Book Review: Shadow And Bone

OOPS! It’s been a minute since I gave myself time to sit down and write out these book reviews! Instead of just skipping them and moving onto the next, I want to take time to let everyone know how good these books are! Not just in terms of the plot line and the seedlings of hope throughout, but in Bardugo’s writing style and ability to craft amazing worlds for us to live in, even if for a little while. So bear with me as I scrounge up some opinions from back in July when I finished this book…

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Book Review: The Belles

Well-written, beautiful (if not a tad overdone) descriptors, and an interesting fantasy world that felt a bit like Moulin Rouge meets a beauty pageant. It's been a few weeks since I read it, but I think I can offer a unique perspective on what sticks with the reader long after you pay your library late fee. Clayton's debut novel is unique, but the plot is simple and somewhat predictable. I love the sisterhood of the Belles, but I still had major issues. Read on to see my thoughts on Book 1 of The Belles!

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Book Review: Everless

Yes, it borrows from the adage "time is money." Yes, it seems a lot like that weird movie with Justin Timberlake, In Time. No, it is not just like that movie.

I do a weird thing where I look up bestsellers and read a few 5-star reviews. Then I read the 1-star reviews just to remind myself you can't please everyone as a writer. The 1-star reviews for this book were brutal! Don't listen to them. This book borrowed an idea that is commonplace in our culture and turned it into a gorgeous YA fantasy. It definitely surprised me in the best way.

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