Like I said in my last post, books are a key part of my wish list each year. I spend a lot on books, and it's always nice when I can save a bit by receiving some as gifts. Like every book lover, I have a pretty hefty wishlist, so I try to limit the… Continue reading On the Sixth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me… Books, Books, Books!
Beautiful Darkness is a YA dark fantasy, and the second book in the Beautiful Creatures series. After Lena banishes her claiming moon and uses the Book of Moons to save Ethan from death, she begins to slip toward the dark-side. Obviously, this causes some strain on their relationship. With the introduction of a devilishly handsome new maybe-caster/maybe-incubus,… Continue reading Review: Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
I've had this series for a while. I bought it because I actually enjoyed the movie (I know, I know. I regret saying this, because now that I've read the book, the movie is garbage and I understand why the rest of the series did not get adapted, but whatever. I was young and naive,… Continue reading Review: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Second Chance Boyfriend is a NA romance and the squeal to One Week Girlfriend. The book takes place a few months after Drew leave Fable high and dry. It reads as a very dry, repetitive continuation of book #1, adding very little to the couple's story in terms of characterization, depth, and drama. Other than the… Continue reading Review: Second Chance Boyfriend by Monica Murphy
One Week Girlfriend is a NA romance about Drew, a big-shot footballer/rich boy and Fable, the town's easy/not-so rich girl. The book is a quick read, although I can't say I recommend it for any romance lovers. While I did like that Drew wasn't the stereotypical guy usually featured in these books, I found that… Continue reading Review: One Week Girlfriend by Monica Murphy
I don't say this often about books, but Everything, Everything was perfect. If you've yet to read it, I'm going to need you to order a copy ASAP. Run to Chapters (or wherever) and buy it NOW. I'm not joking. This book is a hard 10. Everything, Everything is a YA fiction about a girl who, for… Continue reading Review: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
The Siren is a YA fantasy romance telling the story of Kahlen, a siren who is 80 years into her 100 year sentence of devotion to the Ocean. While her sisters dream of art and travel, all Kahlen has ever wanted is to fall in love; when she meets Akinli, a young university student, her dream… Continue reading Review: The Siren by Kiera Cass