Book Reviews, Fantasy, Five Stars, Series, Supernatural, Vampires and Other Creatures, Young Adult

Midnight Sun (Twilight, #5)

Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer

Published by Little, Brown on August 4, 2020

Genres: Fiction, Young Adult, Paranormal

Pages: 658

My life was an unending, unchanging midnight. It must, by necessity, always be midnight for me. So how was it possible that the sun was rising now, in the middle of my midnight?

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Where’s the GIF of Sirius Black from Harry Potter when you need it? Twelve years I’ve waited for this and I’m not going to lie to you, I didn’t think I’d ever see the day. I waited so long to march into that bookstore and pick up my copy of Midnight Sun. Back when it was just a draft and 200 pages long, I contemplated printing it and making my own copy to complete the series, but I never did and at last I have a beautiful hardcover copy.

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Blood Instincts (Blood at First Sight, #2)

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Published by Solstice Shadows Publishing on May 30, 2018

Genres: Paranormal, Romance

Pages: 400

Her neck tingled and when she turned to look, she could almost sense a presence in the shadows.

 

Set in a future world, not too distant from our own, Blood Instincts is the sequel that will continue to give you chills, pushing you further on into the book.

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Book Reviews, Fantasy, Five Stars, new adult, Series, Vampires and Other Creatures

A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3)

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Published by Bloomsbury on May 2, 2017

Genres: Fantasy, New Adult, Romance

Pages: 700

 

“When you erupt, girl, make sure it is felt across worlds.”

 

 

As this is the final installment of the A Court of Thorns and Roses trilogy, my non-spoilers section is going to be very short and sweet. Continue reading “A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3)”

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A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2)

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A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

Published by Bloomsbury Children’s on May 3, 2016

Genres: Fantasy, New Adult, Romance

Pages: 626

 

“When you spend so long trapped in darkness, Lucien, you find that the darkness begins to stare back.”

 

WOWOWOOW. I know I start a lot of my reviews with the same few phrases. Truth be told, when I really love the book I’m left speechless and with only a few words to portray accurately online how I feel without just screaming. Continue reading “A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2)”

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A Court of Thorns and Roses, (ACOTAR, #1)

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A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Published by Bloomsbury Children’s on May 5, 2015

Genres: Fantasy, Retelling, Romance, New Adult

Pages: 419

 

“Be glad of your human heart, Feyre. Pity those who don’t feel anything at all.”

 

I picked A Court of Thorns and Roses up because I had heard so. much. talk about it. Continue reading “A Court of Thorns and Roses, (ACOTAR, #1)”

Book Reviews, Four Stars, Series, Supernatural, Vampires and Other Creatures

Shifter Clans Series Complete Box Set Review

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Shifter Clans Series by Tiffany Shand

Published on July 12, 2017

Genres: Paranormal, Adult

Pages: 300

Her eyes flashed as she felt power rise up from deep inside her. Not the power of her wolf – something she wasn’t supposed to use – magic.

I have been wanting to get back into the paranormal genre for years. Continue reading “Shifter Clans Series Complete Box Set Review”

Book Reviews, Four Stars, Series, Supernatural, Vampires and Other Creatures, Young Adult

Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined (Twilight, #1.75)

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Life and Death by Stephenie Meyer

Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on October 6, 2015

Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult, Romance

Pages: 752 (Twilight + Life and Death)

It won’t be that bad, I lied to myself. Seriously, though, this wasn’t a life and death situation—it was just high school. It’s not like anyone was going to bite me.

 

Okay, let me preface this by saying Twilight will always hold a special place in my heart. I am never going to be one of those people who hates on Twilight. I might hate on the first movie, but never the books. Continue reading “Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined (Twilight, #1.75)”

Book Reviews, new adult, Supernatural, Two Stars, Vampires and Other Creatures

Improbables

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Improbables by Jonathan Charles Bruce

Published by Booktrope Editions on January 29, 2016

Genres: New Adult, Fantasy

Pages: 336

 

The wolf, facing her, was lost in a black haze save for its yellow eyes and dark-grey muzzle. The haze itself towered upward but ultimately swept behind a body. A human body.

 

This book is the first book in a really long time that I’ve read that took an original spin on vampires, werewolves, and anything else supernatural. Continue reading “Improbables”

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City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6)

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City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books on May 27, 2014

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult, Paranormal

Pages: 725

“Temper us in fire, and we grow stronger. When we suffer, we survive.”

 

WOW.

Just. WOW. Continue reading “City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6)”

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City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments, #5)

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City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare

Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books on May 8, 2012

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult, Paranormal

Pages: 534

“I don’t care,” Clary said. “He’d do it for me. Tell me he wouldn’t. If I were missing-”
“He’d burn the whole world down till he could dig you out of the ashes. I know,” Alec said.

 

So I did something that I should have done two and a half years ago when I started this series. I finally read/finished City of Lost Souls. Continue reading “City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments, #5)”