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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Rapid Review of The Crown’s Game

No spoilers in this review of The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye! I give it 3.75 stars. I liked it, but not as much as I was expecting given the hype I read before starting it. I tried not to get too excited as I heard comparisons to The Night Circus, which is one of…

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Rapid Review of The Last Star

No spoilers in this review of The Last Star by Rick Yancey! I liked it! I give it 3.25 stars. Was it a brilliant book filled with heady prose? No. Were there huge shocks I never saw coming? No. But it was a fun read and a fitting conclusion to this series. Cassie and company…

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Rapid Review of A Gathering Of Shadows

No spoilers in this review of A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab I give it 3.5 stars. V.E. Schwab’s Shades of Magic series continues to be an intriguing tale. In A Gathering of Shadows we find Kell feeling more trapped by his “princely” life than ever and Lila, ever the adventurer, has run away…

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Rapid Review of A Court of Mist and Fury

No spoilers in this review of A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas! I have noticed a lot of love and a lot of hate for this book on-line. Why are the reactions so diverse? Maas’ storytelling ability is UNDENIABLE. She creates worlds and characters we love. Thus her books illicit impassioned…

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Rapid Review of The Rose and the Dagger

No spoilers in this review of The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh! I loved it! I give it 4.25 stars! This book is a satisfying end to a fantastic duology. I am going to miss Shahrzad and Khalid so much! I will also miss Renee Ahdieh’s beautifully sculpted sentences. There are many moving pieces…

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Rapid Review of The Grisha Trilogy

Thank you to Mary, a guest blogger, for writing this review! 🙂 No spoilers in this review of The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo! My ratings of each book: Shadow and Bone – 4 stars Siege and Storm – 4.25 stars Ruin and Rising – 4.5 stars Have you read Six of Crows yet? If…

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Rapid Review of The Wrath and the Dawn

No spoilers in this review of The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh! I LOVED it! I give it 4.5 stars! I was utterly enchanted by this book from beginning to end! The prologue is my all-time favorite one. It set up a great mystery, and I felt like I had to read the book…

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Rapid Review of Ice Like Fire

No spoilers in this review of Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch! I give it 3 stars. A friend asked me if I was enjoying Ice Like Fire and my answer was “it’s OK”. It is the type of middle book that is needed in this series but that I don’t typically enjoy as much….

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