Do I Have To? A reluctant reader’s guide to The Grisha Trilogy

With the excitement surrounding tomorrow's release of King of Scars, I've seen a number of people asking "Do I need to read The Grisha Trilogy first?" As a huge fan of Nikolai, my answer is yes, but the series is definitely not for everyone. So here's an abridged guide to the books.

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REVIEW: Moon of Crusted Snow

Ever since I was a kid I have loved learning about the different cultures of Indigenous people across Canada and as I've grown up, I've become more and more heartbroken by the hardships those who live on the rez have had to deal with. A few weeks ago I stumbled upon an interview with author... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Pillow Thoughts II

Thank you to NetGalley and Andrews McMeel Publishing for providing me with a free copy of this book. I have said it before and I will say it again, I have a difficult relationship with poetry. I was never really fond of it in school and often have a difficult time relating the words to what... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: When Katie Met Cassidy

Yet another Book of the Month Club suggestion, I got Camille Perri's When Katie Met Cassidy on my Kobo as some light-hearted reading that I felt I needed. Plus, when I read this towards the end of June, it was a great way to send off Pride Month. The story focuses on Katie as her social life is crumbling... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Chatterbox

I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review I going to start off this review like I usually do when it comes to collections like this: I'm honestly the worst person when it comes to analyzing poetry and that's why I don't often read it. However, I... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Ace of Shades

I received an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Considering the hype that surrounds this upcoming book, I was very excited to be approved for the ARC on NetGalley. Although it lost me here and there, I found it to be a fun story with interesting characters. The... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Saga Volume 1

Continuing once again with the graphic novel binge, I'm here today with Saga Volume 1! The Story Something of a Romeo & Juliet story between rivals in war, Alana and Marko are fugitives in love who only want to find a peaceful, safe life, for their new child. While running from their respective worlds the couple face bounty hunters,... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Star Wars: The Perfect Weapon

The Perfect Weapon is a short story set before Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens by Delilah S. Dawson regarding a mysterious mission given to the mercenary, Bazine Netal. It's a quick read at only 60 pages long, but is more or less enjoyable. There isn't much to say about this one to be quite honest. The Perfect Weapon is... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Wonderblood

I received an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Wonderblood is a unique novel of three interwoven narratives, full of magic, mystery, and violence. Written in gorgeous prose, Julia Whicker's debut novel is winding and strange and wonderful. Note that this book does contain some triggering content around a... Continue Reading →

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