V.E. Schwab’s Vicious: Delicious Morally-Grey Enemies

The Love for V.E. Schwab I started reading V.E. Schwab’s work about a year ago. Prior to this, I had only collected her books with some vague assumptions of their greatness. Having read most of her stories, I had one more book to go: Vicious. Back when I was sure of my belonging in Slytherin, I thought …

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Book Review: Laini Taylor’s Breathtaking “Daughter of Smoke and Bone”

        **Before I continue, I have to credit the following brilliant photographers: Blue haired girl photo by Ben Waardenburg on Unsplash Halo photo by Ravi Roshan on Unsplash Hand reach out photo by Ian Espinosa on Unsplash Leaning Together Photo by Joao Silas on UnSplash Dark Curls Photo by Carlos Arthur on Unsplash I hesitated to read Laini Taylor’s novels for a long …

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Book Review of Shiver, Maggie Stiefvater’s Introduction to the Wolves of Mercy Falls

  After reading the Raven Cycle, Maggie Stiefvater became one of the most interesting authors on my shelves. Many years ago, I had gathered the first books by her that I had heard of: The Wolves of Mercy Falls trilogy. Beginning with Shiver, this trilogy follows werewolves and a girl who is fascinated by them. Unlike the Raven Cycle, …

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Thoughts in a Review: A Torch Against the Night

Yesterday, I finished reading the sequel to An Ember in the Ashes, which is called A Torch Against the Night by the wonderful Sabaa Tahir. In this book, we follow the journey of Elias, Laia, and Helene as the Empire continues to enslave Scholars. Here are my thoughts wrapped into a review. Let me share my excitement with you. …

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The Mixed Bag of One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake

    I am going to share with you my experience of reading One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake here. Naturally, spoilers will arise. While I avoid naming specific characters, I advise you to read with caution. Okay. When I read Three Dark Crowns, I remembered how much I enjoyed Kendare Blake’s writing. Upon seeing the sequel in the library, I …

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My Top 5 Most Out of this World Urban Fantasy Young Adult and Middle Grade Books

    In my early days of reading for pleasure regularly, I was mostly relying on one genre. This genre is, and will probably always be, my safe place. It is urban fantasy. For Top 5 Wednesday this week, the topic is to share our top 5 urban fantasy novels. I am very excited to …

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