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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Rapid Review of The Hod King

No spoilers in this rapid review of The Hod King by Josiah Bancroft. I really liked it and give it 4 stars. Bancroft dealt me a huge shock at the end of this book, unlike any I’ve had before. I thought this was the final book in the series, but I discovered it’s not. As…

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Rapid Review of The Queen’s Rising

No spoilers in this rapid review of The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross. I thought it was okay and give it 3 stars. There are so many YA high fantasy series out there right now and so many new authors trying to break into this crowded market. I’m not sure Ross does anything to separate…

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Rapid Review of Archenemies

No spoilers in this rapid review of Archenemies by Marissa Meyer. I liked it and give it 3 stars. I was wavering between 3 and 3.5 stars and decided to write the review first and then assign a rating. Since my review leaned more toward the negative, I landed on the lower rating. The average…

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Rapid Review of Mortal Engines

No spoilers in this review of Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve. I give it three stars. If you’re looking for something unique and really out there, this may be just the ticket. Here’s the premise: In a dystopian future where living on the bare earth was impossible, cities became mobile — even the big cities….

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Rapid Review of Arm of the Sphinx

No spoilers in this review of Arm of the Sphinx by Josiah Bancroft. I really liked it and give it 4.5 stars. If you’re looking for a unique fantasy world and great writing, look no further. This series definitely stands out among the competition in the current high fantasy market. Senlin and his small crew…

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Rapid Review of Grace and Fury

Check out this review by our guest blogger Jacee! No spoilers in this rapid review of Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart. I really enjoyed it and give it 3.75 stars. Grace and Fury was definitely a surprise for me, and in a good way! It didn’t even find its way onto my extensive TBR…

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Rapid Review of Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix

No spoilers in this review of Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie C. Dao. I liked it pretty well and give it 3 stars. This sequel was different from what I expected. I thought it would focus on Xifeng, the main character in Forest of a Thousand Lanterns. She certainly wasn’t my favorite character…

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Rapid Review of Kingdom of Ash

No spoilers in the beginning of this rapid review of Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J. Maas. (I’ll put a few spoilers under the **SPOILERS** mark below.) And let’s just get this out of the way right now: I don’t think I can call this review a rapid one. 😉 This series and this book…

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