[Review] Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Simon Snow just wants to relax and savour his last year at the Watford School of Magicks, but no one will let him. His girlfriend broke up with him, his best friend is a pest and his mentor keeps trying to hide him away in the mountains where maybe he’ll be safe. Simon can’t even enjoy the fact that his room-mate and longtime nemesis is … Continue reading [Review] Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

WWW: December 30, 2016

WWW Wednesday is a book meme run by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you‚Äôll read next? So let’s get to it! What are you currently reading? I just finished a book at 11:15 last night and haven’t started a new one yet. ūüė¶ … Continue reading WWW: December 30, 2016

[Review] Soundless by Richelle Mead

For as long as Fei can remember, no one in her village has been able to hear. Rocky terrain and frequent avalanches make it impossible to leave the village, so Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zipline that carries food up the treacherous cliffs from Beiguo, a mysterious faraway kingdom. When villagers begin to lose their sight, deliveries from the zipline … Continue reading [Review] Soundless by Richelle Mead

[Review] Made You Up by Francesca Zappia

Alex fights a daily battle to figure out the difference between reality and delusion. Armed with a take-no-prisoners attitude, her camera, a Magic 8-Ball, and her only ally (her little sister), Alex wages a war against her schizophrenia, determined to stay sane long enough to get into college. She‚Äôs pretty optimistic about her chances until classes begin, and she runs into Miles. Didn’t she imagine … Continue reading [Review] Made You Up by Francesca Zappia

[Review] Illuminae by Amie Kufman

  This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she‚Äôd have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that‚Äôs little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining … Continue reading [Review] Illuminae by Amie Kufman

[Review] Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

Title:¬†Cruel Beauty Author:¬†Rosamund Hodge Media:¬†Hardcover Pages:¬†342 Overall Rating:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†2¬†flames Synopsis: Based on the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, Cruel Beauty is a dazzling love story about our deepest desires and their power to change our destiny. Since birth, Nyx has been betrothed to the evil ruler of her kingdom-all because of a foolish bargain struck by her father. And since birth, she has been … Continue reading [Review] Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

[Review] Winter by Marissa Meyer

Title:¬†Winter Author:¬†Marissa Meyer Media:¬†Mixed – Audiobook and Hardcover Pages:¬†827 Overall Rating:¬†¬†¬† ¬†3¬†flames Synopsis (Spoilers if you haven’t read the others): Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won‚Äôt … Continue reading [Review] Winter by Marissa Meyer

Liebster Award!

Thank you Ashleigh at a frolic through fiction for nominating me for this award!   Rules: Make a post linking the person who nominated you Answer the 5 questions the person who nominated you provided Include the award sticker on the post Nominate 5-10 other bloggers you think are worthy of this award. Let them know you nominated them by commenting on their blogs. Give … Continue reading Liebster Award!

[Review] Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Title:¬†Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Author:¬†Benjamin Alire Saenz Media:¬†Hardcover Pages:¬†359 Overall Rating:¬†¬†¬† ¬†4¬†flames Synopsis: Dante can swim. Ari can’t. Dante is articulate and self-assured. Ari has a hard time with words and suffers from self-doubt. Dante gets lost in poetry and art. Ari gets lost in thoughts of his older brother who is in prison. Dante is fair skinned. Ari’s features … Continue reading [Review] Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

[Review] Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Title:¬†Six of Crows Author:¬†Leigh Bardugo Media:¬†Hardcover Pages:¬†465 Overall Rating:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†5¬†flames¬† Synopsis: Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price‚ÄĒand no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can’t pull it off alone… A convict with a … Continue reading [Review] Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo