Book Review

The Girl the Sea Gave Back – Adrienne Young

The Girl the Sea Gave Back by Adrienne YoungMy rating: 4 of 5 starsThe Girl the Sea Gave Back is the second book set in the Viking world that Adrienne Young built. I really enjoyed Sky in the Deep when I read it last year and could not wait to see what Young had in… Continue reading The Girl the Sea Gave Back – Adrienne Young

Book Review

Spin the Dawn – Elizabeth Lim

Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth LimMy rating: 4 of 5 starsSpin the Dawn was sold to me as a Mulan and Project Runway mashup of sorts, so I was intrigued because Mulan is tied for my favourite princess. Project Runway? I don’t really have an opinion about, but I was willing to give it a… Continue reading Spin the Dawn – Elizabeth Lim

Book Review

Rebel – Marie Lu

Rebel by Marie LuMy rating: 4.5 of 5 starsRebel is the fourth book in the Legend series by Marie Lu that we didn't know we needed. It takes place years after the events of the series and now Eden is a teen. He was so young in the first books, so it was nice to… Continue reading Rebel – Marie Lu

Book Review

Loki: Where Mischief Lies – Mackenzi Lee

Loki: Where Mischief Lies by Mackenzi LeeMy rating: 4 of 5 starsMackenzi Lee tackles Loki's story through the Marvel lens, blending Norse mythology and storylines with the unique versions of the characters that readers might be familiar with from the Marvel cinematic universe. We meet Loki and Thor as younger, more vulnerable characters for just… Continue reading Loki: Where Mischief Lies – Mackenzi Lee

4 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Supernova – Marissa Meyer

Supernova by Marissa MeyerMy rating: 4.5 of 5 starsSupernova is the third and final book in the Renegades trilogy by Marissa Meyer. The series was inspired by the author's love of superheroes, and specifically her childhood dreaming about the X-Men with her brother. I would say that Supernova is my favourite book in the series… Continue reading Supernova – Marissa Meyer

4 Star Reads, Book Review

The Beautiful – Renee Ahdieh

The Beautiful by Renée AhdiehMy rating: 4 of 5 starsThe Beautiful is the first in a new series by Renee Ahdieh. It is a story that takes place in 1872 New Orleans, a lush and vibrant city full of magic and denizens of the night. Although you might be hesitant when you read ‘vampires’, since… Continue reading The Beautiful – Renee Ahdieh

Lists

Top 10 Anticipated Reads of 2020

It's 2020 already? That seems crazy and now I have to determine a new set of books that I'm looking forward to and then narrow it down to 10? Alright, I can do this... breathe. A lot of the ones that I was looking forward to don't have release dates yet, or might even be… Continue reading Top 10 Anticipated Reads of 2020

4 1/2 Star Reads, 5 Star Reads, Lists, Recommendations, Wrap Ups

Top 10 Books of 2019

These are definitely not in order, but they are my favourite reads for this year overall. My top 10 consists of books that were published in 2019 and I added a few more at the bottom that weren't published this year, but still deserve to be recognized. Top 10: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson… Continue reading Top 10 Books of 2019

5 Star Reads, Book Review

The Queen of Nothing – Holly Black

The Queen of Nothing by Holly BlackMy rating: 5 of 5 starsThe Queen of Nothing is the third and final book in Holly Black's The Folk of the Air series. I started the series with the Cruel Prince, which I enjoyed but was not one of my top few books of the year. Then I… Continue reading The Queen of Nothing – Holly Black

4 Star Reads, Book Review

The Crossover – Kwame Alexander

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Crossover by Kwame Alexander is a book written in verse that manages to tell a multi-faceted story with so few words and I feel that the style will appeal to readers, whether they normally enjoy poetry or not. It is also a Newbery… Continue reading The Crossover – Kwame Alexander