5 Star Reads, Recommendations, Uncategorized, Young Adult Fiction

Book Review: Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Poison Study is one of the best young-adult books out there and easily one of my favorites. While this review is focused on the first book, titled Poison Study, I would recommend the entire Chronicles of Ixia series, which includes the Soulfinders series. If there is just one recommendation I can give… Continue reading Book Review: Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

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Book Review: Marrow Island by Alexis M. Smith

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Marrow Island was a slow read for me because I was not up to my usual pace; not because it isn’t good. It is actually a captivating, eerie read that is a slow build-up with an unsettling ending. Apparently, there is a lot of comparison to Station Eleven, but I… Continue reading Book Review: Marrow Island by Alexis M. Smith

5 Star Reads, Book Reviews, Young Adult Fiction

Book Review: The Telling by Alexandra Sirowy

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The Telling was one of those books that pulled me in at the very beginning, even though I saw the ending coming. Set on an island near Seattle, Lana is trying to come to terms with the brutal murder of her step-brother, Ben, who was killed by an unknown man with a… Continue reading Book Review: The Telling by Alexandra Sirowy

5 Star Reads, Adult Fiction, Book Reviews

Book Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Dark Matter by Blake Crouch has gotten so much hype, and it certainly deserves it. This book is so (positively) overwhelming, thought-provoking, and made me feel so small the further along. It is such an engaging thriller with sci-fi elements that I truly enjoyed, and the science and multiverse discussion spoken… Continue reading Book Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

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Book Review: Each Vagabond by Name by Margo Orlando Littell

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ You know those novels that bring you into their world, and when the story is finished, you feel like a piece of you is behind in that world? That is what this novel did to me. I don’t typically give books five stars because it has to be a book… Continue reading Book Review: Each Vagabond by Name by Margo Orlando Littell

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Book Review: The Gentleman by Forrest Leo

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The Gentleman is Forrest Leo’s debut novel, about a husband who conjures the Devil, and accidentally sells his wife, which results in planning a rescue mission to Hell. A variety of personas come along for the quest, and a whole lot of over-the-top encounters happen along the way that will… Continue reading Book Review: The Gentleman by Forrest Leo