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

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Sherwood – Meagan Spooner

Sherwood by Meagan Spooner My rating: 4 of 5 starsNo, this book isn't perfect, but it's the feminist retelling of Robin Hood that I didn't know I needed and utterly enjoyed. I love Robin Hood and I love strong, female characters, so I was immediately on board when I read the premise of this book.… Continue reading Sherwood – Meagan Spooner

4 Star Reads, Book Review

There’s Something About Sweetie – Sandhya Menon

There's Something About Sweetie by Sandhya Menon My rating: 4 of 5 stars There's Something About Sweetie is an adorable, contemporary by Sandhya Menon. It takes place in the same world as When Dimple Met Rishi, as one of the main characters Ashish is Rishi's younger brother. Menon's books are the perfect summer reads as… Continue reading There’s Something About Sweetie – Sandhya Menon

4 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review, Favourites

Kingsbane – Claire Legrand

Kingsbane by Claire Legrand My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars I loved the first book in the Empirium series, Furyborn by Claire Legrand. I also loved Kingsbane, but for very different reasons. Although set in the same world with the same lead characters, we are now in a different stage of Rielle and Eliana's lives… Continue reading Kingsbane – Claire Legrand

5 Star Reads, Book Review, Favourites

Finale – Stephanie Garber

Finale by Stephanie Garber My rating: 5 of 5 stars Finale by Stephanie Garber is the third and finale book in her Caraval series. Caraval began the series and was Garber’s debut novel. I was immediately entranced by the world that she crafted, but was certainly left wanting more. (More detail, more worldbuilding, etc). She… Continue reading Finale – Stephanie Garber

4 Star Reads, Book Review

The Princess and the Fangirl – Ashley Poston

The Princess and the Fangirl by Ashley Poston My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Princess and the Fangirl is the second book in the Once Upon a Con series by Ashley Poston. I loved Geekerella when I first read it, which is a geeky Cinderella retelling. I generally don't like Cinderella, so any fairytale… Continue reading The Princess and the Fangirl – Ashley Poston

4 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars (Parts Two and Three)

The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars, Part Three by Michael Dante DiMartino My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars, Part Three was the final book in this arc and it was so good. Turf Wars continues the story where the animated series ended and shows Korra continuing to balance her… Continue reading The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars (Parts Two and Three)

4 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

The Gilded Wolves – Roshani Chokshi

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi is a fantasy set in the Victorian era of Paris in 1899. The author’s sumptuous writing style perfectly lends itself to this time period, as the plush and gilded world is built upon an interesting magic system… Continue reading The Gilded Wolves – Roshani Chokshi

5 Star Reads, Book Review

Bloodwitch – Susan Dennard

Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard My rating: 5 of 5 stars Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard picks up after the events of Windwitch, in which Safi and Iseult are separated and a lot has happened in their world. I would highly recommend either reading a detailed summary of the previous two books in the series (Truthwitch and… Continue reading Bloodwitch – Susan Dennard