Call Down the Hawk: Book Review

Call Down the Hawk once again proves Maggie Stiefvater is a master of words and dark whimsy. Even with some pacing issues and a lack of pay off, this read is entrancing and exciting.Rating: 4.5 Stars Call Down the HawkAuthor: Maggie StiefvaterPublisher: Scholastic PressRelease Date: November 5th, 2019Synopsis: The dreamers walk among us . . … Continue reading Call Down the Hawk: Book Review

The Sound of Stars: ARC Review

Dow crafts a delightful and hopeful story while never once shying away from heavier topics like racism, apathy, and mental health. The Sound of Stars is a shining example of YA at its best.Rating: 4.25 Stars The Advanced Reader Copy for this novel was sent to me by the publisher at my request. All thoughts … Continue reading The Sound of Stars: ARC Review

Storm from the East: ARC Review

Though slow to start, Storm from the East proves itself a soul stirring story of the horrors of war and two young lovers torn apart by their conflicting worlds. Fans of historical fictions and in-depth world building will find a new favorite in the Glass Alliance series.Rating: 4 Stars This review was originally posted at You … Continue reading Storm from the East: ARC Review

Their Fractured Light: Book Review

Continuing with the insta-love and angst found in the previous two novels of the Starbound Trilogy, Their Fractured Light is predictable yet enjoyable, if not somewhat bland.Rating: 3 Stars Their Fractured LightAuthor: Amie Kaufman and Meagan SpoonerPublisher: Disney-HyperionRelease Date: December 1, 2015Synopsis: A year ago, Flynn Cormac and Jubilee Chase made the now-infamous Avon Broadcast, … Continue reading Their Fractured Light: Book Review

This Shattered Light: Book Review

Though it tackles much more complex and intense subjects then the previous book in the Starbound Trilogy, This Shattered World felt too angsty in its romance plot and that overshadowed the narrative that could have made this book really special.Rating: 3 Stars This Shattered WorldAuthor: Amie Kaufman and Meagan SpoonerPulisher: Disney-HyperionRelease Date: December 23, 2014Synopsis: … Continue reading This Shattered Light: Book Review

The Martian: Book Review

The Martian by Andy Weir strikes the perfect balance between hard science fiction and snarky humor, to give us one of the most entertaining space survival stories of the last decade.Rating: 4.5 stars The MartianAuthor: Andy WeirPublisher: Crown PublishingRelease Date: February 11, 2014Synopsis: Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people … Continue reading The Martian: Book Review

These Broken Stars: Book Review

These Broken Stars is not without its faults, but it is a swoony and tense sci-fi story that will have any YA reader clambering for more.Rating: 4 stars These Broken StarsAuthor: Amie Kaufman and Meagan SpoonerPublisher: Disney-HyperionRelease Date: December 10, 2013Synopsis: It's a night like any other on board the Icarus. Then, catastrophe strikes: the … Continue reading These Broken Stars: Book Review