Author: Bailey

  • Book Review: One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake

    Title: One Dark ThroneAuthor: Kendare BlakeSeries: Three Dark Crowns #2Published: 2017Publisher: HarperTeenPages: 464From: Barnes and NobleRating: 8/10 I am not even sure how to go about explaining how much I love the Three Dark Crowns book series. Kendare Blake continues to impress with this feminist take on royalty within a magical world separate from our […]

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  • Book Review: Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

    Title: Three Dark CrownsAuthor: Kendare BlakeSeries: Three Dark Crowns #1Published: 2016Publisher: HarperTeenPages: 403From: Barnes and NobleRating: 9/10 Have you ever just been entranced by something you’ve read? I truly believe this happened to me with the book, Three Dark Crowns, written by Kendare Blake. It was the first book I’ve ever read by this wonderful […]

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  • Book Review: The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli

    Title: The Last NamsaraAuthor: Kristen CiccarelliSeries: Iskari #1Published: 2017Publisher: HarperTeenPages: 416From: Barnes and NobleRating: 8/10 So I finished this really interesting debut novel, The Last Namsara, by Kristen Ciccarelli last night right before midnight, and wow. Wow. Wow. Wow. This book was really crazy and fun and lush and imaginative! Kristen Ciccarelli said she had […]

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  • Book Review: Beyond a Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake

    Title: Beyond A Darkened ShoreAuthor: Jessica LeakeSeries: NonePublished: 2018Publisher: HarperTeenPages: 435From: Barnes and NobleRating: 7/10 Jessica Leake is an author who really knows how to tell a story. Her debut novel, Beyond A Darkened Shore, was proof of that. This book, which follows Ciara from her homeland of a fantasy-inspired Ireland to the shores of […]

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  • Book Review: A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin

    Title: A Clash of KingsAuthor: George R.R. MartinSeries: A Song of Ice and Fire #2Published: 1998Publisher: BantamPages: 969From: Barnes and NobleRating: 8/10 It took me four years to finish the first novel in George R.R. Martin’s series A Song of Ice and Fire, called A Game of Thrones, but it took me far less time […]

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  • Book Review: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

    Title: Norse MythologyAuthor: Neil GaimanSeries: NonePublished: February 2017Publisher: W. W. Norton and CompanyPages: 299From: Christmas giftRating: 7/10 Alright. Here is a book that started out very different than what I was expecting, but ended on the most amazing note ever! Norse Mythology, a collection of short stories compiled by the legend Neil Gaiman, is essentially […]

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  • Book Review: The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

    Title: The Woman in the WindowAuthor: A.J. FinnSeries: NonePublished: January 2018Publisher: William MorrowPages: 429From: Wal-MartRating: 8/10 A book about a woman who locks herself in her home for an extended period of time, spies on her neighbors, and sees something she is unsure of? This sounded like my kind of book! I love narrators who […]

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  • Book Review: Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman

    Title: Something in the WaterAuthor: Catherine SteadmanSeries: NonePublished: June 2018Publisher: BallantinePages: 384From: Wal-MartRating: 6/10 I found this book, Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman, on Goodreads and it sounded oh so good. A possible mystery in Bora Bora?! Yes please! However. It is not really like that. And for that, I was let down […]

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  • Book Review: The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

    Title: The Death of Mrs. WestawayAuthor: Ruth WareSeries: NonePublished: May 2018Publisher: Gallery/Scout PressPages: 368From: Wal-MartRating: 9/10 The Death of Mrs. Westaway is not Ruth Ware’s first novel, but it is my favorite that the author has written so far. The book, about a young woman who receives a letter claiming she has an inheritance waiting […]

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  • Book Review: Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller

    Title: Warrior of the WildAuthor: Tricia LevensellerSeries: NonePublished: February 2019Publisher: Feiwel FriendsPages: 352From: Barnes and NobleRating: 9/10 I started the Tricia Levenseller book Warrior of the Wild on a whim because I sometimes get book ADHD, and I needed a bit of a break from one of my longer novels I’ve been working on. But, […]

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