3 stars Eelyn was raised to be a warrior. Her clan, the Aska, have an ancient rivalry with the Riki clan and Eelyn's life consists of fighting and surviving. Yet, one day she sees her dead brother fighting with the enemy against her clan. Faced with her brother's betrayal, Eelyn must survive a winter in … Continue reading Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young (DRC): Vikings, Rivalry, and Half-Plots
As a reader, do you ever worry that you'll be stuck in a wilderness or apocalyptic situation like the ones your read in books, and will be fully unprepared? Because I certainly do. There are all these kick-ass characters in YA fiction and when I compare myself to them, at times I feel a little very … Continue reading A Reader’s Guide to Surviving the Wilderness: Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett Blog Tour + Giveaway!
So, in 2018 I've been trying to comment more and read more content from other blogs, something I'm still woefully bad at (because I like hiding in my corner of the Internet and selfishly letting all the people come to me) and, I've been finding that I click on the titles I'm interested in from … Continue reading How to Get People to Comment on Your Post
4 stars Theodosia's mother, the queen, was murdered before her eyes when her country was invaded. Now, she is trying to survive under the relentless abuse of the Kaiser as the ridiculed "Ash Princess," pretending to be naïve in order to stay alive. When Theo's last hope of rescue is killed by her own hand, … Continue reading Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian (DRC): Slavery, Imperialism, and Rebellion
Who's up for more reading recommendations based off of books you know and love?! Last time we did "If You Liked..." (find it here), we brought to the table five books and ones like it so you could fall in love with a similar book all over again! This time, we're bringing you five more … Continue reading If You Liked… #2
4 stars Earth is inhabitable, taken over by an ice age, and the human race is waiting it out on ships in orbit around the Earth. Slowly (but steadily) deteriorating ships, that is. All Stella Ainsley wants is to go somewhere besides the floundering spaceship she's on. And when a luxurious private ship hires her … Continue reading Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne (ARC): Jane Eyre–in Space!
2.5 stars In the near future, dogs are on the brink of extinction as an experiment gone awry caused all canines to become hyperintelligent--leading to hysteria and mass euthanasia. The only surviving dogs are kept on the coast of Florida on Dog Island where they are kept in their wild state. Meanwhile, their robot replacements … Continue reading Your Robot Dog Will Die by Arin Greenwood (DRC): But You Can Still Save the Real One!
Welcome to my stop on the Genesis blog tour! Project Nemesis is such an awesome series and I'm here to tell you just how much I love it (aka a bunch times a billion). This is such an epic series, but to make this post to be super friendly for those who haven't read the first book (because … Continue reading Genesis by Brendan Reichs (Project Nemesis #2) Blog Tour: Spot the Difference + Review!
Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for The Heart Forger, the sequel to The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco! There's a ton of fun things in this post, such as that giveaway at the end! There are no spoilers for book one in today's post, so you're free to read on even if … Continue reading Southeast Asian Influences in The Heart Forger by Rin Chupeco + Giveaway!
I'm up for another round of Bookish Bingo this season! I ended up forgetting about my winter one midway through (oops) but to my defense, the last couple prompts were tricky with all the wintery themed books. Hopefully I'll do better this time! The lovely Becca from Pretty Deadly Reviews is hosting this once again … Continue reading Spring 2018 Bookish Bingo hosted by Pretty Deadly Reviews