ARC Review: The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Genre: Adult Mystery Pages: 384 Pacing: Normal Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published:  August 6th, 2019       When she stumbles across the ad, she’s looking for something else completely. But it seems like too good an opportunity to miss—a live-in nannying post, with a staggeringly generous salary. And when Rowan Caine… Continue reading ARC Review: The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

RANT REVIEW: The Cabin by Natasha Preston

My rating: 1 out of 5 stars Genre: YA - Thriller/Suspense Pages: 327 Pacing: Normal to Fast Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Published: September 6th 2016   TRIGGER WARNINGS: Slut Shaming (mostly unchallenged), Sexism (unchallenged), Sexual Assault (Not only unchallenged but is never called rape).   There may only be one killer, but no one is innocent.… Continue reading RANT REVIEW: The Cabin by Natasha Preston

ARC Review: The Raven’s Tale by Cat Winters

My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Genre: Historical Fiction/Paranomal Pages: 368 Pacing: Normal Publisher: Amulet Books Published: April 19th, 2019     Trigger Warnings: Parental abuse, alcohol abuse, depression, poverty.   Seventeen-year-old Edgar Poe counts down the days until he can escape his foster family—the wealthy Allans of Richmond, Virginia. He hungers for his upcoming life as a student… Continue reading ARC Review: The Raven’s Tale by Cat Winters

ARC Review: Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan

My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Genre: Fantasy Pages: 400 Pacing: Normal to Fast Paced Publisher:  Wednesday Books Published: April 2nd, 2019   Trigger warnings: Self Harm (Blood mages must cut to draw their power), war themes, graphic violence and gore.          A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself.… Continue reading ARC Review: Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan

ARC Review: Castle of Lies by Kiersi Burkhart

My rating: 1 1/2 out of 5 stars Genre: YA Fantasy Pages: 352 Pacing: Slow Publisher: Carolrhoda Published: May 7th, 2019 Content Warning: incest (cousins), abuse, violence/gore     Thelia isn't in line to inherit the crown, but she's been raised to take power however she can. She's been friends with Princess Corene her whole… Continue reading ARC Review: Castle of Lies by Kiersi Burkhart

ARC Review: Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller

My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Genre: YA Fantasy Pages: 336 Pacing: Faster Pacing Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Published: February 26th 2019 Trigger Warnings: Violence, Monster Gore, Abandonment, Parental Abuse/Neglect, Bullying     How do you kill a god? As her father's chosen heir, eighteen-year-old Rasmira has trained her whole life to become a warrior and lead her village. But… Continue reading ARC Review: Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller

ARC Review: Spectacle by Jodie Lynn Zdrok

  My rating: 3 out of 5 stars Genre: YA Historical Fiction/ with some Paranormal aspects Pages: 368 Pacing: Slow to Normal Pacing Publisher: Tor Teen Published: February 12th, 2019   Trigger Warnings: Violence against women, Graphic details about the violence/murders, and the public viewing dead bodies at a sort of side show exhibit.   A YA murder mystery in which… Continue reading ARC Review: Spectacle by Jodie Lynn Zdrok