A Compilation of Short and Sweet Reviews for Mediocre Books

My reviews for Ashes, Ashes, Turtles all the Way Down, and The Best Kind of Magic!

Unplugged Review

Title: Unplugged Author: Donna Freitas Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, dystopian, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Humanity is split into the App World and the Real World—an extravagant virtual world for the wealthy and a dying physical world for the poor. Years ago, Skylar Cruz’s family sent her to the App World for a chance … Continue reading Unplugged Review

The Scorpion Rules Review

Title: The Scorpion Rules Author: Erin Bow Genre & Age Group: Fantasy, dystopian, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: The children of world leaders are held hostage in an attempt to keep the peace in this “slyly humorous, starkly thought-provoking” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) novel. Greta is a Duchess and a Crown Princess. She is also a … Continue reading The Scorpion Rules Review

5 to 1 Review

Title: 5 to 1 Author: Holly Bodger Genre & Age Group: Dystopian, science fiction, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: In the year 2054, after decades of gender selection, India now has a ratio of five boys for every girl, making women an incredibly valuable commodity. Tired of marrying off their daughters to the highest bidder … Continue reading 5 to 1 Review

Top Ten Thursday #45

Hi everyone!☺️ If you've been reading my blog for any amount of time, then you probably know that contemporary is my #1 favourite genre, no doubt. I mention a contemporary book or author in *almost* every one of my posts, haha! But today, I wanted to focus more on other genres I don't read as … Continue reading Top Ten Thursday #45

ARC Review: The Enemy Within

Title: The Enemy Within Author: Scott Burn Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, dystopian, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Max has always felt like an outsider. When the agonizing apocalyptic visions begin, he decides suicide is his only escape. He soon finds himself in an institution under the guidance of a therapist who sees something … Continue reading ARC Review: The Enemy Within

Disruption Review

Title: Disruption Author: Jessica Shirvington Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, dystopian, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: What if a microchip could identify your perfect match? What if it could be used against you and the ones you love? Eight years ago, Mercer Corporation’s M-Bands became mandatory. An evolution of the smartphone, the bracelets promised an … Continue reading Disruption Review

ARC Review: Carve the Mark

Title: Carve the Mark Author: Veronica Roth Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, dystopian, fantasy, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit from their currentgifts, Akos … Continue reading ARC Review: Carve the Mark

ARC Review: The Keeper of Portals

Title: The Keeper of Portals Author: V.S. Nelson Genre & Age Group: Fantasy, sci-fi, dystopian, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: ‘All I have to do is think, walk through a door and I come out another. There is nowhere I cannot get to, nor any lock that can deny my passage.’ The Keeper of Portals lifted … Continue reading ARC Review: The Keeper of Portals

Firstlife Review

Title: Firstlife Author: Gena Showalter Genre & Age Group: Dystopian, sci-fi, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: ONE CHOICE. TWO REALMS. NO SECOND CHANCE. Tenley “Ten” Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl…who has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Not her obsession with numbers, but her refusal to let her parents … Continue reading Firstlife Review