Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Down Among the Sticks and Bones is the second book in the Wayward Children series, but chronologically it functions more like an origin story for the first book. As this book was assigned for class, I did not read the … Continue reading Down Among the Sticks and Bones – Seanan McGuire
Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince by V.E. Schwab My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Steel Prince takes readers back into the world that author V.E. Schwab built full of magic and different Londons. It lets readers learn more about Maxim, the future King of Red London, during his years as a … Continue reading The Steel Prince – V.E. Schwab
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie My rating: 4 of 5 stars Murder on the Orient Express was my first experience with an Agatha Christie book, although I suspect that I would enjoy all of them. I decided to listen to the audiobook version of the mystery, as Dan Stevens was the narrator … Continue reading Murder on the Orient Express – Agatha Christie
The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Eye of the World is the first of a fourteen-part fantasy series (not including companion novels). If that isn't daunting enough, it is an epic fantasy chronicling a hero's journey with a whole lot of world to discover. I chose … Continue reading The Eye of the World – Robert Jordan
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The Circle by Dave Eggers My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Even a day after finishing The Circle by Dave Eggers, I’m still not quite sure how I feel about the book. The story follows Mae, a young twenty-something year old as she gets a job at the Circle the biggest tech company around. They’ve … Continue reading The Circle – Dave Eggers
Golden Son by Pierce Brown My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Golden Son takes place more than a year after Red Rising. Darrow has left the Academy, formed bonds with new people and has a new role in society. It was a little confusing to be thrown into the story with all those new elements … Continue reading Golden Son – Pierce Brown