Imagine you have a book where everything fits. You judged by the cover. Breathtakingly beautiful with jacket and naked both. Blue ink. Gotta love that. The writing is a little bit like the setting itself. It’s like stepping foot into a warm hallway on a winter day when the cold outside feels more real than… Continue reading Between the Pages: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
… or how you’re either a vampire or a werewolf person unless the story is flat enough to undo the magic. Some people won’t believe it, but there was a time before Twilight. That was way back when vampire books and movies more often than not were horror stories and not love stories. The same… Continue reading Sparkling Fear…
The Heart Is An Arrow… …When you stomp around on it, it breaks. My expectations for the duology were equally high and low. I had my fair share of problems with the Grisha Trilogy and I’ve heard so often that Six of Crows is a lot better. I believed that but I also knew… Continue reading Between Pages: Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
When I first picked up a novel by Charlie Cochet I dived into it and considered it a guilty pleasure. I think it must have been with the end of book two of the THIRDS series or maybe with book three that it turned into something more. I love this series so much and ever… Continue reading Between Pages: The Soldati Prince by Charlie Cochet
Small Disclaimer that this review is not spoiler free. It’s A Feeling Of Freedom, Of Seeing The Light(summoner) I’m going to say it – I think I was too hard on the Grisha Trilogy. Because after reading Six of Crows I’m sitting here and I miss Alina and Genya and the Darkling. I… Continue reading Between Pages: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Despite all the flaws and despite all my personal problems with the Grisha Trilogy, I still know a good book when I see one….
Curse of the Middle Child – or – Why the Second Book Never Quite Works Trilogies are tricky. Not only do you have to deal with a reader who loved your first book enough to buy your second – probably with a whole bunch of ridiculously high expectations. You also have to set the… Continue reading Between Pages: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo