ARC Review | The Thirteenth Guardian Has an Amazing Premise

The Thirteenth Guardian By: K.M. Lewis *Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for sharing the e-book with me for my honest opinion!* As the modern-day world suffers the cataclysmic effects of the “Plagues of Egypt”, Avery Fitzgerald, a statuesque Astrophysics major at Stanford, discovers that she is mysteriously bound to five strangers by an extremely…

Review | An Ember In The Ashes Is Fantasy Gold

An Ember In The Ashes By: Sabaa Tahir Overall Rating: ★★★★ Laia lives with her grandparents and older brother, Darrin. Darrin gets arrested for treason. After Laia runs away like a wimp, she decides to be strong like her mother and do whatever it takes to free her brother. ENTER: The rebels who promise to help her,…

Review | The Wicked King Is Good…But Still Not Worth the Hype

The Wicked King By: Holly Black Overall Rating: ★★★★ Jude Duarte bound the now-crowned King, Cardan, to her in order to keep her younger brother safe. She thinks she's super smart and can navigate the political ins and outs of Faerie, but little does she know that some crazy sh*t is about to go down. She'll…

Review | Sawkill Girls Is A Classic Monster Story With a Feminist Twist

Sawkill Girls By: Claire Legrand Overall Rating: ★★★★ Who are the Sawkill Girls? Marion: the new girl. Zoey: the pariah. Val: the queen bee. Their stories come together on the island of Sawkill Rock, where gleaming horses graze in rolling pastures and cold waves crash against black cliffs. Where kids whisper the legend of an insidious monster at…

Review | Why Is The Winner’s Trilogy So Hyped?

The Winner's Trilogy By: Marie Rutoski Overall Rating: ★★★ Kestrel is the daughter of the Valorian Military General. Arin is a Herrani slave turned rebel. Their paths cross, they struggle with their feelings for each other, and they obviously hate that they're both Slytherins who want to live in a better world. Without going into…

Review | I Need More Kingmaker Chronicles ASAP

The Kingmaker Chronicles By: Amanda Bouchet Overall Rating: ★★★★ Cat and Griffin meet at a traveling circus when he kidnaps her for her "special" powers. She's the Kingmaker, he's an ambitious warlord and together along with is Beta Team they travel the world looking for a way to unseat all the corrupt rulers (including Cat's…