It’s been five months since I read Shadow and Bone and I’ve finally read the sequel. I like to be vile and unpredictable and!! I find a lot of joy in waiting as long as I possibly can to read a book WRITTEN BY MY FAVORITE AUTHOR.
Yeah, that was a lie.
The truth is that I’m lazy and irrational and I’d rather fall into a bowl of soup than admit it. MY BAD DECISIONS NEED TO GO AND HAUNT SOMEONE ELSE.
Continue reading “The Secret Life of the Ravkan Saint: Part 2 (Now with Privateers!!)”
It’s been a few days now since I finished Illuminae. Maybe a week. I’ve been trying to write a review ever since I flipped the last page, and the words just don’t come.
I NEED SOME TIME, Y’ALL.
Illuminae blew me away.
It’s one of those books that leaves you slightly breathless, and well, speechless too.
I’m hoping a week is long enough to let the book settle and fade so I can write a mildly coherent review. Though it’ll probably just sound like vague screaming anyway. THIS IS GOING TO BE A MESSY REVIEW, JUST SAYING.
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Oh. Just another Cinderella retelling.
“Just another Cinderella retelling.”
“JUST another Cinderella retelling.”
I don’t know about you, but that’s what I thought when I first came across this book. Slipper on the cover? The word “cinder” in the title? No thanks. I’m good. I know what that’s going to be about. Right?
This is not “just another Cinderella retelling.” It’s so much more. Don’t be fooled by the name, or the cover. While yes, it still is as much a retelling as it’s advertised to be, it doesn’t deserve the criticism that automatically comes with it.
Allow me to show you why you should give Cinder a chance.
Continue reading “Cinder by Marissa Meyer – Review”