Dark of the West: Book Review

Dark of the West by Joanna Hathaway is a hard nut to crack. Steeped in World War II era inspiration and saturated with political intrigue, Dark of the West is certain to appeal to fans of Historical Fiction. But what about those of us who picked the book up for the forbidden romance, betrayals, and plane battles? That’s where it gets tricky.
Rating: 4 Stars

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The Night Country: ARC Review

The Night Country once again shows that Melissa Albert is a master at weaving the darkest of fairy tales with just the right dashes of humor and sincerity.
Rating: 4.5 Stars

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Sisters of Shadow and Light: ARC Review

Unexpected and enthralling, Sisters of Shadow and Light by Sara B. Larson is a dark tale of sisters, magic, and prejudice that will grab YA readers by the ankle and pull them into a whole new world.
Rating: 4 Stars

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Blood Heir: ARC Review

In Amélie Wen Zhao’s debut novel, Blood Heir, we are introduced to a cold world filled with magic, oppression, revenge, and betrayal. Though not without its faults, Blood Heir is a solid debut and a strong start to a thought-provoking series.
Rating: 3.5 stars

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The Raven Boys: Book Review

Full of magic, banter, and perfectly placed words, The Raven Boys is the kind of book that wakes feelings of whimsy and adventure that have been beaten down by the day to day grind of our world.
Rating: 5 Stars

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Falling Kingdoms: Book Review

Over dramatic, yet enthralling, Falling Kingdoms is a YA mashup of Game of Thrones and mid-day soap operas. And I mean that in both a good and bad way.
Rating: 3 stars

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The Backlist: The Mortal Instruments

The Mortal Instruments is where the Shadowhunter world begins, and while the plots can get muddled and weird, readers will remain hooked for the drama, the relateble characters, and most importantly, Magnus “I am the best character in this series” Bane.
Series Rating: 4 Stars

FYI: This is a general review of the series as a whole and is SPOILER FREE!


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