4 Star Reads, Book Review

Broken Throne – Victoria Aveyard

Broken Throne by Victoria Aveyard My rating: 4 of 5 stars Broken Throne by Victoria Aveyard is a collection of short stories, histories, and maps of the world that we have grown to know from the Red Queen series. It consists of two previously published novellas, Queen Song and Steel Scars, which I skipped because… Continue reading Broken Throne – Victoria Aveyard

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Aurora Rising – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Aurora Rising is the first book in a new series from co-authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. They wrote my favourite science fiction series, Illuminae, so I was quite excited to see what adventures they take readers on next. Aurora Rising is set in… Continue reading Aurora Rising – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

5 Star Reads, Book Review

Sorcery of Thorns – Margaret Rogerson

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson is a beautifully written world that will appeal to book lovers and make you want to live in its rich depths. It is a world in which certain books are magical, called grimoires, and are capable of… Continue reading Sorcery of Thorns – Margaret Rogerson

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Queen of Ruin – Tracy Banghart

Queen of Ruin by Tracy Banghart My rating: 4 of 5 stars Queen of Ruin is the second and final book by Tracy Banghart in a series about sisters, rebellion, and discovering who you truly are. As such, this review could contain spoilers for the first book if you have not read it yet. Nomi… Continue reading Queen of Ruin – Tracy Banghart

4 Star Reads, Book Review

The Popularity Papers – Amy Ignatow

The Popularity Papers by Amy Ignatow My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Popularity Papers follow two friends, Lydia and Julie, as they try to figure out how to become popular in middle school. It can't be that difficult, right? The two girls create a journal to record their thoughts, observations, to tape their notes… Continue reading The Popularity Papers – Amy Ignatow

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