Mini YA Book Reviews

My book reviews are usually a bit longer than this, and I’ve never done more than one at once before. This means I don’t go as into depth for any of the books, but I give you my most important thoughts for each. If you have any questions about the books here or want to start a discussion, I can go more into depth in the comments. Continue reading “Mini YA Book Reviews”

Red Queen

No Spoilers.

red_queen_book_coverI’ve been following Victoria Aveyard on Twitter for a while now. While I’ve found her book blurb intriguing enough, I was never in any rush to read it. It sounded unoriginal to me. A world where some people have silver blood and superpowers, and the rest are just plain, red-blooded humans who are seen and treated as inferior. But then there’s a girl who’s red-blooded and has superpowers and everyone goes crazy from the confusion. Continue reading “Red Queen”

A Fierce and Subtle Poison

Mild Spoilers at the end. I'll let you know.
poison
I’m pretty sure every plant on this piece of art is poisonous, maybe even deadly. Bold colours to catch your eye and still easy to read. Cover by Allison Colpoys.

A Fierce and Subtle Poison, I am happy to say, is as good a book as it’s cover. I took a chance on this one, having never heard of it before. The cover told me the bare minimum about the book, but the first sentence of chapter 1 told me everything else I’d need to know: Continue reading “A Fierce and Subtle Poison”

Three Dark Crowns

Spoiler-free.

the-dark-crowns-book-coverThree Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake came out three weeks ago, so if you’ve never heard of it, just give it time. I’d never heard of it before picking it up in the bookstore to study its cover. It’s black matte, and the art is incredible, easy to study for a while without getting bored. Continue reading “Three Dark Crowns”