Tag: Romance


The Wrath and the Dawn

Quick Review: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

One Life to One Dawn. In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a new bride only to have a silk cord wrapped around her throat come morning. When sixteen-year-old Shahrzad’s dearest friend falls victim to Khalid, Shahrzad vows vengeance and volunteers to be his next bride. Shahrzad is determined not only to stay alive, but to end the caliph’s reign of terror once and for all. Night...


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Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

At only 18 years old, Celaena Sardothien has managed to earn the title of Adarlan’s most notorious assassin. For the past year however, Celaena has been enslaved in the Salt Mines of Endovier, forced to do hard labor with no chance of release. That is until the Crown Prince shows up and offers her a chance for freedom. All she has to do is compete as the Crown Prince’s champion in a competition to become the assassin to the king. If she wins, she serves the king for four...


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Review: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

Review: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court—but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin’s people. Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court. As Feyre navigates its dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms—and she might be key to stopping it. But only if she can harness her harrowing gifts, heal...


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Review: The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater

Review: The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater

Nothing living is safe. Nothing dead is to be trusted. For years, Gansey has been on a quest to find a lost king. One by one, he’s drawn others into this quest: Ronan, who steals from dreams; Adam, whose life is no longer his own; Noah, whose life is no longer a lie; and Blue, who loves Gansey… and is certain she is destined to kill him. Now the endgame has begun. Dreams and nightmares are converging. Love and loss are inseparable. And the quest refuses to be pinned...


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Review: Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater

Review: Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater

Things have gotten interesting for Blue Sargent, to say the least. Life with the raven boys has never been dull, but lately things are getting rough. Maura is missing, three sleepers are sleeping and it is imperative that they don’t wake the third, and revenge makes it’s way into town, putting everyone near it’s grasp in danger. As Blue and the boys delve further into their quest, questions are answered, lives are lost, and sleepers are awakened… Rating:   Genre: YA Fantasy POV: Third person Read this if you...


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Review: The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

Review: The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

Ronan Lynch, has a secret. He can steal things from his dreams. It’s a power that he’s just beginning to understand, but his time to do so is limited. There are people out there who are searching for those with this precise gift and they aren’t playing nice. On top of Ronan’s journey to explore his potential, the raven boys, along with Blue, are still searching for the illusive Glendower. They know the path to the long lost King has always been tied to the ley line and Cabeswater....


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Review: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

Review: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

As the daughter of a psychic, Blue Sargent doesn’t have a problem believing in the occult. Every year, on St. Mark’s Eve, Blue accompanies her mother to an abandoned churchyard so she can identify spirits that appear. As Blue is merely an amplifier of psychic ability and not one herself, she doesn’t typically see the spirits. That is until this year, when she sees the spirit of a boy named Gansey. Ever since she was little she has been warned that if she were to kiss her true love,...


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Review: Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

Review: Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

Emma Carstairs is a Shadowhunter. Fighting alongside her parabatai, Julian Blackthorn, she protects mortals from the demons they cannot see. It is also her duty to help uphold the Accords, which after the Dark War, no longer include fairies. The Cold Peace, their punishment for aiding Sebastian Morgenstern, means that Shadowhunters are forbidden from helping fairies and the fairies are forbidden from contacting Shadowhunters. When dead bodies, human and fairy alike, start turning up with markings like those of Emma’s deceased parents, Emma feels she is finally close to...


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Review: The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

Review: The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

For most teenagers, the end of high school is an exciting time that marks the chance at a fresh start. Not for Dill. He can’t help but to feel like it’s the beginning of the end of everything good. His whole life he has lived in the shadow of his father who is known as a snake wielding, Pentecostal minister, with a reputation that is far from noble. The kids at school use this as fuel to bully Dill and at home he’s left to face the consequences of...


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Review: The Love That Split the World by Emily Henry

Review: The Love That Split the World by Emily Henry

Natalie Cleary is months away from starting college and leaving her town behind to start a new adventure. All is seemly going well until the friendly apparition who visited her at night throughout her youth, pops in for a visit the night before her final day of high school. “Grandmother,” as Nat affectionately calls her, has a message: you have three months to save him. Naturally, the cryptic yet frightening message leaves Natalie alarmed. Who is the “he” Grandmother is referring to? Her Dad? Brother? Then, the next night,...


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