ARC Review: This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

ARC Review: This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab
My Thoughts This Savage Song has so many elements that I love — elements of a story that Victoria Schwab so wonderfully captures in her writing. The world is rich and dark. The people are desperate and corrupt and earnest and heartbreaking. The harmonies that drove this story forward were haunting, expertly leading my emotions along a treacherous rollercoaster ride. It's always interesting to watch a story unfold when you get attached to main characters on opposite sides of an intense conflict....

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ARC Review: The Vanishing Throne by Elizabeth May

ARC Review: The Vanishing Throne by Elizabeth May
My Thoughts I went into The Vanishing Throne a bit nervous. There were so many things I loved about The Falconer, but I knew that things were going to be different in the sequel, and I didn't know if I could handle it. Well — I was right, but I was also very wrong! The book begins in a very dark place; there is no mercy, no easing you back into the world of the fae and what it means for Aileana. (This is the part I was right about. It was not the same setting — but that was a good thing!) It's...

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ARC Review: Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh

ARC Review: Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh
My Thoughts Full disclosure: I met Julie through the book blogging community, and she was gracious enough to send me an ARC of Ivory and Bone. That being said, it took me months to gather up the courage to finally read it. I mean... What if I hated it or something? Awk-ward... As soon as I started reading it, though, I realized a few things: 1) this book was definitely written by Julie Eshbaugh, 2) I was already enjoying it, and 3) I shouldn't have been worried. This book is a beauty! There are...

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Bookish Games: Chaos Walking Edition GAME OVER!

Bookish Games: The Knife of Never Letting Go Edition
Welcome to the Bookish Games, a variation of the game Mafia (aka Werewolf) that was previously hosted at A Bookish Heart and is now hosted at Oh, the Books! For each game, a popular YA book is chosen to be the theme and players are assigned different character roles and powers. Their end goal is to ensure that their team is the last one standing, even if they don’t know who their other teammates are! If you are not signed up in the game, please refrain from commenting on these posts (otherwise...

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Bookish Games: Chaos Walking Edition Day Nine

Bookish Games: The Knife of Never Letting Go Edition
Welcome to the Bookish Games, a variation of the game Mafia (aka Werewolf), that was previously hosted at A Bookish Heart and is now hosted at Oh, the Books! For each game, a popular YA book is chosen to be the theme and players are assigned different character roles and powers. Their end goal is to ensure that their team is the last one standing, even if they don’t know what players their team consists of. If you are not signed up in the game, please refrain from commenting on these posts (otherwise...

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