Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Alina and Mal, orphans who grew up together, are sent to serve in the army. When Alina discovers that she possesses special powers that exceed her map-making skills, she’s thrust into the world of Grishas – an elite group of magical people. Everyone believes that Alina’s powers will rid them of  the Shadow Fold, a […]

Review: Scarlet (Lunar Chronicles #2) by Marissa Meyer

When we last left off from the first book, Cinder has found herself now in prison after being captured at Prince Kai’s ball. While she is plotting her escape in New Beijing, Scarlet Benoit over in France is searching for her missing grandmother. During her investigations, she encounters a streetfighter named Wolf who apparently knows […]

Swoon-Worthy Sundays: The Cinder Paperback

Why is Cinder, the paperback release, my feature this week on Swoon-Worthy Sundays? Not only is it a fantastic sci-fi fairy-tale retelling by Marissa Meyer, with the sequel – Scarlet – coming out in February, but many of us who had submitted our review links of Cinder to Macmillan just got an email yesterday that our blog […]

Review + Interview: This Is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

The world is ending, filling with infected people becoming zombies and six teenagers have managed to survive and take shelter in the local high school. Tension and voices run high as the pounding on the doors from the dead outside get to everyone. Sloane, a girl who didn’t have a great family life, is ready […]

Review: The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda

The “Hunt” that this book’s title refers to is the Heper Hunt; a once in a lifetime opportunity to partake in a game to hunt humans, Known as hepers to this society of sunlight-fearing savages, these humans live blissfully unaware of the impending hunt. They live in protected community, being free to roam during the […]

Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

A re-imagining of the famous fairy tale, Cinder takes place in New Beijing – where it’s been over a century since World War 4 and humans & androids coexist precariously in a land where a plague runs rampant. Cinder, the best cyborg mechanic there is, is blamed by her stepmother for her stepsister’s illness. Shunned by […]


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