Once and Future

Once and Future by Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy Synopsis: When Ari crash-lands on Old Earth and pulls a magic sword from its ancient resting place, she is revealed to be the newest reincarnation of King Arthur. Then she meets Merlin, who has aged backward over the centuries into a teenager, and together theyContinue reading “Once and Future”

Shadow and Bone

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo Synopsis: Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee. Alina Starkov has never beenContinue reading “Shadow and Bone”

What Big Teeth

*This review contains spoilers for anyone who hasn’t read this novel and plans to* What Big Teeth by Rose Szabo Eleanor Zarrin has been estranged from her wild family for years. When she flees boarding school after a horrifying incident, she goes to the only place she thinks is safe: the home she left behind.Continue reading “What Big Teeth”

A Dark and Hollow Star

Hello There! I’m back and better than ever. After going through the largest reading slump known to mankind, I’ve returned with a new book review. Of course I had to go with a fantasy novel to commemorate my return to the bookish community and I apologize for my sudden drop off the face of theContinue reading “A Dark and Hollow Star”

Days of Blood and Starlight

Hello and Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This is my review on Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor, which is the sequel to the book Daughter of Smoke and Bone. You can read my full review on Daughter of Smoke and Bone here. This review may contain spoilers if you have not yet readContinue reading “Days of Blood and Starlight”

A Darker Shade of Magic

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black. Kell was raised in Arnes—Red London—and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime changesContinue reading “A Darker Shade of Magic”

The Secret History

The Secret History by Donna Tartt Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal moralityContinue reading “The Secret History”

Stalking Jack The Ripper

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord’s daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden secret life. Against her stern father’s wishes and society’s expectations, Audrey often slips awayContinue reading “Stalking Jack The Ripper”

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t playContinue reading “Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda”

Aurora Rising

Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Synopsis: The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the AcademyContinue reading “Aurora Rising”