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War Storm – Victoria Aveyard

★ Wow. This one was bad.  It's the kind of bad that makes you set down the book and stare off into the middle distance, and reevaluate the life choices that brought this book into your world. In an effort to channel my undoubtedly unorganized and enraged rant, I will limit my review to the Premise, Mare, the World… Continue reading War Storm – Victoria Aveyard

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Crazy Rich Asians – Kevin Kwan

★★★★ ½ Perfection comes at a sacrifice Nick Young (yes, THAT Nick Young) invites Rachel Chu, his longtime girlfriend, to spend the summer in Singapore and attend a wedding of an old friend. Seems pretty simple, right? WRONG!  Nick just so happens to be heir to an obscenely large fortune- the kind of rich that are so rich that they don't… Continue reading Crazy Rich Asians – Kevin Kwan

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The True Queen – Zen Cho

★★ ½ She drew in a terrified breath, but before she could scream, she was plunged into darkness. She drew in a terrified breath, but before she could scream, she was plunged into darkness.Muna, and her sister Sakti, awake on a beach in Janda Baik, an isolated island steeped in magic. While they cannot remember a… Continue reading The True Queen – Zen Cho

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George RR Martin – A Game of Thrones

★★★★★ Okay - I am SO incredibly late to this party but hey, I made it! And the hype was real! Winter is coming. Lord Eddard "Ned" Stark lives with his family in a world where the seasons are thrown completely off - summers last decades, and winters are equally long.  His five children, plus his bastard son (Jon… Continue reading George RR Martin – A Game of Thrones

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King’s Cage – Victoria Aveyard

★ A Smarter girl would turn and run To be fair...the author tried to warn me. To keep this review from getting as long (and as bloated) as the book, I will focus on the three worst aspects - the prison, the characters and the sexay scenes. Mare's Prison or should I say, my vacation? The entire book consists… Continue reading King’s Cage – Victoria Aveyard

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Sorcerer to the Crown – Zen Cho

★★ It's never a good sign when it takes well over 150 pgs to get the story started....really...truly not. This book dragged. Nothing really worked for me. Nothing. If I could get that time back, I would. I want it back so much. THE PREMISE - aka not a bad start  The British elite conquest consist of magicians (called… Continue reading Sorcerer to the Crown – Zen Cho