Month: February 2016

ARC Book Review: The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine

ARC Book Review: The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine

I’m a glutton for three things: fairy tale retellings, beautiful covers, and high fantasies that come with maps. So, obviously, I couldn’t help myself when it came to The Shadow Queen – also since this is an author who gets quite a bit of hype but I had yet to read. There were parts of this book that I enjoyed, but overall it wasn’t too impressive. The Shadow Queen is a retelling of Snow White, where the princess – Lorelai – kicks freaking butt. In this version, the princess and her brother escaped from the evil queen after she took over the kingdom, and they’ve […]

Posted February 6, 2016 by Debby in Reviews / 1 Comment
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Book Review: Winter by Marissa Meyer

Book Review: Winter by Marissa Meyer

Ever since I first read Cinder, almost three years ago, I knew that this series would likely be one of my all-time favorites. Now here we are. The end of the road. And I was not wrong. At a whopping 824 pages, your first thought upon opening Winter may rightfully be, “Holy crap this book is massive.” That size is daunting to most readers – especially to me. But it’s a testament to Meyer’s skill as a writer that the story never truly drags and no moment ever feels unnecessary. Every book introduces two additional main characters – so by Winter, with Winter and Jacin […]

Posted February 3, 2016 by Debby in Reviews / 1 Comment
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Monthly Wrap-Up: January 2016

Monthly Wrap-Up: January 2016

January 2016: busy busy making plans… Was January really only 31 days? Because it felt like a lifetime. Mostly in a good way, I guess – I’ve been keeping really busy at work and spending my free time however the hell I want – but yeah, I decided to give myself a little break from blogging. I do feel recharged though, and hopefully February will be better. January Reads Books Read: The Mistake by Elle Kennedy A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab The Score by Elle Kennedy Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel Megan Morrison A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab Book of […]

Posted February 1, 2016 by Debby in Monthly Wrap-Ups / 3 Comments
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