Rating: 3/5 I will continue my refrain: cliche as all get-out, but still thoroughly enjoyable if you're looking for tropes of the genre. It's like comfort food that satisfies a certain craving as long as you're not looking to get anything new out of the series. Again, this series reminded me so much of ACOTAR … Continue reading Ruin and Rising ~ Leigh Bardugo
Rating: 4/5 Yes, I totally read this series back to back. No, I do not regret it. The Sun Summoner grows stronger in this second installment, and her relationships are tested nearly to breaking. Alina's personal identity grows and shifts, and Grisha as we know them have to evolve. Siege and Storm is a badass … Continue reading Siege and Storm ~ Leigh Bardugo
Rating: 4/5 This is exactly the book I was looking for in this moment. Shadow and Bone fulfills my craving for YA romance/fantasy in that special niche the genre has. Bardugo's characters are interesting, often underdogs brought to the surface after an uncovered special ability. This is a trilogy set in the Grisha-verse, the same … Continue reading Shadow and Bone ~ Leigh Bardugo
Date Completed: 10/16/16 Rating: 10/10 My goodness, this book was amazing. Let's hear it for the sequels that are better than the originals in the series! I wanted to just pick up this book and read it all over again as soon as I finished. This is the amazingly well-written sequel to Six of Crows, … Continue reading Crooked Kingdom ~ Leigh Bardugo
Date Completed: 2/13/2016 Rating: 8/10 This book was beyond emotionally complicated for me. There was a lot of hype surrounding this book, and I'm not sure if it lived up to my expectations around it. I loved the sweet romances, I enjoyed every character, although it seemed a little heavy on the Nina-Matthias drama. As … Continue reading Six of Crows ~ Leigh Bardugo
Happy Friday everyone! Looking forward to getting out of the office in just a few hours, but while I'm here, here's a random quote: "He seized the closest Fjerdan, snapped his neck, and grabbed his rifle." - page 353, Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo This meme is hosted by Rebeca at Books and Messy … Continue reading Random Fridays!