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 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
I have always found genre to be a difficult concept to grasp, because it means something different to each person. Since I started writing with the hope of getting published, I've spent more time than what is acceptable thinking about how to accurately define a book's genre. Regardless of how many definitions are released, genre… Continue reading What Genre is This Anyway?
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
The Map of Bones is a YA science-fiction/fantasy/dystopian novel telling the story of Cass, an Omega seer, who is on a journey to find Elsewhere (a land without Alphas and Omegas), and stop her evil brother from destroying the world. Because obviously.** ** sidenote: No matter how I describe a book, it always sounds extra… Continue reading Review: The Map of Bones by Francesca Haig
The Fire Sermon is a YA fantasy/science fiction/dystopian novel set in a post-apocalyptic world. The book gave me Hunger Games vibes, although you can say that about most YA dystopian novels. Told from the POV of Cass, an Omega seer (crazy dreams, visions, premonitions, ect.) on the run from her power-hungry Alpha twin, Zach, the book… Continue reading Review: The Fire Sermon by Francesca Haig
Sweet Reckoning is the final book in the Sweet Evil trilogy, a YA fantasy told from the POV of Anna, a half-angel, half-demon destined to save the world (because obviously). I thoroughly enjoyed this series, and I recommend it to anyone who is a lover of dark fantasy and romance. The issues the book deals with… Continue reading Review: Sweet Reckoning by Wendy Higgins