Review: Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

So for the first 3 days of BookTubeAThon I read the Shatter Me trilogy. Like many other books I read during BTAT, my impression was pretty meh. But there was definitely some upsides, as well as a few downsides to the series. This will mostly be a review on Shatter Me, but I’ll mention a few things about the other books in the bottom of this post. Don’t worry, it’ll be 100% spoiler free!

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Review: It’s Not Like It’s a Secret

It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura

Published by HarperCollins in May, 2017

The first half of this book was actually really good. It wasn’t wow but it was perfectly enjoyable and I thought that it was a cute romance that I could recommend to just about anyone. Then, it wasn’t anymore.  Continue reading

The Grisha Trilogy: A very spoilery rambling

So over the last 6 days I’ve been reading the Grisha trilogy by Leigh Bardugo. The SoC duology is one of my all time favorites, and although I tried to keep down my expectations for this one, it wasn’t easy. (I feel like I’ve been over this a million times.) Anyway, I wasn’t blown away, but after being quite disappointed after Shadow and Bone, I ended up coming from my reading marathon quite pleased. I’ll go into further detail in a bit. If you haven’t read the Grisha trilogy but are planning on doing so, now would be the time to run. This is about to get spoilery real quick. Okay, let’s get into it!
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Review: The Siren by Kiera Cass

The Siren by Kiera Cass

Published by HarperTeen in January 2016 (org. 2009)

Genre: Fantasy, young adult, romance

I didn’t have very high expectations of this book. While I to some extent enjoyed the Selection series (or at least the first three books, which was all I could take), especially how fast paced it was, I was incredibly annoyed with the main character of that series. I guess I hoped that if the main character didn’t make me want to scream, I’d be able to at least appreciate the quick reads
Cass’ books are. So I tried The Siren. Well guess what, I wanted to scream. 

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