The Backlist: Six of Crows Duology

Before I get into the meat of this backlist review, I want to get something off my chest: Six of Crows is the ONLY reason I ever finished reading the Grisha Trilogy. I read Shadow and Bone a while back and it never did anything for me and I decided the trilogy wasn’t for me. […]

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Book Review: A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe

A Big Ship at the Edge of the UniverseAuthor: Alex WhiteRelease Date: June 26, 2018Publisher: OrbitRating: 4.5 stars “Do you miss Firefly? Do you want it back? Well, sorry, not gonna happen. But this book is damn close” Look, if you throw an author blurb on a book that contains a Firefly comparison, I will 100% […]

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The Backlist: Red Rising Trilogy

Before I jump into this backlist review, I have to apologize for how many times I’ll be using the word “brutal”. Because, damn these books are brutal and Pierce Brown is cruel and capricious and I love him. Red Rising (Read December 28, 2015 – January 7, 2016)This is the kind of book that’ll remind […]

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Book Review: The Afterlife of Holly Chase

The Afterlife of Holly Chase Author: Cynthia Hand Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: October 24th, 2017 Genre, as told by Kibby: YA contemporary with a dash of weird magic/science-y realism Rating: 5 Stars! Synopsis: On Christmas Eve five years ago, Holly was visited by three ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she’d become. They tried […]

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The Backlist: The Illuminae Files

Hello all! I’m back with another set of backlist reviews. This time around I look at The Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. This trilogy was one of my surprise reads of 2018. I constantly avoided these books, honestly, because I hated the bright orange cover of Illuminae. Well, you know the saying […]

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The Backlist: Jay Kristoff

Throughout my many years of reading I never knew the importance of book reviews. I figured the reviews left on Amazon, Goodreads, etc. didn’t matter and that the ones that mattered were only by people who did reviews professionally. Now that I know the error of my thinking (Thanks #bookstagram) I am trying to work […]

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The Confectioner’s Guild: The book directly responsible for me re-watching Great British Baking Show…again…

The Confectioner’s Guild by Claire Luana Publisher: Live Edge Publishing Release Date: October 23, 2018 Rating: 4.5/5 Spoiler Warning: No major spoilers revealed. One, very minor reveal of a character’s intentions. Okay, before I start screaming about how much I loved this book (because y’all, I LOVED THIS BOOK), let me first give you the […]

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