This book had a strong prologue and introduced the main plot of the series but I had a hard time getting past the first 20% of the book. I felt like it dragged on a little, but after it the book picked up very fast. It follows the events of the first book in this […]
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[Lisa’s Review]: From Blood and Ash by Jennifer L. Armentrout
With her most recent surprise release From Blood and Ash, Jen officially joined the ranks of high fantasy authors with a massive bang. It’s hands down the best book I’ve read this year, and definitely one of her best books to date. From epic fight scenes, over swoon-worthy men to strong female characters and steamy […]
[Lisa’s Review]: The Blacksmith Queen by G. A. Aiken
So here’s the thing: when I first read the synopsis for this book I was so damn excited to read it. Strong female characters, magic, kilt-wearing warriors, backstabbing, prophecies, and war. Sounds like the perfect recipe for a new high fantasy series, right? And yet, this one didn’t do it for me at all. The […]
[Asis’ Review] The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
The plot took shape and picked up a great pace, there was so much happening and the story got me more and more invested, so much that I couldn’t have stopped if I tried. It had so much action and mystery, a GREAT political intrigue and some of the BEST plot-twists I’ve read in YA.