Review #126

Title- An Ember in the Ashes Author- Sabaa Tahir Series- the second is “A Torch Against the Night,” the third is “A Reaper at the Gates,” the fourth is “A Sky Beyond the Storm.” Rating– 4.8/5 Genre- YA fantasy, though the violence feels like new adult POV- two alternating POV of the main characters, firstContinue reading “Review #126”

Fan Reviews

Title- Break the Stone Author- Cassie Swindon Series- first novel Golden Chains trilogy Rating– see below for reader reviews and Goodreads for overall ratings Genre- YA crossover to New Adult- romantic suspense POV- third person past tense, two POV, Raelyn and Kody Trope- best friend’s sibling, insta love, alpha hero, men in uniform, huge guy/tinyContinue reading “Fan Reviews”

Review #118

Title- Ugly Love Author- Colleen Hoover Rating– 4/5 Genre- contemporary, tragedy, romance, women’s fiction POV- switches current time for Tate to 6 years ago for Miles Trope- closed-off hero, past trauma, brother’s best friend Similar Books/Comps- The only thing I can compare it to is the only other book that made me cry this yearContinue reading “Review #118”

Review #112

Title- A Curse so Dark and Lonely Author- Brigid Kemmerer Rating– 5/5. Probably top 5 of 2021 reads Genre- YA fantasy, may 50% qualify as romance, but I’m not for certain based on “romance rules” POV- Rhen and Harper switch back and forth alternating chapters which I love Trope- enemies to lovers, captive, Beauty andContinue reading “Review #112”

Review #97

Title– Dark Skies Author- Danielle L Jensen Rating– 3.5.5 Genre- young adult fantasy POV- have alternating POV in third person past tense. However, I’m wondering how appropriate that is because of the alternating POV books I’ve read, they’ve all been romance and this is not a romance novel. Trope- gods/goddesses Similar Books/Comps– I felt LordContinue reading “Review #97”

Review #63

Title- The Ex Hex Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- Rom com, fantasy (witches) POV- third person, past tense, alternating two characters Trope- second chance, small town, hottie with an accent My emotions-  comfortable, cozy, sweet, calm Characters– Sir Purrcival was my favorite by far. OMG, brilliant.Vivi- main character, didn’t know she was a witch until older. ProfessorContinue reading “Review #63”

Review #55

Title- Gods & Monsters (3rd in trilogy following Serpent and Dove, then Blood & Honey) Author– Shelby Mahurin Rating– 4.3/5 Genre- Fantasy, witches POV- first person, past tense (usually switching back and forth between Lou & Reid) Trope- enemies to lovers, evil parents, save the kingdom My emotions- a little frustrated by the pacing ofContinue reading “Review #55”