I often think of classics as “required reading,” usually accompanied […]
Review: Alice by Christina Henry
“‘I wish I were a Magician,’ she thought. ‘I’d find […]
Review: The Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky
Imagine you are a god. Or a goddess. Okay fine, […]
Review: Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning
This is one of those books where almost every aspect […]
Review: Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor
“‘It’s not what you think,’ the horsefly said.” A few […]
The Martian by Andy Weir
There isn’t anything inherently wrong with The Martian, but, look, […]
Review: Lightless by C.A. Higgins
You know how some books grab you by the emotions […]
Review: The Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
Hello there! I come to you today as one of […]
Review: The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
There’s sabotage, scheming, and various twists enough for the bloodthirstiest and most action-hungry, and things end in a satisfying enough way to leave the future open to plenty of possibility without being too open-ended. None of it is truly new or unique (in comparison to the setting, anyway), with plenty of reliance on those familiar rehashings of the dangers of overconfidence, the importance of friends, and so on. But all of it (generally speaking) has been done before, right?
Blog Tour: A Darker Shade of Magic + Giveaway
Hello and welcome to White London and the A Darker […]
Review: Golden Son by Pierce Brown
The ending to this book can only best be described with Kanye and Jay-Z lyrics.
Review: Symbiont by Mira Grant
**This review does NOT contain spoilers for Parasite.** Imagine me standing […]
Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Flynn, though, obviously knows what she is doing, and her competence helps smooth the various hurdles that she seems so fond of tangling her readers in.
Review: The Girl With All The Gifts
The problem is The Girl With All The Gifts is […]
Review: Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
It is short, yet memorable. Funny, yet challenging. What more could one need from something with such a delightfully ridiculous cover?
Review: NOS4A2 by Joe Hill
Despite its length, the pages turn quickly, and events move briskly enough to keep the occasional lull brief. Turning the commercialized Christmas season into a playground ripe for terror is no easy task, and Hill proves himself largely capable of the feat.
Review: Room by Emma Donoghue
Think of “Room” as an experiment of sorts. It isn’t a lengthy or overly demanding piece, despite the hesitant progress and rereading that comes with its opening chapters and initially distracting presentation. It is the sort of book that, regardless of one’s final opinion, will stick to the back of the consciousness for days afterward, demanding contemplation and consideration.
Review: Heaven’s Queen by Rachel Bach
YOU GUUUUUUUUUUYYYYYS! YOU GUUUUUUUUUUUUUUYYYYYYYYYSSS!!! JSAHGAJLFHVFVNDKVAVJFLKJKFDB!!!! *reins it in* (Because I […]
Review: The Oversight by Charlie Fletcher
Whaaaaaaaaaat just happened? What is this book? It came out […]
Review: Honor’s Knight
It’s no secret that I loved Rachel Bach’s first Paradox […]
Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown
Steph reviews Red Rising by Pierce Brown and talks about her conflicted feelings of both loving and hating the book.
Review: The Last Sisterhood by Ann Fortier
I’ll be honest with you guys, when I started writing […]
Review: Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk
“Haunted” is not powerful. It is not poignant. It is not smart. It is simply a waste, and I regret reading it wholeheartedly.
Review: Honor’s Knight by Rachel Bach
Hey guuuuuuyyyss? Remember a few weeks ago when I told […]
Review: 20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill
It is doubtful that one will truly like every piece found here, but so too is it unlikely that one will dislike them all. The important thing to note is that the highs and lows are evenly spread throughout and for the most part mild in their permutations, and should consequently ensure an engaging reading experience from beginning to end.
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