andrew shvarts · ARC · book reviews · royal bastards · ya · young adult

ARC Review: Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts

“What I’m about to show you, Archmagus, will change the course of history.” Royal Bastards was one of my most anticipated releases of 2017. An epic fantasy adventure with a hint of history and a whole lot of magic, Andrew Shvarts debut was a wild, hilarious ride that I could not put down. The novel… Continue reading ARC Review: Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts

ARC · book reviews · karen m. mcmanus · one of us is lying · ya · young adult

ARC Review: One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

“Everybody’s got secrets,” he says. “Right?” Thank you very much to Penguin Random House UK Children’s for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review. I am still reeling from the perfection that was this book. One of Us is Lying is a refreshing take on the YA contemporary/mystery, loosely inspired… Continue reading ARC Review: One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

a court of wings and ruin · ACOWAR · book reviews · sarah j. maas · ya · young adult

Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

“It is a new world, and we must decide how we are to end this old one and begin it anew.” To invoke Ross Geller, I think Sarah J. Maas and I need to go on a break. A Court of Wings and Ruin is perhaps the most highly anticipated novel of 2017. I know… Continue reading Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

book reviews · c.s. pacat · captive prince

The Adventures of Charls, the Veretian Cloth Merchant by C.S. Pacat (CP short stories #3)

“We’ll make another kind of empire.” I’m dead, I’ve died, I’ve gone to heaven – the third short story in the collection of Captive Prince short stories was a tiny little masterpiece that I will remember forever. This is less of a review, and more of a general freaking-out over the perfection of this story. So when… Continue reading The Adventures of Charls, the Veretian Cloth Merchant by C.S. Pacat (CP short stories #3)

book reviews · lgbt · m/m · sandra schwab · the return of the earl

Mini Review: The Return of the Earl by Sandra Schwab

Thank you very much to Romance Beckons and Netgalley for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review. The Return of the Earl was a sweet, easy to read romance that captures the reader’s heart almost immediately. The novel follows Con who, for the last 13 years, has lived on the… Continue reading Mini Review: The Return of the Earl by Sandra Schwab

book reviews · flame in the mist · renee adhieh · ya · young adult

ARC Review: Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh

“Sometimes we must fall forward to keep moving. Remain motionless—remain unyielding—and you are as good as dead. Death follows indecision, like a twisted shadow. Fall forward. Keep moving. Even if you must pick yourself up first.” Thank you very much to Hachette Australia and Netgalley for providing a copy of the novel in exchange for… Continue reading ARC Review: Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh