Category: Book Review

A Reaper At The Gates

A Reaper at the Gates Author: Sabaa Tahir Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: June 12, 2018 Publisher: Razorbill Series: An Ember in the Ashes #3 TRIGGER WARNING: torture, domestic violence, mention of slavery and rape Feel free to check out my reviews of previous books in the series […]

Morning Star

Morning Star Author: Pierce Brown Genre: Science Fiction Publication Date: February 9, 2016 Publisher: Del Rey Series: Red Rising Saga #3 TRIGGER WARNING: torture, substance use, mass killing, gore, suicide Darrow would have lived in peace, but his enemies brought him war. The Gold overlords demanded his obedience, […]

A Deadly Education

A Deadly Education Author: Naomi Novik Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: September 29, 2020 Publisher: Del Rey Books Series: The Scholomance #1 TRIGGER WARNING: off-page death of a parent, violence, murder, stabbing, racist comments about minority groups I decided that Orion Lake needed to die after the second […]

Fae Friday – Samhain

Here’s the rules: Tomorrow is Halloween, and Samhain celebrations will start tomorrow as well. It is thought that Samhain is when the Fae walk among us. Fae are not to be tampered with, and it is believed that the fairies & spirits needed to be appeased during Samhain. […]

Five Dark Fates

Five Dark Fates Author: Kendare Blake Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: September 3, 2019 Publisher: HarperTeen Series: Three Dark Crowns #4 TRIGGER WARNING: gore, blood, torture Here are my reviews for the other books in the series: Three Dark Crowns, One Dark Throne, and Two Dark Reigns. After […]

Golden Son

Golden Son Author: Pierce Brown Genre: Sci-Fi Publication Date: January 6, 2015 Publisher: Del Rey Series: Red Rising Saga #2 TRIGGER WARNING: violence, gore, bombings, war If you haven’t read Red Rising yet, you’re probably going to want to skip this review. While there are no spoilers for […]

Red Rising

Red Rising Author: Pierce Brown Genre: YA Sci-Fi Publication Date: January 28, 2014 Publisher: Del Rey Series: Red Rising Saga #1 TRIGGER WARNING: violence, gore, mutilation, off-page rape “I live for the dream that my children will be born free,” she says. “That they will be what they […]

Horrid

Horrid Author: Katrina Leno  Genre: YA Horror Publication Date: September 15, 2020 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers TRIGGER WARNING: pica, underage drinking, off-page parental death, death of a sibling, death of a child, mention of past animal abuse, mention of past child abuse Following her father’s […]

Kingdom of the Wicked

Kingdom of the Wicked Author: Kerri Maniscalco Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: October 27, 2020 Publisher: Jimmy Patterson Series: Kingdom of the Wicked #1 TRIGGER WARNING: gore, depression Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book to review. I am providing my honest […]

Such A Fun Age

Such a Fun Age Author: Kiley Reid Genre: Contemporary Publication Date: December 31, 2019 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons TRIGGER WARNING: sexism, racism What happens when you do the right thing for the wrong reason? Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a […]