YA

Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

This action-packed sequel to Aurora Rising kept my heart thumping (and breaking) for 495 pages. I cannot wait for the next book! SYNOPSIS First, the bad news: an ancient evil—you know, your standard consume-all-life-in-the-galaxy deal—is about to be unleashed. The good news? Squad 312 is standing by to save the day. They’ve just got to take care… Continue reading Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Science Fiction · SeriousSeries · SeriousSeriesLove · YA

Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

I wasn't sure I could enjoy a space adventure like I did The Illuminae Files but Kaufman and Kristoff have captured my heart and imagination all over again. I can hardly wait to start the second book and continue the adventure. SYNOPSIS The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned… Continue reading Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

SeriousSeriesLove · YA

The Arc of a Scythe Trilogy by Neal Shusterman

I know, I know. This book came out in November of 2019. What took me so long?!? It wasn't self-control (because we all know I don't have any when it comes to books). I just didn't know how it would end and I was stressed about the whole thing. If you haven't read The Arc of a… Continue reading The Arc of a Scythe Trilogy by Neal Shusterman

FrighteninglyGoodRead · YA

FGR #1: The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslie Walton

Before I begin: this book is brimming with self harm. It is on nearly every page. If this is something that you struggle with then skip this book and consider heading here instead. I'm not even sure where I acquired this book. Quite possibly, it was for FrighteningGoodReads2018 since the book was published in October, 2018.… Continue reading FGR #1: The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslie Walton

fiction · Over 18 · Romantic · YA

The Joy of Romance Books and the Struggle with Recommending Them

I'll be honest. I have a hard time recommending romance books to a general audience. If someone asks me for recommendations, I have many.  But I have questions first. That's because romance is personal. One person's romantic gesture is another individual's suffocating display of affection. Furthermore, what appeals to a reader at one point in… Continue reading The Joy of Romance Books and the Struggle with Recommending Them