The Raven Boys ~ Maggie Steifvater

Rating: 5/5 While the language Stiefvater uses is not my favorite, by about halfway through this book I found myself jazzed up to see the ending through. Blue Sargent is the daughter of a psychic, and she's grown up in a house full of psychics, offering her energy as a conduit for psychic information. She … Continue reading The Raven Boys ~ Maggie Steifvater


Trail of Lightning ~ Rebecca Roanhorse

Rating: 5/5 Trail of Lightning wasn't quite everything I was looking for after I had initially heard about this book, but it was close. I wasn't a big fan of Roanhorse's writing style, but I was a huge fan of her storyline and the characters she presents in Trail of Lightning. Dinetah, formerly known as … Continue reading Trail of Lightning ~ Rebecca Roanhorse

Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows ~ Balli Kaur Jaswall

Rating: 4/5 Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows had a surprising number of elements running through the plot considering what a short novel it was. Nikki, our protagonist, lives in West London, where she works at a pub and wants to explore a career in writing. She has intentionally put distance between herself and her rather … Continue reading Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows ~ Balli Kaur Jaswall

The Assassin’s Blade ~ Sarah J. Maas

Rating: 3/5 I read this novella collection from the Throne of Glass series following my reading of Empire of Storms. Because I read this book so far into the series, Celaena's character felt less well-rounded than future books in the series, and the style is rather one-dimensional as all the stories are from just one-perspective. … Continue reading The Assassin’s Blade ~ Sarah J. Maas