Review #254

I gave this retelling from the Beast’s point of view a solid 4.2/5 stars. The only reason why it wasn’t higher was because of the nonstop head hopping. The prose of ‘The Beast Within’ felt a bit removed because it was third person and there was some head hopping I didn’t love. But because IContinue reading “Review #254”

Review #248

I rated “Sky in the Deep” by Adrienne Young a generous 4.5/5 stars. This was a YA epic fantasy with a dash of clean romance fade to black. I loved the consistency that we stayed in Eelyn’s point of view the whole time in first person, past-tense narrative. The bonus scene of Fiske thrown inContinue reading “Review #248”

Review #229

I’d give this fantasy a 4.9/5 because I still wanted a little more emphasis on the romance. It was a tiny bit better than the first novel in this duology. I appreciated the effortless prose in first person present tense that stayed in Alosa’s POV the whole time.  Here were my thoughts while reading: ChapterContinue reading “Review #229”

Linked Trilogy

Scorched is Book One in The Linked Trilogy and will be published March 3, 2023. To sign up as an ARC reader for February please click here. Yes, this is very early, but it’s how I roll, y’all. Those who sign up to participate as for an ARC (Advanced Reader Copy) receive a free digitalContinue reading “Linked Trilogy”

Cover Reveal

Hi readers! I’m excited to present the artwork of cover designer, Christian Bentulan! He was professional, punctual, helpful, and super talented to work with. Check out his facebook page, Covers by Christian. Scorched is Book One in The Linked Trilogy and will be published March 3, 2023. To sign up as an ARC reader forContinue reading “Cover Reveal”

Review #37

Title- The Queen of Nothing Third in the series Rating– 4.75/5 Genre-  YA fantasy POV- first person present tense Trope- enemies to lovers, evil parent My emotions-  I enjoyed this one much more than the sequel. The second half was captivating! Comments- YA books like this make me wonder why so much violence is okayContinue reading “Review #37”

Review #31

Title- The Cruel Prince Author- Holly Black Rating– 4/5 Genre- YA fantasy POV- First person, present tense. ONE POV Trope- Bully romance. Enemies to lovers. Academic setting Similar Books/Comps– Red Queen, Six of Crows My emotions-  frustrated in the beginning and nervous I’d hate it with the bully theme. I enjoyed it much more asContinue reading “Review #31”

Review #30

Title- Red Queen Rating– 4/5 Genre- YA Fantasy POV- Red Queen is one of only present tense stories that hasn’t been jarring for me Trope- Enemies to lovers, Forbidden love, two brother love triangle, teen revolution leader Similar/Comps– The City of Brass (I DNF this one), Angelfall (This one seemed darker than Red Queen), ShadowContinue reading “Review #30”

Review #5

Title- Shatter Me Series Rating– Books ranged from 3/5-5/5 individually. As a whole the series was 4.5/5. (The 5th one in the series was the weakest) Genre- YA Fantasy POV- first person, multiple points of view Trope- enemies to lovers, love triangle Similar/Comps– Fallen Series & Delirium Series (On my TBR) My emotions-  Invested, ConnectedContinue reading “Review #5”