Posts Tagged: Book Review

Review: Manga Classics – Les Misérables

Review: Manga Classics – Les Misérables

February 18, 2015 Review 41

When I saw this, I knew I had to give it a try-classics in the form of manga? Sign me up! While I do own a copy of the largely (literally) intimidating novel, I’ve always been hesitant to pick it up so I’ve only seen the movie. Reading Les Misérables this way was enjoyable, and I feel more inclined to pick […]

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Review: Second Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel

Review: Second Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel

February 12, 2015 Review 36 ★★

The synopsis for SECOND STAR promises “A twisty story about love, loss, and lies, this contemporary oceanside adventure is tinged with a touch of dark magic,” but all I received was a contemporary book set by the ocean that does indeed include lies. The story itself is pretty much based on the lies the characters tell each other.  So here’s my […]

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The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

February 10, 2015 Review 48 ★★★★★

I was really excited for this book, and it definitely did not disappoint. In fact, it exceeded my expectations, which is saying something considering the very high standards I have for Holly Black’s books. So this review should really be called, “how many different words can Rachel think of that mean amazing?” I daresay a lot, and yes, I am going to use all of them. Read more »

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ARC Review: Little Peach by Peggy Kern

ARC Review: Little Peach by Peggy Kern

February 4, 2015 Review 44 ★★★

LITTLE PEACH might be one of the most unique and gritty books I have ever read from a fictional standpoint, although that probably stems from the fact that this book tackles so many real life issues that aren’t fiction. It is not something I would ordinarily read, but I would recommend it to almost everyone simply because it needs to […]

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