Review #139

Title- All the Stars and Teeth Author- Adalyn Grace Series- All the Tides of Fate is the sequel Rating– 4.6/5 Genre- YA fantasy POV- first person, present tense Trope- princess, royalty, semi love-triangle, adventure, coming of age, magic Steam level- 1/5 Cover– The cover showed me fantasy but I was unsure if YA or adultContinue reading “Review #139”

Review #136

Title- Sing Me Forgotten Author- Jessica S. Olson Series- standalone Rating– 4.8/5 Genre- YA fantasy POV- first person, present tense Trope- phantom of the opera retelling Steam level- 1/5 Cover– gorgeous and representative of story/genre Comps– Phantom of the Opera, The Beautiful Plot/Blurb- Isda does not exist. At least not beyond the opulent walls ofContinue reading “Review #136”

Review #130

Title- Skin of the Sea Author- Natasha Brown Series- Possible sequel coming out later in 2022, unsure of name Rating– 4.3/5 Genre- YA fantasy POV- first person, present tense Trope- mermaid Comps- mix of “Fable,” “A Nature of Witches” and “The Keeper of Night.” Steam level- 0/5 spice. Super duper clean Cover– beautiful and captivatingContinue reading “Review #130”

Review #129

Title- Love and Gelato Author- Jenna Evans Welch Series- the sequel is called Love and Luck and the third is Love and Olives Rating– 4.0/5.0 Genre- YA contemporary romance POV- first person, past tense Trope- coming of age, family drama Steam level- 0/5 (clean) Cover– Unclear for the genre. I guessed romance but not YAContinue reading “Review #129”

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”

Review #123

Title- Our Violent Ends Author- Chloe Gong Series- this is the sequel to Our Violent Delights Rating– 4/5 Genre- YA Dark fantasy/historical fiction crossover POV- Multiple, all over the place, chaotic, both present and past tense, head hopping, many POV within chapter. Scene breaks inconsistently designated by an interior formatting symbol, sometimes not. Trope- enemiesContinue reading “Review #123”

Fan Reviews #2

Title- Hunt the Storm Author- Cassie Swindon Series- sequel in the Golden Chains trilogy Rating– see below from Goodreads readers Genre- New adult romantic suspense POV- third person, past tense, two alternating POV between Raelyn and Kody Trope- love triangle, break up with him/her to save them, kidnapper Steam level- 3.5/5 spice Cover– more mysteriousContinue reading “Fan Reviews #2”

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 #122

Title- These Violent Delights Author- Chloe Gang Series- The sequel is Our Violent Ends Rating– 3.7/5 Genre- YA fantasy POV- chaotic. See below Trope- enemies to “something” Similar Books/Comps- The Cruel Prince. Amazon compares it to Serpent and Dove, and honestly I feel as if this one wasn’t in the same league as Serpent &Continue reading “Review #122”

Review #117

Title- Daughter of the Deep Series name– The Children of Lyr Author– Lina C. Amarego Rating– 4.8/5 Genre- YA fantasy POV- first person, past tense. Trope- this book had everything- Pirates, enemies to lovers, forced marriage, second chance romance, avenging family murder Similar Books/Comps- Fable and Namesake Steam level- 1/5- fade to dark Cover– gorgeous.Continue reading “Review #117”