Posts Tagged ‘book reviews’

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Book review: Goddess Interrupted (Goddess Test, #2)


Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter My rating: 2 of 5 stars If asked to describe this book in one word, I would have to go with: frustrating. I enjoyed the story, despite the ending which to be honest didn’t really come as a shock. I’m not exactly happy about...
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Book review: This Is Not A Test


This Is Not a Test by Courtney Summers My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is not a pretty book. It’s dark and it’s depressing. And on top of that, it’s an amazing read. Summers doesn’t dwell long to plunge into the action. We get a brief glimpse of...
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Book review: A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire #5)


A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin My rating: 3 of 5 stars Martin wrote in the acknowledgments that “The last one was a bitch” and it shows. I don’t know what to make of this book. I’m sad about only giving 3 stars but at the same...
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Book review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone


Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor My rating: 1 of 5 stars Based on the reviews at Goodreads I was expecting this book to be nothing short of perfect. Imagine my surprise when I was 20% into this and still not liking it. Usually I tend to...
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Book review: The Goddess Test (Goddess Test #1)


The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter My rating: 5 of 5 stars Spoilerish Review I’m a sucker when it comes to Greek mythology, so when I read the summary for “The Goddess Test”, it immediately piqued my interest. Aimee Carter draws bits and pieces from Greek mythology and intertwines...
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Book review: The Betrayal of Maggie Blair


The Betrayal of Maggie Blair by Elizabeth Laird My rating: 3 of 5 stars I was going into this thinking it would be a paranormal story because the synopsis alluded to it, but The Betrayal of Maggie Blair is actually a story about a girl trying to find happiness...
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Book review: The Near Witch


The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was fortunate to read this book prior to its release date thanks to NetGalley. The Near Witch is a beautiful tale which thrives on its gorgeous writing and prose. Victoria Schwab creates this wonderful, yet haunting...
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Book review: City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4)


City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare My rating: 5 of 5 stars Spoilerish Review I love this series and was really happy to hear that we would get 3 additional titles. But I wasn’t really sure what to expect story-wise since Valentine had been defeated and who would...