I guess I was just worried I wouldn’t like it. I shouldn’t have been! This book was engaging and mesmerizing. Renee’s prose is so beautiful! I loved the Arabian Nights/Aladdin feel it had going to it. There’s not very […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 3 October, 2016 | 2 Comments
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Review: City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

Review: City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

Okay, so I’d enjoy anything Mortal Instruments just because I love the world. But sadly, I’ve fallen out of love with this series. Don’t get me wrong, I still enjoyed it while reading – but ever since City of Glass, the books have failed to leave a lasting impression on me. It’s kind of like beating a dead horse at this point. I strongly believe that Cassie should have left this a trilogy, the way it was originally meant to […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 2 September, 2016 | 1 Comment
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Review: Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

Review: Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

I was super excited for this book! After reading Paige’s short story in Slasher Girls and Monster Boys, I was dying to read something else by her. I’d heard great things about this one, and it sounded like it was right up my alley. In a way, it was. But sadly I found myself a bit disappointed, somehow. I loved how twisted and disturbing this world was, and I like the twist Paige put on all of the old characters. Paige […]

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on 23 August, 2016 | 3 Comments
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