Today is a DAY, y’all. I recently added all the books I have pre-ordered to a Google calendar to 1) track how many I actually have pre-ordered (I really need to cut back. . .) and 2) to remind myself […]
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Another sci-fi novel from Jay Kristoff? SIGN ME UP. LIFEL1K3 was pretty freaking amazing, I have to say. Not that I expected any differently after reading Illuminae (co-authored with Amie Kaufman) and Kristoff’s Nevernight (not sci-fi but a great read). Take the United States in […]
I wasn’t expecting this book. And by that, I mean I think I went in with more expectations for action, adventure, the standard fantasy elements that I always look for but this book just isn’t that. I loved that this felt like […]
Sixteen-year-old Anna Arden is barred from society by a defect of blood. Though her family is part of the Luminate, powerful users of magic, she is Barren, unable to perform the simplest spells. Anna would do anything to belong. But her fate takes another course when, after inadvertently breaking her sister’s debutante spell—an important chance for a highborn young woman to show her prowess with magic—Anna finds herself exiled to her family’s once powerful but now crumbling native Hungary.
Her life might well be over.
I always hate DNF-ing a book and while I forced myself to finish this one, it was exactly that: forced. I made it about 30% of the way through before losing all energy and interest in continuing. After much consideration, […]
Can you believe that it’s already the end of February? That is just CRAZY! We’re already 2 months into 2017! It’s only fitting to celebrate with a giveaway, right? (Hint: that’s when you respond with “right”) 😉 So how are […]
It’s back into the vast expanse of the universe as Gemina picks up where the first installment, Illuminae, left off. This time we’re on the jump station Heimdall with the captain’s daughter Hanna and the drug dealing Nik. As we learned in the […]