Review #28

Title- Anna and the French Kiss Rating– 3/5 Genre- Contemporary Romance/YA POV- First person, present tense (yet tense switches back and forth some) Trope- Boarding School Similar Books/Comps– No We Can’t Be Friends, Kisses and Croissants My emotions-  Content, relaxed Plot/Blurb- Anna can’t wait for her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a greatContinue reading “Review #28”

Review #27

Title- The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany Book of the Month Selection Rating– 4/5 Genre- Contemporary POV- First person, present tense Trope- Family love Similar Books/Comps– One Italian Summer, Sweet Forgiveness My emotions-  Almost a tear jerker at the end, satisfied Characters– Emilia- the happily-single baker at her grandfather’s Brooklyn deli Lucy- sexy, desperate-for-love cousin ofContinue reading “Review #27”

Review #26

Title- Angelfall Rating– 3.5/5 Genre- This dystopian novel was more twisted and dark than I had expected. POV- First person, present tense Trope- survival, family loyalties, desperation, and strength in a heroine protagonist Similar/Comps– Hunger Games, Circus of the Dead My emotions- At certain parts- toe-curling creepy with creating disturbing images. That forest scene wasContinue reading “Review #26”

Review #25

Title- A Great and Terrible Beauty Rating– 4/5 Genre- YA Fantasy (unexpected from cover) POV- First person, present Similar Books/Comps– Elementals My emotions-  not expecting this genre from the cover Vibe– It felt a bit high school-gothic Characters– Gemma- 16 years old with anunknown magical powers Plot/Blurb- After the death of her mother, Gemma isContinue reading “Review #25”

Joanna’s Sacrifices

*This short story takes place after the sequel, Hunt the Storm. To avoid spoilers, read Break the Stone and Hunt the Storm before Joanna’s Sacrifices* **Trigger Warning for graphic sexual content** JOANNA’S SACRIFICES The shadow grew, blocking my only exit. But a shadow was harmless compared to the toxins Zohaib had poisoned me with overContinue reading “Joanna’s Sacrifices”

Review #24

Title- The Maidens Rating– 4/5 Genre- Suspense/Thriller POV- Third person, past tense Trope- “who dunnit?” Similar Books/Comps– The Silent Patient, My emotions-  Invested, Curious, Nervous Vibe– Dark & sinister, unsettling, creepy, goosebump-worthy Characters– Edward Fosca- A charismatic professor, is adored by students―particularly by a secret society of female students known as The Maidens. Mariana Andros-Continue reading “Review #24”