Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme created by Shanah @Bionic Book Worm, and is now being hosted by Meeghan @Meeghan Reads. You can check out last week's post here! This week’s topic is the top five tropes I dislike. And oh, do I dislike them. Obviously this is all just my opinion, and just... Continue Reading →
Review: Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff
It’s rare that I find a book I don't like - as you might be able to tell from previous reviews - but it’s even rarer for me to find a story that I want to read again, and again, and again! And Stormdancer is absolutely the latter.
Review: Red Sister by Mark Lawrence
I may have been introduced to Mark Lawrence in spectacular, brutal fashion with his Broken Empire trilogy, but Red Sister proves that the man can create truly compelling, emotionally gripping stories - and he doesn’t need shock value to keep his readers hooked.
Review: Daughters of the Storm by Kim Wilkins
With grand magic, an epic quest, and the fate of a kingdom in the balance, Daughters of the Storm sets up all the right pieces for an epic tale, but fails to make us care.
Review: King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence
Unrepentantly brutal and yet undoubtedly compelling, King of Thorns pulls readers down the dark path of a prince desperate for power and vengeance.
Review: The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang
An intense, brutal epic that unfolds at a breakneck pace. R.F. Kuang’s The Poppy War is one of the most powerful and memorable books I’ve ever read.
Review: Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence
Have you ever thought to yourself, "Man, this book is good, but I wish the hero wasn't so good and kind. Couldn't he be more vicious, cruel, and out for bloody, terrible vengeance at the cost of as many innocent lives as possible?"