As many reviewers have pointed out before me, this book has a great premise, but a lot of that is wasted on the execution of it. The degree to which you think it’s wasted varies in most of my friends’ reviews, but there does seem to be a consensus that wasted premise is the main problem. It also falls into several YA cliché-traps that I really wish it hadn’t, and just goes far enough in pushing the boundaries of the genre for it to be […]
Book: Three Dark Crowns, Book 1 of Three Dark Crowns Series Medium: Book Dates Read: Jan 1-3, 2018 Overall Review (out of 5): 4 light-hearted fluff points out of 5 There isn’t a better way to start off a reading year than with some good old YA. At least that’s what I find, as it’s always best to progress to more serious reading material as the year goes on then start there. YA keeps you reading in the meantime. My 4/5 rating is not that this […]
This collection contains lots of great horror stories. They are written by some really awesome YA authors as well. Sorry, I’m tired, so I’m going to direct you to my blog for more information. You can read my full review here.
3.5 stars. I can’t fully bump this up to 4 stars despite the interesting premise and great ending. There’s too much set up here to really consider this one as having a full narrative arc. However, it’s a very promising start to a series and I’d really recommend it if you’re looking for darker young adult fantasy. Three Dark Crowns takes place in a world where every generation has a set up triplets born to the queen. These triplets are claimed by different factions and […]
This review contains minor spoilers for the book. Nothing big, but if you like to approach a book completely blank, you may want to skip this. Like his father before him, Cas Lowood travels around the country and lays restless and malevolent ghosts to rest. He and his Wiccan mother rarely stay in one place for too long, and Cas makes very sure not to get too attached to any of the locals, as he’s just going to pack up and leave as soon as […]