Zero Repeat Forever – ARC Review

★★


28945665Let me start off this review by telling you all a little fact about myself. I like to begin reading new books at midnight. I don’t know why, but something about inconvenient hours of night makes me want to pick up a good story and start reading. So, it was at around midnight on a Saturday, well, technically Sunday, that I decided that I was going to read this book. I lied and said I would only read a few chapters, but we know that’s never how it goes. So, someway, somehow, I ended up reading this 496 page novel in one sitting. I didn’t stop reading until 5:30 a.m. when I finally read that last heartbreaking sentence. So, clearly, I liked this novel.

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A Court of Wings and Ruin – A Book That Should Have Been Shorter

★★


31451174Ok, how do I begin this rant.

My relationship with this series, as with all other Sarah J. Maas books, has been a bit rocky to say the least. The Throne of Glass series started off really high for me, went down hill, hit rock bottom, and then bolted up into the skies once again like a phoenix reborn. (I have the reviews of Heir of Fire, Queen of Shadows and Empire of Storms if you want more details on that.)

This series was a bit different. It started it bad for me. I found little enjoyment in ACOTAR, and then got a little better, but I still didn’t really like ACOMAF (I know, how dare I), and then finally got pretty good here in ACOWAR. Still, I didn’t love this book. I wish I could have, but I didn’t. Yet, I must admit that I enjoyed it a lot more than I thought I would so that has to count for something.

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Warcross – ARC Review of an AWESOME Novel

★★


29385546Some months ago, while browsing NetGalley and Edelweiss and other such websites in hopes for good books, I came across a galley for Warcross and for a full minute I did nothing but stare at my screen, wondering if it was real. Once I was satisfied that it was, in fact, a reality, I obviously had to get it. I downloaded it from Edelweiss, all excited and whatnot, and then you know what I did? Nothing, that’s what. I left it unread, for months. Then, at BookCon 2017, I was lucky enough to get a physical galley for this book and I was so excited to read it. And then you know what I did? I left it unread too. Until now, that is.

Looking back, my one regret is that I did not read this book sooner.

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Artificial Sweethearts: ARC Review of A Rom-Com in Book Form

★★


34389398For a long while now I have been in the mood for a cute YA contemporary romance. I wanted something to completely sweep me off my feet and make me swoon over the characters and their overly dramatic love.

Basically, I needed a rom-com in book form. And yet, no matter how many contemporaries I seem to be reading, none have delivered what I’ve wanted.

Thankfully, this one at least came close. We’re not quite there yet, but almost.

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Artemis Fowl – The Book I Almost Didn’t Finish

★★


6090919This was a hard one for me, it really was. I am surprised I even finished it after putting it down for over a week. I almost thought I wouldn’t be able to go through with it.

For a long while I had been meaning to read this series. I’ve been wanting to get more into children/middle grade fiction and I figured this would be a good starting place. I had this series in mind for years now and only recently decided to pick it up, hoping perhaps for the next Percy Jackson. That’s not what I got.

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Paper Hearts – An OK Read

★★

(2.5 / 5)


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Ok, so admittedly, I went into this book without having read its predecessor, The Heartbreakers. So, as you can imagine, I did not know who the Heartbreakers were or what had happened to them before Felicity showed up. But, since this is more of a companion novel, or so I’ve been told, I don’t think it had anything to do with my enjoyment of the novel.

That said, all of my opinions come from reading this book alone.

Now, to the review.

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The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

★★


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I can’t. I literally cannot even. I’m done. This book killed me and this is my ghost currently typing this review from the great beyond.

I don’t think I have ever laughed out loud so much in reading one novel. And I don’t mean any awkward smiles and silent little huffs of amusement. Not even a weird chuckle. No, I mean literal lol’s. I was getting weird looks from my sister all day. And yes, I read it all in one day, all 513 pages of it, because I simply could not put it down. It was that well written, and that hilarious, and most importantly, that good.

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