Review : The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin

Review : The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin

The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin Pages : 468 Genre : Fantasy Series : The Broken Earth, book 1 My Rating : 5/5 About the Book  : THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS… FOR THE LAST TIME. A season of endings has begun. It starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world’s sole continent, spewing ash that blots out the sun. It starts with death, with a murdered son and a missing daughter. It starts with betrayal,...

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Review : The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

Review : The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North Pages : 405 Genre : Fiction, Speculative Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 5/5 About the Book  : No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever changes. Until now. As Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl...

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Review : The Ice Dragon by George R. R. Martin, illustrated by Luis Royo

Review : The Ice Dragon by George R. R. Martin, illustrated by Luis Royo

The Ice Dragon by George R. R. Martin, illustrated by Luis Royo Pages : 121 Genre : Children’s, Fantasy Stand alone My Rating : 5/5 About the Book  : Adara could not remember the first time she had seen the ice dragon. It seemed that it had always been in her life, glimpsed from afar as she played in the frigid snow long after the other children had fled the cold. In her fourth year she touched it, and in her fifth year she...

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Audio Review : You by Caroline Kepnes

Audio Review : You by Caroline Kepnes

You by Caroline Kepnes Narrated by : Santino Fontana Pages/Time : 422/11h06 Genre : Thriller Series : You, book 1 My Rating : 5/5 About the Book  : When a beautiful, aspiring writer strides into the East Village bookstore where Joe Goldberg works, he does what anyone would do: he Googles the name on her credit card. There is only one Guinevere Beck in New York City. She has a public Facebook account and Tweets incessantly, telling...

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Review : The Grisha Series

Review : The Grisha Series

As I sat here waiting for my copy of Six of Crows to arrive, I kept thinking back to the Grisha series, and what an exciting time I had reading it, and how sad I was I had never taken the time to review it. But it’s not too late is it? I embarked on that fantastic adventure in December of last year, and it’s all still fresh enough in my memory. So let’s do this! (Since I didn’t review the books individually at the time,...

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Review : Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan

Review : Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan

Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan Pages : 528 Genre : Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 5/5 About the Book  : For the Kellehers, Maine is a place where children run in packs, showers are taken outdoors, and old Irish songs are sung around a piano. As three generations of women arrive at the family’s beach house, each brings her own hopes and fears. Maggie is thirty-two and pregnant, waiting for the perfect moment to tell her...

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Review : The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Review : The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Pages : 552 Genre : Historical Fiction Stand Alone My Rating : 5/5 About the Book  : It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her...

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Review : Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling

Review : Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling Pages : 223 Genre :  YA and Children, Magic! Series : Harry Potter, book 1 My Rating : 5/5 About the Book  : When a letter arrives for unhappy but ordinary Harry Potter, a decade-old secret is revealed to him that apparently he’s the last to know. His parents were wizards, killed by a Dark Lord’s curse when Harry was just a baby, and which he somehow...

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