Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo *Alexa’s Review*

After really loving the second book in this series I needed to know how it would all end. I have to say I feel this book suffers a little at times because we are on another fantasy journey and this one feels slower in pacing. Most of the time a final book in a series will be pretty fast because of all the things that […]

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo *Alexa’s Review*

After really enjoying my reread of the first book, Shadow and Bone, I could not wait to dive right into this one. I do have to say that this story starts off slower because this is more of a journey book. There are long passages where Alina is just traveling. This is usually a book that I would not like that much because of these […]

Cinder by Marissa Meyer *Stephanie’s Review*

Cinder by Marissa Meyer is another long overdue book that I was prompted to read for COYER. (This one was purchased over 6 years ago!) I get nervous about books that receive a lot of hype. What if I’m the one who doesn’t like it? I’ve never been good at being an island unto my own. I don’t know why I was nervous. I loved […]

Beastly by Alex Flinn *Stephanie’s Review*

Beastly by Alex Flinn is a fairy tale retelling of (you’ve probably guessed it) Beauty and the Beast. I bought it quite awhile ago (eek! It’s been 5 1/2 years!) and thanks to COYER I thought it was time for me to read it. Alex Flinn sticks pretty close to the traditional tale. Kyle Kingsbury plays the role of Beast and Lindy fills the role […]