Tag: Young Adult

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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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: The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron

Audiobook Review: The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 20, 2023 | 1 Comment

WHY did I wait so long to read this?! This book was awesome! It’s been on my TBR for years, and it even popped up in my 5 star predictions one year. And I just…never read it. I suck, clearly. Because WOW this book took me by surprise! The concept is so awesome and entirely unique. Every twelve years this mysterious “Forgetting” comes around and takes away everyone’s memories? So. Cool. And they carry around books with their memories to […]

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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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ARC Review: Blood Circus by Camila Victoire

ARC Review: Blood Circus by Camila Victoire
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 9, 2023 | 0 Comments

This book doesn’t have anything to do with an actual circus, so don’t let the title fool you. Think brutal alien Hunger Games, with kidnapped girls! It is definitely reminiscent of Hunger Games; however, to me it still stood out on its own. I saw some complaints that it was a regurgitated story, and yes maybe that’s true for the plot (the whole brutal competition part), but I found the world itself to be very unique! First of all, I […]

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