It occurred to me today that while I post a lot of reviews, I have never actually defined my rating system. Allow me to elaborate: 1 - Awful. A book that I was likely forced (or asked) to read, and which I could not finish. (EX: Pretty much anything Shakespeare. Sorry, classic lovers. I just… Continue reading Book Rating Guide (with examples)
The 100 is a YA science-fiction series initially set in space, 300 years after a nuclear war forced humanity to abandon the planet. Centuries later, in an attempt to return to Earth, the government decides to send 100 juvenile delinquents (all adult prisoners are executed) to the ground to test the radiation levels. Following the… Continue reading Review: The 100 by Kass Morgan
I adore the English language. Plain and simple. I don't care what I'm writing, be it blog posts, fiction, grant applications, or even resumes, it really doesn't matter. The same goes for editing. Do you need that tweet edited? I've got you. I don't know what it is--maybe I was dropped onto a hardcover as… Continue reading Rocking in a freelance world.
Sentinel is the fifth, and final, book in the YA fantasy series, Covenant. Told from the POV of Alex, a half-blood/the Apollyon/the future God Killer, who is about to embark on the mission of killing Ares, the god of war/the guy who has been causing so much havoc in her life. What I loved about… Continue reading Review: Sentinel by Jennifer Armentrout
Apollyon is the fourth book in the Covenant series, a set of YA fantasy novels following the life of Alex, one of the half-blood descendants of the Olympian Gods. When the third book left us, Alex had just awoken as the second apollyon and connected to Seth, the first (and dangerous). With Seth plaguing Alex's conscious, she… Continue reading Review: Apollyon by Jennifer Armentrout
Deity is the third installment of the Covenant series, a YA fantasy revolving around the descendants of the Greek Gods. I won't lie, when I started the series, I wasn't sold. The plot was a little too close to Vampire Academy for my liking, BUT, unlike most series that fail to pull me in right from… Continue reading Review: Deity by Jennifer Armentrout
Pure is the second novel in the Covenant series, a YA paranormal fiction collection about the descendants of the Greek Gods. I just want to start off with this warning: If you want to read this series, do not buy this edition! Books 1 & 2 are poorly formatted, with many of the paragraphs misaligned, and… Continue reading Review: Pure by Jennifer Armentrout
FabFitFun is a quarterly subscription box costing $49.99USD. As a Canadian, I end up spending about $75 for each box, but the values listed below are all in USD, as that's what's listed in the information magazine! Each box is filled with an assortment of cosmetics, accessories, and health-related items befitting the season. This season's… Continue reading Review: FabFitFun Spring 2018