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: 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: 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: Leave the World Behind

Overall Rating: 4/5 I stand firmly in the camp that film or TV adaptations of books rarely do them justice, but the chance of seeing what existed solely on paper and in my mind being translated to a screen far too tantalizing for me to turn away. Needless to say, when I saw the castingContinue reading “Book Review: Leave the World Behind”