Read on Goodreads 4/5 stars First and foremost, The Love Interest is a fun story. Intellectually, it doesn't demand much of you. Just suspend your disbelief, kick back, relax, and grab yourself a beverage, and you'll get on just fine with Cale Dietrich's drama-packed début. The book's a parody, meant to satirise at every turn, … Continue reading REVIEW: The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich
Read on Goodreads 3.25/5 stars On the whole, Flame in the Mist was solid. I expected a well-researched setting, a sympathetic protagonist, and a nuance extending beyond most YA. I got all of it and more. Some notable points: Historical flair - I'll be the first to admit that I'm no authority on Imperial Japan, … Continue reading REVIEW: Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh
Read on Goodreads 3.5/5 stars What I liked: World building - With ACOTAR, I felt that the world was way too constrained (only Tamlin's manor and Under the Mountain, with occasional mentions of other courts) and eagerly anticipated seeing more in the sequels. ACOMAF delivered on that front, but I still felt like I had … Continue reading REVIEW: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas
A. Grace here. I'm a longtime reader who's just recently gotten into the whole business of writing book reviews. I started out a couple months ago at Goodreads, and I've been reviewing ever since. I have pretty high standards when it comes to books--at the bookstore, if the first page can't capture my attention, I'm … Continue reading Hello, World!