REVIEW: “Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy” by Ameriie and others

Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy by¬†Ameriie My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars Like most anthologies, Because You Love to Hate Me was super hit-or-miss, and unfortunately, this one was mostly "miss." There were some good parts, for sure--with such a pool of talented authors, that's inevitable--but the quality control was … Continue reading REVIEW: “Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy” by Ameriie and others

REVIEW: “The Last Magician” by Lisa Maxwell

The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell My rating: 4 of 5 stars Ugh. I've never felt such varying opinions about a book over the course of reading it. By which I mean, at one point I was ready to give The Last Magician 5 stars, while at another I was thinking, "no way this is … Continue reading REVIEW: “The Last Magician” by Lisa Maxwell

REVIEW: “And I Darken” by Kiersten White

And I Darken by Kiersten White My rating: 4.25 of 5 stars I should begin by saying that I read And I Darken after its sequel Now I Rise, which definitely shifted my perspective on it, making me process it more as a prequel in many respects. It didn't detract from the reading experience much, … Continue reading REVIEW: “And I Darken” by Kiersten White

REVIEW: “Now I Rise” by Kiersten White

Now I Rise by Kiersten White My rating: 4 of 5 stars "Hold hands with the devil until you are both over the bridge. Or kill the devil and burn the bridge so no one can get to you." The road to hell is paved with good intentions. -Proverb A princess exiled at a young … Continue reading REVIEW: “Now I Rise” by Kiersten White