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…

Review | Legendary Lives Up To Its Name

Legendary By: Stephanie Garber Overall Rating: ★★★★ Tella just survived her first Caraval but she made some dumb deals and now has to play the game AGAIN if she wants to survive. Panic, paranoia, and plenty of magic happen. Meanwhile, Scarlett is off keeping secrets from literally everyone. Julian is being dumb somewhere, and we…

Review | The Daughter of the Pirate King Duology Sets My Sails

The Daughter of The Pirate King / The Daughter of The Siren Queen By: Tricia Levenseller Overall Rating: ★★★★ Alosa, a seventeen-year-old pirate captain gets sent on a mission by her father to find a hidden map. Along the way she meet Riden (pirate hottie) and has to navigate the waters (pun intended) of espionage, loyalty,…

Review | Caraval Took Me On A Magical Mystery Journey

Caraval By: Stephanie Garber Overall Rating: ★★★★ Scarlett has been told that everything that happens during Caraval is only an elaborate performance...but is it? In order to save her sister she becomes tangled in the game - realizing magic, love, lies, and danger are around every corner (and not everything is as it seems). Where is…

Review | Roar Has Got the Eye of Tiger, Is A Figher, & So Much More

Roar By: Cora Cormack Overall Rating: ★★★★ Goodreads Summary Aurora Pavan comes from one of the oldest Stormling families in existence. As the sole heir of Pavan, Aurora’s been groomed to be the perfect queen. She’s intelligent and brave and honorable. But she’s yet to show any trace of the magic she’ll need to protect her…

Review | This Mortal Coil Is Sci-Fi Gold

This Mortal Coil By: Emily Suvada Overall Rating: ★★★★ Catarina Agatta is a hacker. She can cripple mainframes and crash through firewalls, but that’s not what makes her special. In Cat’s world, people are implanted with technology to recode their DNA, allowing them to change their bodies in any way they want. And Cat happens to…