Rapid Review of The Girl on the Train

No spoilers in this review of The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. I give it 3 stars. I’m torn on how to review The Girl on the Train. I don’t usually enjoy a book in which I don’t like the main character. That character was Rachel, and she was not likable at all. Her…

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Rapid Review of Crooked Kingdom

No spoilers in this review of Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo! I give it a solid 5 stars! This series is easily one of my all-time favorites. What can I say about the brilliance of Leigh Bardugo? She has crafted a truly unique series and six fabulous, diverse characters with distinct personalities and voices. We learn…

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Rapid Review of Empire of Storms

No spoilers in this review of Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas! After much consideration, I decided on an overall rating of 2.5 stars for this book. After a brief plot summary, I will dive into my rationale behind this rating. At the end of Queen of Shadows, Aelin was approaching the border of…

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Rapid Review of Rebel of the Sands

No spoilers in this review of Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton! I give it 4 stars. This is such a fun book! It is what I consider to be classic YA in its tone and pacing. The story is about Amani, a teenage girl itching to leave Dustwalk, her small desert village. She…

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Rapid Review of Passenger

No spoilers in this review of Passenger by Alexandra Bracken! I give it 3.5 stars. It was an enjoyable read but didn’t keep me up late at night. The time travel aspect was interesting, but the pacing was a bit slow. The main storyline begins in modern day New York City, the home of Etta…

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Rapid Review of Frozen Tides (Falling Kingdoms #4)

No spoilers in this review of Frozen Tides by Morgan Rhodes. I give it 4.5 stars. This series just keeps getting better and better! Frozen Tides is the fourth book in the Falling Kingdoms series yet there are still just enough unanswered questions to keep me coming back for more. I’m in love with the tension between…

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Rapid Review of The Invasion of the Tearling

No spoilers in this review of The Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen. This book was fantastic! I give it 4.5 stars. It is book two in a trilogy, but it doesn’t suffer from the usual middle book problems. There is a lot of story enhancement and development as well as growth in several…

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Rapid Review of The Queen of the Tearling

No spoilers in this review of The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen. I loved it! I give it 4.25 stars. The whole book is cleverly written with an intricate plot, with much more to be explored and developed in books 2 and 3. I have read some reviews describing this book as boring,…

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Rapid Review of Illuminae

No spoilers in this review of Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff! I give it 4 stars. The format alone was very intriguing to me! The Illuminae Files are a compilation of hacked documents presented to the reader as just that. There are emails, government reports, schematics, instant messages, and more. You will even…

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