Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

September 3, 2018

Dark, Gritty, and Utterly Intriguing | Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer

Dark, Gritty, and Utterly Intriguing | Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer

Disturbing, morbid, and utterly fascinating, Not Even Bones was not the book I expected but everything I could have asked for nonetheless. There are dark YA novels, and then there’s this book. It’s not scary or creepy, not a thriller to keep you up at night, but it’s so very dark. Nita, the protagonist, dissects “people,” creatures that resemble humans a […]

April 20, 2018

ARC Review | Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne

A Few Things Weren’t Working with this Jane Eyre Re-Telling
ARC Review | Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne

It’s odd to read a re-telling for a story that you’ve never read. Brightly Burning, described as a sci-fi version of Jane Eyre, follows Stella Ainsley as she takes on the role of governess on the Rochester, a private ship with all sorts of mysteries aboard. Based on my cursory look at the synopsis for Jane Eyre, I suppose the book hit the major […]

July 7, 2017

Mini Review – Sparks of Light by Janet B. Taylor

Mini Review – Sparks of Light by Janet B. Taylor

Why, oh why, did I think it was a good idea to read the sequel? I didn’t have a great experience with the first in the series, Into the Dim, but I had this hope that MAYBE the sequel would be better. It happens. Sometimes. This, however, wasn’t one of those times unfortunately. It’s been a while since I left a […]

April 28, 2017

Review – How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake

Review – How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake

Another contemporary, another book I wanted to love but just didn’t quite get there, and not necessarily the fault of the book so much as my own reading tastes. This book was adorable and I’m a sucker for adorable contemporaries (see The Upside of Unrequited and Geekerella) but it didn’t hook me like those did and I’m honestly not sure why. I loved the […]