The Keeper of Night

I’m a huge fan of YA fantasy, but I think I’ve decided I’m not a huge fan of fantasy duologies. I have started to notice, at least in the duologies I have read recently, is a big issue with pacing. Most fantasy stories need time to develop and establish world-building. I find that the first…

Dark and Shallow Lies

La Cachette, Louisiana is a town of 106. The only time that number changes is when someone is born or dies but never because people choose to come here. It’s a close knit town and proclaims itself to be the ‘Psychic Capital of the World’. Being less than 2 hours south of New Orleans, La…

House of Hollow

House of Hollow is one of those books that once it sinks it’s teeth in you, you cannot stop reading. Which is exactly how I came to binge this book in an afternoon when I should have been doing far more productive things. This is also one of those books that makes me question the…

Curse of the Divine

I finally sat down and read Ink in the Blood back in October. Once I finished I immediate looked into getting a copy of Curse of the Divine. Kim Semjkal has woven an incredibly imaginative story within this duology. You can see my full review for Book #1 HERE! I always wonder how much of…

Ink in the Blood

Thoughts When I first saw this book on Book of the Month, I was highly intrigured by the magic system and the magic of tattoos. The concept seemed so original to me and thus I decided to give it a change. This YA dark fantasy did not disappoint either. Inklings, Celia and Anya are best…

Burn Our Bodies Down

At a Glance Title: Burn Our Bodies Down Author: Rory Powers Expected Publication: July 7, 2020 by Delacorte Press Page: 384 Genre: YA, Mystery, Thriller Goodreads Rating: 4.14 out of 5 My Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis   My Thoughts Rory Powers does it again. Last year I read The Wilder Girls, and while I was hoping it would be a series…

Sparrow

At a Glance Title: Sparrow Author: Mary Cecilia Jackson Published: March 17, 2020 by Tor Teen Page: 320 Genre: YA Goodreads Rating: 3.78 out of 5 My Rating: ★★★ Synopsis My Thoughts I’m conflicted on my review for this book. On one hand I feel that the plot line was fantastic and I love a…

The Tenth Girl

Simmering in Patagonian myth, The Tenth Girl is a gothic psychological thriller with a haunting twist. Does that twist make or break the story, now that is the question!