4 1/2 Star Reads, Throne of Glass/ACOTAR

Tower of Dawn – Sarah J Maas

Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Tower of Dawn is the sixth book in the Throne of Glass series, although it was originally intended to be a novella. Chaol's story grew until it was a fully fledged narrative itself and deserved its own proper entry into this series.… Continue reading Tower of Dawn – Sarah J Maas

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Midnight Star – Marie Lu

The Midnight Star by Marie Lu My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars We meet up with the ever-charming Adelina one year into her reign. She rules with fear and swift action. The unmarked are given rotten food and harsh punishments. The marked are freed from their owners and given titles, never to be called malfetto… Continue reading Midnight Star – Marie Lu

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Three Dark Crowns – Kendare Blake

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake My rating: 4 of 5 stars Three sisters, triplets are each born with a power. Katharine is a poisoner, able to consume the deadliest toxins with no harm. Mirabella is an elementalist, able to call storms of rain and lightning. Arsinoe is a naturalist, able to bloom flowers and… Continue reading Three Dark Crowns – Kendare Blake

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Crooked Kingdom – Leigh Bardugo

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo My rating: 5 of 5 stars Crooked Kingdom is the second book in a duology set in the world of the Grisha. It continues the story and Van Eck's double cross. You always worry a conclusion won't live up to the story, but this book did not disappoint. The pacing… Continue reading Crooked Kingdom – Leigh Bardugo

Grisha Trilogy

Six of Crows – Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo My rating: 5 of 5 stars Six of Crows is set in the world of the Grisha trilogy, but with an entirely new cast of characters. As the reader is already familiar with the world it only takes a few chapters to be hooked. The beginning of the book… Continue reading Six of Crows – Leigh Bardugo

Grisha Trilogy

Shadow and Bone – Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo My rating: 4 of 5 stars I felt that this book started off slowly. It took a while to get into the storyline, but after a few chapters I was completely involved in the story. I wasn't sure that I was going to like the story, but I ended… Continue reading Shadow and Bone – Leigh Bardugo

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Replica – Lauren Oliver

Replica by Lauren Oliver My rating: 4 of 5 stars Replica is a fascinating novel about human cloning that is written from two points of view. It's really unique because it can be read in three different ways. The first is from Lena's perspective. Lena is a replica, or clone, and has only known a… Continue reading Replica – Lauren Oliver

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The Hidden Oracle – Rick Riordan

The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Another fantastic book by RR. We are introduced to our new main character in perfect fashion. "Just another meat sack." Quaint Apollo, or should I call you Lester Papadopoulos? That is an amazing name and starts the book brilliantly. Apollo is written just… Continue reading The Hidden Oracle – Rick Riordan

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Requiem – Lauren Oliver

Requiem by Lauren Oliver My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Requiem switches between Hana's and Lena's points-of-view. It gives us perspectives of the world and its current events through the eyes of a girl in the Wilds and one in society. Hana has chosen her path and it is different from Lena's. The action comes… Continue reading Requiem – Lauren Oliver

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The Thousandth Floor – Katharine McGee

The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee My rating: 4 of 5 stars Take Gossip Girl's colourful cast of characters put them in 2118, our more technologically advanced future, and you'll get the Thousandth Floor. It's an immediate delight and allows you to get into each character's head with switching point of view. The world building… Continue reading The Thousandth Floor – Katharine McGee