Category: Reviews

World of Shell and Bone Review

World of Shell and Bone Review

World of Shell and Bone is a novel about a post-apocalyptic dystopian world where most of the world has been wiped out by nuclear war. A new society survives in the Americas, called New Amana, but they are subservient to the war’s victors: China. The society is led by women,… Read more »

Divider

Aeralis (The Frost Chronicles #5) Review

Aeralis (The Frost Chronicles #5) Review

This last novel in the Frost series sees Lia into the heart of Aeralis in order to help her sister and help the revolution. Overall it was an enjoyable read, but not a page turner for me…perhaps because the story takes place mostly in Arealis and not the Frost. It… Read more »

Divider

Brewer (The Frost Chronicles #4.1) Review

Brewer (The Frost Chronicles #4.1) Review

This tells the story of Adam Brewer. The first part talked about Adam’s origins and his family and was extremely well done and compelling. We learned where he came from, his time in Aeralis, what had happened to his father, how they became involved with the Thorns, how they met… Read more »

Divider

Bluewing (Frost Chronicles #4) Review

Bluewing (Frost Chronicles #4) Review

In the fourth novel of the Frost Chronicles, Lia and the fugitives hide in the wilderness. Iceliss gets locked down by the Farthers, and ultimately the Thorns and Blackcoats must find a way to liberate the village before it is too late. This was another great read in the series…. Read more »

Divider

Weavers (The Frost Chronicles #3) Review

Weavers (The Frost Chronicles #3) Review

In the third book of the Frost series, Lia and the Thorns search for a mysterious device called the PLD. The Farthers continue to oppress and restrict the village. Jonn works to unravel the mysteries of his father’s journals. A new Thorn commander comes into the area and sends Lia… Read more »

Divider

Divider

Thorns (Frost Chronicles) Review

Thorns (Frost Chronicles) Review

In this second novel of the Frost Chronicles, Lia becomes a part of the rebel group Thorns, while the Farthers continue to oppress the people of the Frost. Things go from bad to worse in the Frost, and yet this book didn’t seem darker. There is still much hope through… Read more »

Divider

Frost (YA SciFi) Review and Giveaway

Frost (YA SciFi) Review and Giveaway

Lia Weaver works her family’s farm after her parents died. As the farthest farm from the village,  the forest comes to the edge of her property. Filled with ice and strange beasts,  it is not a safe place.  When her family discovers Gabe,  a hurt fugitive in the woods, they… Read more »

Divider

The Defiance Review

The Defiance Review

In the Defiance, Fenn and Peree try to convince their people to leave for Koolkuna, while factions within the two peoples try to prevent that. I did enjoy continuing along with Fenn and Peree, learning more about them and their world. Several characters really surprised me with the shades of… Read more »

Divider

The Scourge (YA dystopia) Review

The Scourge (YA dystopia) Review

The Scourge is a story about two peoples…one on the ground and one on the trees. They are randomly visited by the Scourge… sick people who attack them. In order to stay safe, the one group (Lofties) stay up in the trees and the other (Groundlings) hide in caves. The… Read more »

Divider

Tent City on sale for 0.99 at Amazon

Tent City on sale for 0.99 at Amazon

Tent City it on sale for $0.99 at Amazon.  I rated this one 4 stars: Tent City is a dystopia about a girl, her brother, and her friend who must flee home to escape being put into a government-run safety camp. So right in the beginning we have a girl,… Read more »

Divider

The Goldenwealth Light on sale for 0.99

The Goldenwealth Light on sale for 0.99

Now through January 5th, The Goldenwealth Light is $0.99 at Amazon. I rated this 4 stars: Theo is a boy who doesn’t fit in at school and is neglected by his newly rich parents. He discovers a special book in the library and he is transported along with his sister… Read more »

Divider

Shudder (YA Dystopia) Review

Shudder (YA Dystopia) Review

This is the 2nd book in the Stitch triology. Alessa and Issac trek across the landscape in search for a new safe base for the rebels, all the while being chased by mysterious creatures. Meanwhile, Lizzie wakes up in Paragon to discover who the real leaders of Paragon are. I… Read more »

Divider

World After review

World After review

World After is the sequel to Angelfall. Penryn wakes up and reunites with her family with the resistance. But the people in the resistance don’t fully accept Paige and things turn ugly. Paige runs off and Penryn must search for her sister while continuing to deal with angel politics, flying… Read more »

Divider

Stitch Review

Stitch Review

Stitch is initially about a girl named Alessa who goes off to college after her parents are tragically killed. While in college, she is assigned to a sorority house that used to be a really old farm house. During the semester she keeps seeing a ghost of a young man,… Read more »

Divider

Angelfall Review

Angelfall Review

Angelfall is about a girl (Penryn) surviving an angel apocalypse where angels have come to Earth and destroyed much of mankind. One day Penryn and her sister witness a group of angels fighting each other. One angel loses his wings and Penryn rescues him, but not before the angels take… Read more »

Divider

More Than This by Patrick Ness Review

More Than This by Patrick Ness Review

More Than This is a novel about a young man who commits suicide and finds himself walking up in a new world, where everything is covered in dust and nobody else is around. The great thing about this story is it is a journey…we slowly unravel the mystery at the… Read more »

Divider

Strikeforce [Skyship Academy] (YA SciFi) Review

Strikeforce [Skyship Academy] (YA SciFi) Review

In the third and last installment of Skyship Academy, Matigo and the Authority have arrived on Earth to destroy all humans and take the planet for theirselves. This book hits the ground running and is non-stop action the entire time. There aren’t a lot of slow moments and not as… Read more »

Divider

Bitterblue Review

Bitterblue Review

Bitterblue is the third novel in the Graceling series. The princess must struggle to piece together her kingdom after the disastrous rule of King Leck. While she struggles to restore her kingdom and learn the truth of the past, other forces are working to erase the truth and anyone who… Read more »

Divider

Darkest Worlds: A Dystopian Anthology Review

Darkest Worlds: A Dystopian Anthology Review

This is an anthology from various dystopia series. Proceeds from the book go to Girls Write Now, a charity that promotes literacy of inner-city girls. Since the book is a collection of different stories from different authors, I’m going to review each separately. Nessa: A Breeders Story by Katie French,… Read more »

Divider