Genre: Paranormal

Book Review: Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

Posted January 18, 2012 // 10 Comments
Book Review: Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

Paranormal romance has never been my genre. I don’t care for vampires, werewolves, shape-shifters, ghosts, demons or mythological figures. However, I’ve decided that 2012 is the year I step out of my comfort zone, so I decided to give an angel book a try. Plus, Unearthly was a 99 cent ebook. Surprisingly, Unearthly was actually a very good book.The first thing that stood out to me was Hand’s writing; it […]

Book Review: Darker Still by Leanna Renee Hieber

Posted January 7, 2012 // 4 Comments
Book Review: Darker Still by Leanna Renee Hieber

The era was an immediate draw for me. I was excited to read anything set in the Empire City around this timeframe, and for the most part, I feel that Hieber did a good job of presenting the period and the social structure of the time. The “magic” aspect was fairly well done, too. The broad generalizations made me cringe at times, but for those not really aware, it would […]

Book Review: Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Posted January 2, 2012 // 7 Comments
Book Review: Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

First of all—the cover. I realize the cover has nothing to do with the actual book, but it’s a very nice cover, you must agree. Aside from the cover, the story itself was good. It wasn’t too predictable, like so many YA books happen to be. I wouldn’t say that I was kept on my toes, but I didn’t guess what was going to happen the second I finished the […]