Rapid Review of Carve the Mark

No spoilers in this review of Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth. I give it 4 stars! It’s a good read! In my opinion, Roth redeemed herself in many ways after the Allegiant debacle with this novel. Carve the Mark takes place in a galaxy with nine unique planets. The population on most planets is…

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Rapid Review of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

No spoilers in this Review of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by JK Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne. I give it 4 stars. I admit it, I was super excited to get back into the world of Harry Potter.  While The Cursed Child lacked the wonder of the other books, I still loved diving…

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Rapid Review of The Star-Touched Queen

No spoilers in this Review of the Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi. I give it 3 stars. The Star-Touched Queen will likely be a favorite among readers who are drawn to an abundance of imagery and flowery, lyrical writing.  In that respect, Chokshi did a stellar job.  I, however, am not really one of those people.  While I do…

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Rapid Review of Caraval

No spoilers in this review of Caraval by Stephanie Garber. I give it 4 stars! I enjoyed this book! It had many twists and turns that kept me invested in the plot and moving quickly through the story. Even though it was stressful at times, I considered it a light, fun read overall. Scarlett has…

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Rapid Review of Three Dark Crowns

No spoilers in this review of Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake. I give it 3.25 stars! The book started slowly for me as I tried to get to know the cast of characters surrounding each of the three mains…sisters Katharine, Arsinoe, and Mirabella. There were many names and places to try to keep straight,…

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Rapid Review of Ever the Hunted

No spoilers in this review of Ever the Hunted by Erin Summerill! I give it 4 stars. I read Ever the Hunted quicker than I have read a book in quite some time. It captured me from the first page and never let go. This was due in part to Summerill’s whimsical descriptions, in part…

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Rapid Review of Ivory and Bone

No spoilers in this review of Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh! I give it 3.75 stars. I thought the plot was simple overall, yet there were some small twists and turns that kept me guessing as the tale unfolded. The prehistoric setting was the most attractive thing about the whole book to me. The…

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Rapid Review of The Fate of the Tearling

No spoilers in this review of The Fate of the Tearling by Erika Johansen. I give it 4.5 stars! I read several bloggers who didn’t enjoy the ending of this book. While I can see where they’re coming from, I thought it was fantastic. Was it surprising? Yes. Were parts of it bittersweet? Yes. Will…

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Rapid Review of My Lady Jane

No spoilers in this review of My Lady Jane by Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand, and Jodi Meadows. I give it 4.25 stars! My Lady Jane is perhaps the most fun (and funny) book I’ve ever read. (And by “read,” I mean listened to. The very British narrator on the audiobook is fabulous and adds so…

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