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
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!
Date Completed: 1/5/2016 Rating: 8.5/10 You know how sometimes sequels feel the same as the first book except worse? They have the same plot line, same character development, etc? This is not the case for White. Mawson once again crafted a beautiful story in which Freya goes deeper into her roots. A coming of age … Continue reading White ~ L.C. Mawson
Date Completed: 12/27/15 Rating: 7/10 I was initially put off by this cover, but I found this book remarkably well-written and the storyline ran parallel to what I believe, which is a tactic I find usually works well. I like reading fiction that is believable because it is uncanny. Our two heroines, Stella and Colette, … Continue reading Crescent ~ Mary Jane Capps