CROOKED KINGDOM (Six of Crows, #2): review

Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows, #2) by Leigh Bardugo Published by Henry Holt and Company on September 20, 2016 Genres: young adult, fantasy Pages: 546 Format: Hardcover Amazon | Goodreads | Audible Rating: ★★★★½ Gosh, this series. I almost didn’t start it, and it’s one of my favorites. I’ve waited for years to love characters this much. As in, I’ve waited since Harry Potter. Since The Book Thief. And […]

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DEATH AND NIGHT (The Star-Touched Queen, #1): review

Death and Night (The Star-Touched Queen, #0.5) by Roshani Chokshi Published by St. Martin’s Griffin on May 2, 2017 Genres: young adult romance, fantasy, mythology Pages: 132 Format: Kindle Amazon | Goodreads | Audible Rating: ★★★★½  I finished The Star-Touched Queen feeling disappointed. I’d really liked Amar, and I’d enjoyed the parts of Amar and Maya’s relationship that Roshani Chokshi had shown us, but […]

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BEFORE I FALL: review

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver Published by HarperCollins on March 2, 2010 Genres: young adult contemporary Pages: 490 Format: Hardcover Amazon |  Goodreads | Audible Rating: ★★★★   I’ve only read one other Lauren Oliver book–Replica–and I had mixed feelings about it. I have mixed feelings about this one, too. But I think I like Before I Fall better. I’ve never seen Groundhog Day, […]

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SIX OF CROWS (Six of Crows, #1): review

Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1) by Leigh Bardugo Published by Henry Holt and Company on September 29, 2015 Genres: young adult, fantasy Pages: 462 Format: Hardcover Amazon | Goodreads | Audible Rating: ★★★★★ (but you had better believe I’d give it seven stars if I could) I apologize, guys. This isn’t going to be a review as much as it’ll be a love letter. I […]

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EMPIRE OF STORMS (Throne of Glass, #5): Review

Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass, #5) by Sarah J. Maas Published by Bloomsbury USA Childrens on September 6, 2016 Genres: young adult, fantasy, romance Pages: 693 Format: Hardcover Amazon | Goodreads | Audible Rating: ★★★★ It took me a while, but somewhere about halfway through this book, I realized that maybe I could do more than like this series. Maybe I could love it. In reading […]

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QUEEN OF SHADOWS (Throne of Glass, #4): Review

Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass, #4) by Sarah J. Maas Published by Bloomsbury USA Childrens on September 1, 2015 Genres: young adult, fantasy, romance Pages: 648 Format: Hardcover Amazon | Goodreads | Audible Rating: ★★★½ Fun fact: I almost didn’t finish this book. I got about 40 pages in, had it up to my knuckles with Aelin’s moodiness, and put the book down, determined not to […]

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THE CRUCIBLE: Review

The Crucible by Arthur Miller Published by Penguin Classics on March 25, 2003 (first published 1953) Genres: historical fiction, play, classics Pages: 143 Format: Paperback Amazon | Goodreads | Audible Rating: ★★★ This play really messed with me. I read it for school, and, whether because of its stirring monologues or the time period in which it was set (as long as the Salem Trials’ historical […]

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