Rapid Review of Two Dark Reigns

No spoilers in this rapid review of Two Dark Reigns by Kendare Blake. I thought it was okay and give it 3 stars. Barely. This series is not one of my favorites. The recaps for Three Dark Crowns and One Dark Throne (books 1 and 2) are popular, though, so that’s why I‘ve stuck with…

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Rapid Review of Scripted Unscripted

Check out this review by our guest blogger Jacee! No spoilers in this rapid review of Scripted Unscripted by Kristina Miranda. I liked it and give it 3.5 stars. To be entirely honest, Scripted Unscripted was the first book I’ve read in a long time from the Realistic Fiction/Contemporary genre, and it was a pleasant…

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Rapid Review of Ruse

No spoilers in this rapid review of Ruse by Cindy Pon. I liked it and give it 3.5 stars. It’s easy to tell this isn’t Pon’s first series because of how efficient a storyteller she is. Her prose is crisp and effective, and the entire plot of Ruse is action-packed. Seriously, there’s never a dull…

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Rapid Review of The Evaporation of Sofi Snow

No spoilers in this review of The Evaporation of Sofi Snow by Mary Weber. If you liked Warcross, you might just like this take on futuristic gaming. Imagine teams of contestants in this competition sitting behind their consoles and programming on-the-spot obstacles for their opponents in a real-life gaming environment. But there’s no avatar performing…

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Rapid Review of Deathcaster

No spoilers in this review of Deathcaster by Cinda Williams Chima. I really liked this book and give it 4.5 stars! I rounded the 4.5 stars down to 4, however, because I didn’t love it as much as The Crimson Crown, the finale of Seven Realms, the predecessor series. Each book in that series was…

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Rapid Review of The Wicked King

No spoilers in this rapid review of The Wicked King by Holly Black. I really liked it and give it 4.25 stars. I try to give quarter star ratings sparingly, but this book seemed to be calling for it. So 4.25 stars it is! 😉 King picks up five months after the end of book…

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Rapid Review of Rule

No spoilers in this rapid review of Rule by Ellen Goodlett. I liked it and give it 3.5 stars. Rule’s average Goodreads rating is on the lower side of the books I usually read. YA readers tend to rate good books over 4 stars and great above 4.3 stars. So I was worried about a…

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Rapid Review of The Winter of the Witch

No spoilers in this review of Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden. I thought it was fantastic and give it 4.5 stars! This is one of those rare series in which I love each book more than the one before. In this installment, Arden has crafted a dramatic, heart-wrenching conclusion told in her usual…

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Rapid Review of King of Scars

No spoilers in this review of King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo. (There will be spoilers, however, for those who haven’t read the Shadow and Bone trilogy.) I liked it and give it 3.5 stars. Hopefully this book isn’t suffering too much from my sky-high expectations for anything Bardugo writes. I fell in love with…

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