Posts Tagged: Book Review

5 Things About Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige

5 Things About Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige

August 2, 2017 Review 12 ★★

Not a retelling like I thought When I first heard this title, I thought I was getting a retelling of Snow White. It’s not. The closest thing to a retelling are the pills that Snow takes in the beginning (she named them after the seven dwarves and the associated emotions). It’s actually the start of a series too, which I […]

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Review: Hunted by Meagan Spooner

Review: Hunted by Meagan Spooner

July 28, 2017 Review 8 ★★

When I first started reading HUNTED, I was really liking it. It had a strong start with family ties and excellent development. But then I kept reading. Halfway through the book, I realized that pretty much nothing had happened and then I started asking myself “Am I reading the same book as everyone else?”  My biggest problem can’t even be […]

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Minotes #1: Sabriel Hunted Lady Midnight Under a Painted Sky

Minotes #1: Sabriel Hunted Lady Midnight Under a Painted Sky

July 24, 2017 Review 4

Sometimes I decide not to review every book I read (we need a break sometimes right?) but since I’m low on time, it’s hard to keep a stock of reviews on the blog. I thought I might do mini reviews to help fill the spaces. Typical mini reviews can be difficult to write though. I’d end up rambling and turning […]

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Review: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Review: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

July 16, 2017 Review 16 ★★★

WHEN DIMPLE MET RISHI started off well with humor and quirky characters – it’s a fun romance but one that I felt lost its way a little.  When we are first introduced to Dimple and Rishi, they are given unique backstories and personalities that made them stand out and be memorable. They are a little nerdy and have some interesting […]

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Review: The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

Review: The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

July 12, 2017 Review 6 ★★★★

I saw THE GOLDEN COMPASS a long time ago on VHS but I never got around to reading the book. I was always disappointed they never made a movie sequel and I was too young to realize they were books. When the opportunity came around to finally check out this classic, I couldn’t resist. Right away, it’s easy to get […]

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5 Things About The Pirate’s Wish by Cassandra Rose Clark

5 Things About The Pirate’s Wish by Cassandra Rose Clark

July 2, 2017 Review 8 ★★★½

I forgot to take notes You know a book is an easy read when you forget to take notes for the review. I literally only have half a page, compared to the three quarters to whole page I usually fill. It’s fantastic that I was able to lose myself in the story, especially with how stressed I’ve been, but it […]

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Why I DNFed The Disgrace of Kitty Grey

Why I DNFed The Disgrace of Kitty Grey

June 20, 2017 Review 10 DNF

Three years ago I wrote a post about how I struggle to DNF books. Since that post I’ve DNFed maybe 3 books out of 250. As you can see, DNFing is still a struggle for me, but when it came to THE DISGRACE OF KITTY GREY it was an easy decision I made at 28%. It had already been sitting […]

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