3.5 out of 5 stars If you think these books are about heists, you're wrong. When you know these books are about giant magical cats, you'll find they're pretty good. Goodsreads.com: Daughter of Dusk, by Livia Blackburne (Midnight Thief #2) I gave the first book 3 out of 5 stars, because if I'd known it … Continue reading Review: Daughter of Dusk
4.25 out of 5 stars Some writers pull a full-formed, wildly imaginative world out of thin air. In the case of Strange the Dreamer, that's where it stays - and where it belongs. Goodreads.com: Strange the Dreamer, by Laini Taylor (Strange the Dreamer #1) Lazlo is a nobody from nowhere - and so begins every … Continue reading Review: Strange the Dreamer
4 out of 5 stars Spare and brutal, yet unquestionably beautiful, this is the most realistic post-apocalyptic book I've ever read. Goodreads.com: Not a Drop to Drink, by Mindy McGinnis (Not a Drop to Drink #1) (It reminded me a lot of The 100, my current, brilliant TV obsession. Good on this person for thinking … Continue reading Review: Not a Drop to Drink
4.5 out of 5 stars Beautifully written and wrought with tension, The Rose in the Dagger is a gorgeous finale to a series that knows exactly when to end. Goodreads.com: The Rose and the Dagger, by Renee Ahdieh (The Wrath and the Dawn #2) Listen, not every series has to be three books. Some could … Continue reading Review: The Rose and the Dagger
3 out of 5 stars “Star-crossed time travelers solving art clues to pursue an artifact of great power around the globe and across history” sounds far more gripping than Passenger turned out to be. Goodreads.com: Passenger, by Alexandra Bracken (Passenger #1) This is partially my fault. Instead of powering through to keep myself in the … Continue reading Review: Passenger
3 out of 5 stars If a book starts off being about heists and clever crimes, it should keep being about those things. Goodreads.com: Midnight Thief, by Livia Blackburne (Midnight Thief #1) From the get go, Midnight Thief had a lot of promise. Ragamuffin teenager Kyra is scaling, sneaking, and stealing. She’s got skills like … Continue reading Review: Midnight Thief
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