Shadow and Bone: Thoughts & Reactions

I can’t even tell you how excited I have been to write this post. Here’s the thing – I love TV/movie adaptations of books. I know this isn’t necessarily a popular opinion among readers and I’ve often been left frustrated by adaptations as well, but I think the chance of them being good is soContinue reading “Shadow and Bone: Thoughts & Reactions”

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: Crooked Kingdom

Overall Rating: 4.5/5Pages: 561Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Crime, AdventurePace: Medium-FastRead if you loved: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan, A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J MaasContent warnings: Violence, addiction, sexual assault When the Crows returned to Ketterdam, they expected to be lavished with wealth beyond their imaginations. Instead, theyContinue reading “Book Review: Crooked Kingdom”

Book Review: Six of Crows

Overall Rating: 4/5Pages: 465Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Crime, AdventurePace: FastRead if you loved: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adayemi, Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan, Catch Me if You Can, White CollarContent warnings: Violence Set within the Grishaverse in Ketterdam, a trade and profit-driven locale that is homeContinue reading “Book Review: Six of Crows”

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”