Book Review: The Crown of Gilded Bones

Overall rating: 4/5Pages: 625Genre: High fantasy, romancePace: FastRead if you loved: From Blood and Ash by Jennifer L. Armentrout, A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire by Jennifer L. ArmentroutContent warnings: Violence Note: this review is spoiler freeĀ  I tried to savor The Crown of Gilded Bones and spectacularly failed. Wow. This delivered. If you readContinue reading “Book Review: The Crown of Gilded Bones”

Book Review: A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire

Overall rating: 3/5Pages: 637Genre: High fantasy, romancePace: MediumRead if you loved: From Blood and Ash by Jennifer L. ArmentroutContent warnings: Violence Ugh I’m really out here with the least popular of opinions. I promise I’m still very excited for The Crown of Gilded Bones but its predecessor just did not do it for me. MaybeContinue reading “Book Review: A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire”

Book Review: From Blood and Ash

Overall rating: 4/5Pages: 634Genre: Adult fantasy, romancePace: FastRead if you loved: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas, The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi AdeyemiContent warnings: Predatory behavior, physical and psychological abuse, child loss Okay, I know I said I was taking a fantasy hiatusContinue reading “Book Review: From Blood and Ash”

Book Review: Rule of Wolves

Overall rating: 3/5Pages: 592Genre: Fantasy, young-adult, LGBTPace: FastRead if you loved: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, King of Scars by Leigh BardugoContent warnings: Violence It is currently 8pm PST as I draft this and I just finished Rule of Wolves. Typically, I take some time to really processContinue reading “Book Review: Rule of Wolves”

Book Review: King of Scars

Overall Rating: 3/5Pages: 527Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, LGBTPace: Slow-mediumRead if you loved: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows by Leigh BardugoContent warnings: Predatory behavior (brief), child loss (brief), violence King of Scars is the first book in the latest Grishaverse duology and focuses predominantly on Nikolai, Zoya, and Nina’s journeys following theContinue reading “Book Review: King of Scars”

Book Review: Klara and the Sun

Overall Rating: 3.5/5Genre: Science-fiction, literary fiction, dystopianPace: SlowRead if you loved: Westworld (I haven’t read anything similar yet!)Content warnings: None Ahhh I was so excited for this book but sadly, I think I’ve got an unpopular opinion here. Klara is an Artificial Friend whose only wish is to be taken home by a loving family.Continue reading “Book Review: Klara and the Sun”

Book Review: Ruin and Rising

Overall Rating: 3.5/5Genre: Fantasy, YA AdventurePace: FastRead if you loved: Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Divergent by Veronica RothContent warnings: None As promised, the review for Ruin and Rising is here and wow do I have a lotContinue reading “Book Review: Ruin and Rising”

Book Review: Siege and Storm

Overall Rating: 3/5Genre: Fantasy, YA AdventurePace: Medium-fastRead if you loved: Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Divergent by Veronica RothContent warnings: None Picking up right where we left off, Siege and Storm is the second novel in the GrishaContinue reading “Book Review: Siege and Storm”

Book Review: Shadow and Bone

Overall Rating: 4/5Genre: Fantasy, YAPace: FastRead if you loved: Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Divergent by Veronica RothContent warnings: None I have been having a real craving for a tv/movie adaptation of a good book. I know, IContinue reading “Book Review: Shadow and Bone”

Book Review: Knight in Paper Armor

Overall rating: 3/5Genre: Science-fiction, DystopianPace: FastRead if you loved: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole, Stranger ThingsContent warnings: Antisemitism, racism, torture Billy Jakobek has lived his life as an experiment. Born with abilities to absorb the emotions and memories of everyone around him, he is keenly acquainted withContinue reading “Book Review: Knight in Paper Armor”