ARC Review: Rise of Fire by Sophie Jordan

ARC Review: Rise of Fire by Sophie Jordan
My Thoughts Admittedly, I wasn't going to continue with this series after finishing Reign of Shadows, but when I saw Rise of Fire pop up on Edelweiss, curiosity won me over. The setting is different from other fantasy novels, and the previous book left off at such a weird place, that I figured I would give this book a try. Very early on, I was already regretting my choice, because all of the things that bothered me so much about the first book were thriving in this book, too. So many situations...

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Audiobook Review: Unforgotten by Jessica Brody

Audiobook Review: Unforgotten by Jessica Brody
My Thoughts First of all, I can't believe how long it took me to get to this book, and then I didn't even read the hardcover I won from Jessica Brody herself! I went for the audiobook instead, because I knew I'd be able to listen to that much sooner, and I'm glad I did. The narrator, Julia Whelan, is one of my favorites -- so, total thumbs up to the audiobook version of Unforgotten! Coming to this book so long after reading Unremembered wasn't even a big deal. I was able to ease right back into...

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Review: Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld

Review: Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld
My Thoughts Let me be honest: I bought this book because its purchase gained me entry into Scott Westerfeld's signing line, and by then I was enough of a fan that I needed to get my entire Leviathan collection signed. I read this book because it had the esteemed privilege of being the very first name I drew out of my TBR Jar. If not for this chain of events, it's possible I might still have read Afterworlds someday, but it wouldn't have been a top pick. I have a lot of mixed feelings about this book,...

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June Mini Reviews 2015

Mini Reviews
Kelley gives quick feedback about books she read in June 2015: Ruin & Rising (The Grisha Trilogy #3) by Leigh Bardugo, I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak, Perfect State by Brandon Sanderson, The Intelligence Director (Unremembered #?) by Jessica Brody, The Human Engineer (Unremembered #?) by Jessica Brody, and Unleashed (Unremembered #2.5) by Jessica Brody...

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