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 #35

Title- The Wicked King Sequel to The Cruel Prince Author- Holly Black Rating– 3.5/5 Genre- YA Fantasy POV- first person, present tense Trope- royalty, enemies to … enemies? Similar Books/Comps– The Cruel Prince, The Red Queen My emotions-  frustrated but intrigued Characters– See list from my review on The Cruel Prince Comments- This almost feelsContinue reading “Review #35”

Review #32

Title- Children of Blood and Bone Rating– 5/5Genre- YA Fantasy POV- First person, present tense. Alternating 3 POV My emotions-  Entranced. The magical elements were awesome since it felt more spiritual and natural-based. Vibe– Epic! Characters– Zélie Adebola- heroine, protagonist- I love that the main character was female and a warrior/fighter. Rogue Princess Amari HandsomeContinue reading “Review #32”

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 #28

Title- Anna and the French Kiss Rating– 3/5 Genre- Contemporary Romance/YA POV- First person, present tense (yet tense switches back and forth some) Trope- Boarding School Similar Books/Comps– No We Can’t Be Friends, Kisses and Croissants My emotions-  Content, relaxed Plot/Blurb- Anna can’t wait for her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a greatContinue reading “Review #28”

Review #26

Title- Angelfall Rating– 3.5/5 Genre- This dystopian novel was more twisted and dark than I had expected. POV- First person, present tense Trope- survival, family loyalties, desperation, and strength in a heroine protagonist Similar/Comps– Hunger Games, Circus of the Dead My emotions- At certain parts- toe-curling creepy with creating disturbing images. That forest scene wasContinue reading “Review #26”

Review #25

Title- A Great and Terrible Beauty Rating– 4/5 Genre- YA Fantasy (unexpected from cover) POV- First person, present Similar Books/Comps– Elementals My emotions-  not expecting this genre from the cover Vibe– It felt a bit high school-gothic Characters– Gemma- 16 years old with anunknown magical powers Plot/Blurb- After the death of her mother, Gemma isContinue reading “Review #25”

Review #21

Title- The Darkest Part of the Forest Rating– 4/5 Genre- YA fantasy, part urban fantasy due to the current culture references, yet part high/epic fantasy due to all the magical creatures POV- Third person, past tense. Three POV, but it focuses on Hazels’. On page 134, a different point of view randomly pops up   Trope-Continue reading “Review #21”

Review #18

Title- The Beautiful Rating– 5/5 Genre- Dark YA Fantasy POV- The mysterious murderer is first person present tense & the rest of the story is third person, past tense Trope- murder mystery Similar Books/Comps– Certain Dark Things, American Gothic My emotions- suspense Characters– Kick ass Celine & Bastian was oh so delicious & since theyContinue reading “Review #18”