Review #107

Title- Believe Me Author- Tahereh Mafi Rating– 5/5 Genre- Young Adult, fantasy, romance POV- The biggest thing this series taught me was how to write better with emotions in deep first person POV. Trope- happily ever after novella Cover– Gorgeous My emotions-  happy, satisfied, comforted Comments- It was the perfect way to end the series.Continue reading “Review #107”

Review #101

Title- The Nature of Witches Author- Rachel Griffin Rating– 5/5 Genre- YA, fantasy POV- first person, present tense My emotions-  in love with every sentence Characters– Clara- the world’s only Everwitch Sang- a hottie Spring witch who loves botany Paige- Clara’s ex Comments- Writing a novel is not easy, but Rachel Griffin makes it lookContinue reading “Review #101”

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 #95

Title- Dark Shores Author– Danielle L. Jensen Rating– 4.25/5 Genre- fantasy with a little romance POV- two alternating POV, third person past tense Trope- enemies to “thinking about it,” war, politics, military, gods/goddesses Similar Books/Comps– Fable My emotions-  loved, LOVED this book and the vibe. Characters– Teriana- second mate of the Quincense and heir toContinue reading “Review #95”

Review #90

Title- The Damned Rating– 3.75/5 Genre- YA Fantasy POV- There are a about 9 different POV in this sequel than the first which surprised me compared to “The Beautiful.” Also, it switches back and forth between first person present tense and third person past tense from chapter to chapter depending on the POV. Page 68-Continue reading “Review #90”

Review #87

Title- Looking for Alaska Rating– 3/5 Genre- YA Contemporary POV- First person, past tense Trope- Boarding school, teen friendships, coming of age, the meaning of life Similar Books/Comps– Falling for You, A Song for a Soldier My emotions-  A bit blah, but overall an average read. I wasn’t sucked in and I didn’t connect withContinue reading “Review #87”

Review #79

Title- Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians Rating– 4/5 Genre- YA Fantasy POV- First person, present tense Similar Books/Comps– The Book of Chaos Vibe- humor, sarcasm, unique, original, whimsical Characters– Alcatraz Smedry- age 13, foster child Plot/Blurb- Alcatrez gets a bag of sand in the mail-his only inheritance from his father and mother. He soon learnsContinue reading “Review #79”

Review #74

Title- Ruin and Rising Rating– 5/5- best of the trilogy Genre- YA fantasy Trope- The chosen one. Morally gray characters Similar Books/Comps– Red Queen My emotions-  the second half had me gasping Characters– I loved Alina and Mal’s relationship. It was the best part of the story despite this being more dystopian than romance. Plot/Blurb-Continue reading “Review #74”

Review #73

Title- Siege and Storm Rating– 4/5 Genre- YA fantasy POV- first person Trope- the chosen one Plot/Blurb- Soldier. Summoner. Saint. Alina Starkov’s power has grown, but not without a price. She is the Sun Summoner―hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Shadow Fold. But she and Mal can’t outrunContinue reading “Review #73”