3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Two Boys Kissing – David Levithan

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Two Boys Kissing is a unique contemporary that blends the modern world that our main characters find themselves in with the struggles of their predecessors. Although I didn't necessarily enjoy the expositions that the 'gay men of the past' added to the story… Continue reading Two Boys Kissing – David Levithan

3 Star Reads, Book Review

Blog Tour: Stormrise – Jillian Boehme

Stormrise by Jillian BoehmePublisher: Tor TeenRelease Date: September 24th 2019Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Dragons Synopsis: A combat warrior will risk everything to awaken the dragons and save her kingdom in Jillian Boehme's epic YA Fantasy debut, Stormrise, inspired by Twelfth Night and perfect for fans of Tamora Pierce.If Rain weren’t a girl, she would be respected… Continue reading Blog Tour: Stormrise – Jillian Boehme

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Grace and Fury – Tracy Banghart

Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart My rating: 4 of 5 stars Grace and Fury is a fantasy book set in a world created by Banghart where women don't have many rights or choices for their lives. Sisters, Serina and Nomi, react to their worlds in very different ways. Nomi convinces her twin brother to… Continue reading Grace and Fury – Tracy Banghart

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Aru Shah and the Song of Death – Roshani Chokshi

Aru Shah and the Song of Death by Roshani Chokshi My rating: 4 of 5 stars Aru Shah and the Song of Death is the second book in the Pandava Quartet by Roshani Chokshi. Chokshi's writing felt a little more like herself in this book and less like it was trying too hard to sound… Continue reading Aru Shah and the Song of Death – Roshani Chokshi

4 Star Reads, Book Review

The Undying – Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Undying by Amie Kaufman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Undying, the second book in the Unearthed duology feels like a very different book than its predecessor - although I still really enjoyed it. What made me love the first book was how it was a sci-fi version of Indiana Jones, full of exploration, discovery,… Continue reading The Undying – Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Deviate – Jay Kristoff

DEV1AT3 by Jay Kristoff My rating: 4 of 5 stars Deviate (Dev1at3) is the second book in the Lifelike (Lifel1k3) series by Jay Kristoff. I loved the first book and how it was this really intriguing sci-fi Anastasia retelling. That being said, this book felt very different than the first one and if you haven't… Continue reading Deviate – Jay Kristoff

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Superman – Matt de la Pena

Superman: Dawnbreaker by Matt de la Pena My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Although Superman is not one of my favourite superheroes, I did want to see how his origin story would play out. I've never read any of Matt de la Pena's books before, so I had no expectations about his writing style or… Continue reading Superman – Matt de la Pena