Review #114

Title- A Vow So Bold and Deadly Author- Brigid Kemmerer Rating– 4/5 for this novel but 4.5/5 for the trilogy Genre- YA fantasy POV- 4 POV this one, all present tense Trope- war/battle, brotherhood Steam level- (0- no sex, 5- erotica)- 1/5 Cover– Gorgeous Comments- I liked that this novel had all 4 characters withContinue reading “Review #114”

Review #113

Title- A Heart so Fierce and Broken (sequel) Author- Brigid Kemmerer Rating– 4.5/5 Genre- YA Fantasy POV- present tense switches between two alternating main characters, Lia Mara and Grey Trope- enemies to lovers Steam level- (0- no sex, 5- erotica)-  1/5 Cover– Gorgeous. I wish it was my blue-ish to match the first, but they’reContinue reading “Review #113”

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 #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”