Category: Reviews

Review: The Betrayed by Kiera Cass

Posted January 26, 2022 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: The Betrayed by Kiera Cass

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The Betrayed by Kiera Cass Series: The Betrothed #2 Published by HarperTeen on June 29, 2021 Genres: Fiction, Romance, Young Adult Pages: 304 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Kiera Cass brings another sparkling romance to a stunning conclusion in this sequel to the instant #1 New York Times bestseller The Betrothed. Can you follow your heart when it’s already broken? After fleeing Coroa and leaving the memory of her beloved Silas behind, Hollis is unsteadily adjusting to life in Isolte. The Eastoffe family’s affection is a balm on her weary spirit, though Etan, a surly cousin with a deep distaste for Coroans, threatens to upset the uneasy peace she’s found. While tensions at home ratchet up, disquiet in the kingdom of Isolte is reaching a fever pitch. The Eastoffes may have the power to unseat a tyrannical king—but only with Hollis’s help. Can a girl who’s lost it all […]

Review: This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron

Posted January 23, 2022 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron Series: The Poison Heart #1 Published by Bloomsbury YA on June 29, 2021 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary, Fantasy, Retelling, Young Adult Pages: 384 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Darkness blooms in bestselling author Kalynn Bayron’s new contemporary fantasy about a girl with a unique and deadly power. Briseis has a gift: she can grow plants from tiny seeds to rich blooms with a single touch. When Briseis’s aunt dies and wills her a dilapidated estate in rural New York, Bri and her parents decide to leave Brooklyn behind for the summer. Hopefully there, surrounded by plants and flowers, Bri will finally learn to control her gift. But their new home is sinister in ways they could never have imagined–it comes with a specific set of instructions, an old-school apothecary, and a walled garden filled with the deadliest botanicals in the world that can only […]

Review: Illusionary by Zoraida Córdova

Posted January 19, 2022 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Illusionary by Zoraida Córdova

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Illusionary by Zoraida Córdova Series: Hollow Crown #2 Published by Hodder & Stoughton on May 11, 2021 Genres: Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult Pages: 368 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads For years, she was wielded as a weapon. Now it’s her time to fight back. Reeling from betrayal at the hands of the Whispers, Renata Convida is a girl on the run. With few options and fewer allies, she’s reluctantly joined forces with none other than Prince Castian, her most infuriating and intriguing enemy. They’re united by a lofty goal: find the fabled Knife of Memory, kill the ruthless King Fernando, and bring peace to the nation. Together, Ren and Castian have a chance to save everything, if only they can set aside their complex and intense feelings for each other. With the king’s forces on their heels at every turn, their quest across Puerto Leones and beyond leaves […]

Review: The Family You Make by Jill Shalvis

Posted January 16, 2022 by Charlotte in Blog Tour, Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: The Family You Make by Jill Shalvis

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The Family You Make by Jill Shalvis Series: Sunrise Cove #1 Published by HarperLuxe on January 11, 2022 Genres: Fiction, Chick-lit, Contemporary, Romance Pages: 464 Format: E-Arc Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads “Fall in love with Jill Shalvis! She’s my go-to read for humor and heart.”– Susan Mallery, New York Times bestselling author Beloved New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis begins a new series–Sunrise Cove–set near beautiful Lake Tahoe, with a heartwarming story of found family and love. During the snowstorm of the century Levi Cutler is stranded on a ski lift with a beautiful stranger named Jane. After strong winds hurl the gondola in front of them into the ground, Levi calls his parents to prepare them for the worst…but can’t bring himself to say goodbye. Instead, wanting to fulfill his mother’s lifelong wish, he impulsively tells her he’s happily settled and Jane is his girlfriend–right before his phone […]

Review: These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

Posted January 12, 2022 by Charlotte in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

I received this book for free from Fairyloot, Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong Series: These Violent Delights #1 Published by Hodder & Stoughton on November 17, 2020 Genres: Fiction, Fantasy, Historical, Mystery, Retelling, Romance, Young Adult Pages: 464 Format: E-Arc, Hardback Source: Fairyloot, Netgalley Buy on Amazon Goodreads Tricia Lin at Simon Pulse has acquired, at auction, Chloe Gong’s debut YA fantasy These Violent Delights, pitched as a Romeo and Juliet retelling by way of The Godfather. A monster has awakened in 1920s Shanghai, killing off citizens and stirring trouble between two feuding gangs. The rival heirs, Roma Montagov and Juliette Cai, must work together before the monster destroys all they hold dear, even while the Chinese Civil War breaks out around them. Publication is planned for fall 2020; Laura Crockett at TriadaUS Literary Agency did the two-book deal for North American rights. These Violent Delights is a book that I read over a year ago and have […]