Salt – Review

It's different when a hunt's starting. We're not the kids who were just bickering at each other; we're not brothers and sisters or orphans or people. We're weapons." ** This review was originally published at http://www.teenreads.com, SEE IT HERE** In her newest book SALT, Hannah Moskowitz throws us into a world where fighting sea monsters [...]

Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix – Review

**This review was originally posted on http://www.teenreads.com - SEE IT HERE** "Every step they took, every hardship they witnessed, stoked the fires of her anger, but over the weeks, it had changed from a sharp, burning outrage into a steady, purposeful wrath." In the stunning follow up to her debut, Julie Dao returns us to [...]

Beneath The Citadel – Review

** This review was originally published on http://www.teenreads.com, see it HERE ** "Rebellion was in Cassa's blood. She'd been born a rebel, rocked in a cradle while her parents whispered treasonous plans by firelight." Full of dark magic, treachery and a diverse cast of characters with plenty of sass, BENEATH THE CITADEL is a fantasy [...]

The 48 – Review

** This review was originally published on teenreads.com. See it HERE ** Is there a better setting for time-traveling assassins than the brutal and tumultuous Tudor court? Absolutely not. Donna Hosie has merged science and historical fiction in her newest novel, THE 48, and the result is one murderously good time. Charlie and Alex are [...]

Not Even Bones – Review

** This review was originally published on http://www.teenreads.com, see it HERE ** In her stunning debut novel NOT EVEN BONES, Rebecca Schaeffer transports us to a world that resembles our own in nearly every way. Except for the supernatural creatures, that is. Nita is a good person. She doesn’t kill supernatural creatures. Or sell their [...]

August Wrap Up

"Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever." ~ George RR Martin Well friends. Just like that, summer is ending. We only get like a week of fall here in the desert, and I will cherish that week to no end. So it's only fitting to being this post [...]

Hullmetal Girls – Review

** This review was originally posted on teenreads.com ** "Only the desperate volunteer to become Scela, signing away their bodies and their autonomy to the General Body's command." In her newest release, Emily Skrutskie launches us far into the future where humanity strives to find a habitable planet. A space opera filled with an amazingly [...]

Nine – Review

**This review was originally published at teenreads.com ** "This is what life should be like, he thought. Your heart beating, your skin tingling, your mind bright and alive as you run headlong toward a future. Towards answers. Not death, after death, after death..." In a clever twist on dystopian story telling, Zach Hines shows us [...]

July Wrap-Up

Alright 2018, you need to seriously slow THE F DOWN!!! I know I say this every month, but I really think this time I misplaced a month or three. They were just there... *sigh* Anyhoo, I suppose I should just proceed with my wrap-up and leave my disbelief over the monumental levels of procrastination that [...]

May Wrap-Up

How are we in June ALREADY?! It feels like I was in February like three days ago. This entire month felt like it flew by, and once again, I felt like I didn't get a lot read. Somehow I ended up reading 14, so not as slow as I thought. Who knew?! 72/125 - Goodreads [...]