Forest of a Thousand Lanters by Julie C. Dao

*I read this May 2018 and reviewed it then. As always, this is my honest opinon. Forest of a Thousand Lanterns is one of those books I’ve been meaning to read but never got around to. I even got the audiobook, but ended up checking it out from the library. Summary: Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful.… Continue reading Forest of a Thousand Lanters by Julie C. Dao

Author Spotlight: Anna-Marie McLemore

*I read these in April and May 2018 and reviewed them in May. As always, this is my honest opinion. I read these two in preparation for the Retelling Workshop Anna-Marie and Julie were giving and decided I might as well review them at the same time. The Weight of Feathers Summary: For twenty years,… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Anna-Marie McLemore

Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

*I read this March 2018 and reviewed it then. I read it as a hardcover, and as always, this is my honest opinion. I think this book was one of my most anticipated series endings of all time and it didn’t disappoint. Summary: Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the… Continue reading Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi

I read this in February and reviewed it March 2018. I read it as a hardcover and as always, this is my honest review. This book is 95% relationship drama talk and 5% actually trying to take over the world. Summary: With Omega Point destroyed, Juliette doesn’t know if the rebels, her friends, or even… Continue reading Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi

Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller

*I read this in February 2018 and reviewed it then. I read it as a hardcover. As always, this is my honest opinion. I really loved Daughter of the Pirate King (with only a few nitpicks), so when I say that Daughter of the Siren Queen is stronger, better, and so much fun, I mean… Continue reading Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller

Starfall by Melissa Landers

*I read this during Hurricane Maria: September 28. I read it as a hardcover. As always, this is my honest opinion. I loved Starflight because it was like YA Firefly. Starfall…is not. Summary: When Princess Cassia Rose fled her home world of Eturia to escape an arranged marriage, she had no idea her sudden departure… Continue reading Starfall by Melissa Landers

Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

*I reread this as a hardcover in February 2018 and reviwed it then. As always this is my honest opinion. I reread Illuminae a little earier in the year and naturally, this one came next. I am so excited for Obsidio, I cannot contain myself. Summary: Hanna is the station captain’s pampered daughter; Nik the… Continue reading Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff