Queen of Shadows – An Utter Disappointment

★★


18006496Not gonna lie, I’m slightly disappointed. Ok, not slightly,  I’m very disappointed.

I didn’t love this book. I wanted to, but I didn’t. It’s all made worse by the fact that some part of me knew I wouldn’t.

What I love about this series is how each book brings forth a new layer of complexity to both the plot and the characters. I love that unlike in most YA people don’t fall in love with the first people they meet. I love that there are strong female and male friendships, and they are bonds not easily broken. That is especially great since most YA seems to focus only on love interests, and here we have a friendship like Chaol and Dorian, best friends who would kill and die for each other. We have Aelin and Lysandra who are both wicked, and mean, and true to themselves and each other. I love the strong family relations too with Aelin and Aedion. There are so many great things in this book.

And it saddens me that I did not love it because there are also so many things I hated.

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Pride & Prejudice Book Tag 2.0!

What’s up y’all! I’ve been tagged by Laura @The Book Corps to do this super awesome tag! As you may, or may not know, I love doing book tags, and this one came at the perfect time! Anyway, Laura has a ton of other great content on her blog, like reviews , tags, and discussions to name a few, and I recommend checking her out! Also, she loves Pride & Prejudice, which was why I was not at all surprised when it was she who tagged me, also when I saw that she was one the people who collaborated to create this tag! How fun is that?

Anyway, without further talking from me, let’s get tot it!

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Songs About A Girl – A Review

★★

(1.5/5)


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I didn’t really like this book. And I feel bad for it.

I wanted to like this, and I just wasn’t into it. At one point I was just pushing myself through it because I refused to leave it unfinished.

The book is about 15-year old Charlie, who gets the chance of a lifetime to go backstage and photograph the hot new boy band: Fire&Lights. There she meets the guys who would become her friends. There is boy next door, Olly, funny and intelligent Yuki, quiet and kind Aiden, and of course, talented and dysfunctional Gabriel.

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Ouran High School Host Club Book Tag!

Hello, hello! I was tagged by Rendz @Reading with Rendz to do this wonderfully fun tag a few weeks ago, and because I am me, and I get lazy sometimes, I am just doing it now. Anyway, I loved Ouran High School Host Club! I used to read the manga back in the day, but sadly never finished it. I also have to get my crap together and start the TV show one of these days. In the mean time, I guess I’ll just settle for the tag. So, without further ado, let’s do this thing!

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Every Heart A Doorway – A Strange and Twisted Journey

★★★☆

(2.5/5)


25526296Well, that was weird. And, good?

I went into this without the slightest idea of what to expect. It’s a very short novel, 173 pages, and I was worried a bit as to what would happen in that short amount of time.

The story is about wayward children, kids have gone to other worlds and come back. The children who have opened doorways to other realms, to places like Neverland and Wonderland and places far darker than those could ever be. This is them trying to cope with their newly regained reality.

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Flame in the Mist – A Review

 

★★


23308087This book was one of my most anticipated reads of the year, and frankly, I was left a little disappointed by it.

The book wasn’t bad. It was a pretty solid read, actually. I just expected more.

A few years ago I read Ahdieh’s The Wrath & The Dawn, and I loved it. I flew through that novel in one sitting and gave it five brilliant stars. Then I read the sequel, The Rose & The Dagger, and I was left utterly unimpressed. I felt that it was lacking all the things I had come to expect from Ahdieh. I think that’s what happened with Flame in the Mist.

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