Review: Alienated by Melissa Landers

2 stars So after reading Starflight, I rushed off to pick up Landers’s first book. Reviews said it wasn’t as good as Starflight, but I decided to give it a chance anyway. It was DUMB, y’all. Teenage drama galore. It was as if the whole book was written either in Valley Girl voice or Robotic Vulcan voice. […]

Review: Starflight by Melissa Landers

5 stars Please don’t assume the 5 stars mean this is a deep or world-changing book. It’s totally not. It’s basically an enemies-to-lovers story between two teenagers who end up on the run from the authorities, joining up with a ragtag band of outlaws that felt very much like the crew of Serenity, and then […]

Review: Followed by Frost by Charlie Holmberg

3 stars An annoyingly selfish rich young woman is cursed by a wizard after she rejects his advances (which irritated me because she had every right to) in a particularly selfish and cruel way (which, okay, she could have done it in a much more considerate manner). He curses her that she will be as […]

Review: Doll Bones by Holly Black

3 stars Three kids, who love roleplaying and acting out stories with action figures, have a bit of a falling out. One of the girls in the group claims this creepy antique doll her mom keeps in a cabinet has spoken to her, begging her to bury her in the cemetery a few towns away. […]

Review: Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

3 stars After reading The One and Only Ivan and reading glowing reviews of this one, I couldn’t wait for the hold to come in. But I just didn’t like it very much, though there were things about it I really liked. The story was told from the perspective of an old tree that people hang wishes […]