The Grisha Trilogy: Shadow and Bone

Rating- 4/5 I picked up this book after reading the amazing Six of Crows duology (which I reviewed here), which is set in the same world. The Grisha Trilogy was published before the duology, and is set before the events of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom. And since I absolutely adored the duology, I thought I would give... Continue Reading →

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The Young Elites

Rating- 4/5 As soon as I heard that this book was coming, I was overjoyed. Marie Lu is the author of my favorite dystopian series, Legend. When I heard that she was coming out with a deeper, darker, new series, I couldn't wait. This dark fantasy novel follows a girl named Adelina Amouteru, who is a malfetto. A malfetto... Continue Reading →

Six of Crows

Rating - 5/5 If you haven't heard the major hype that has been going on around this book, I don't know what you're doing. Leigh Bardugo's New York Times Bestselling novel, Six of Crows, has been said to be one of the best books ever written in the YA genre. And once I actually read it,... Continue Reading →

Red Queen

Rating - 3/5 If you're as invested in the YA fiction genre as I am, there is no possibility that you haven't heard of this book. Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen is basically the newest popular dystopian/fiction novel, following The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Maze Runner, and Throne of Glass. The novel is set a society where people are divided based... Continue Reading →

An Ember in the Ashes

Rating- 2.5/5 I know this rating is weirdly specific, but hear me out. Sabaa Tahir's fantasy novel An Ember in the Ashes follows a slave, Laia, and a soldier, Elias, who are currently living under the Martial empire. But when Laia's brother is arrested for treason, she decides that she must do everything she can to get... Continue Reading →

A Court of Thorns and Roses

Rating- 4/5 Sarah J. Maas has made quite a name for herself through her New York Times Bestselling fantasy series Throne of Glass. Normally, an author would have trouble living up the success of those books. However, the first novel in her latest series, A Court of Thorns and Roses, doesn't disappoint. The novel follows a human huntress named... Continue Reading →

We All Looked Up

Rating-2/5 Tommy Wallach's contemporary fiction novel We All Looked Up follows four teenagers who have spent all of high school being defined by labels - athlete, outcast, slacker, overachiever. Then, Earth is threatened to with the 66.6% chance of being destroyed by Ardor, an asteroid hurtling towards the Earth. That gives Peter, Eliza, Andy, Anita, and the... Continue Reading →

Carrying Albert Home

Rating- 4/5 Homer Hickam's emotional yet witty story Carrying Albert Home a West Virginian coal miner (Homer Hickam Sr.), his wife, and her pet alligator. When Homer's wife, Elsie, was in highschool, she dreamed of living West Virginia. She moved to Florida soon afterwards to go to secretary school, where she met Buddy Ebsen and fell in... Continue Reading →

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