The Crown’s Game

Posted August 18, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Reviews / 9 Comments
The Crown’s Game

  The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye Rating: 3.5/5 stars Published: May 12, 2016 Pages: 399 Genre: YA Historical Fiction, Fantasy Series: First in a duology Summary from Goodreads:Vika Andreyeva can summon the snow and turn ash into gold. Nikolai Karimov can see through walls and conjure bridges out of thin air. They are enchanters—the only […]

Top Ten Books Set in Europe

Posted August 16, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Top Ten Tuesday / 18 Comments
Top Ten Books Set in Europe

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme/feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books Set in X Location. So, I decided to go with my top ten books set in Europe. I’ve never been to Europe, but I’ve always wanted to. Naturally, I love reading books that are […]

This Savage Song

Posted August 15, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Dystopian, Fantasy, Reviews / 6 Comments
This Savage Song

This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab Rating: four out of five stars Published: July 5, 2016 Pages: 427 Summary from Goodreads: There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes […]

Bookish Pet Peeves

Posted August 13, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Lists / 4 Comments
Bookish Pet Peeves

There are so many things in YA that really bother me, yet the things I love definitely outrank the things I hate. We all have those things that we hate though, and yet they always seem to be popping up. No matter how much I try to avoid them, I just can’t! So today, I […]

The Wrath and the Dawn

Posted August 11, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Reviews / 6 Comments
The Wrath and the Dawn

The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh Rating: five out of five stars Published: May 12, 2015 Pages: 388 Summary from Goodreads: 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 […]

Historical Fiction Recommendations

Posted August 7, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Lists / 4 Comments
Historical Fiction Recommendations

I love historical fiction books, but they aren’t nearly as common as other genres. The revolutionary war is my favorite history era, but we sadly enough don’t have many books set during that century even! I wish I read more historical fiction books than I do (and more classics), though it can be hard to […]

Shiny Broken Pieces

Posted August 4, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Contemporary, Reviews / 4 Comments
Shiny Broken Pieces

Shiny Broken Pieces by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton Rating: five out of five stars Published: July 12, 2016 Pages: 384 Summary from Goodreads: June, Bette, and Gigi have given their all to dance at Manhattan’s most elite ballet school. Now they are competing one final time for a spot at the prestigious American Ballet Company. With the stakes higher than […]

July Wrap Up and Haul

Posted July 31, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Hauls & Wrap-Ups / 0 Comments
July Wrap Up and Haul

July was a pretty good reading month for me, I’ve had better this year, but I’m still feeling pretty good about it. I read eight books, and two of those eight were rereads. This month I just didn’t have much time to read because we’ve had a ton of guests over at our house. I’m […]