Book Reviews

Book Review: Tompkin’s School: For The Extraordinarily Talented (Tompkin’s School, Book 1) by Tabi Slick

 

Tompkin's School: For The Extraordinarily Talented (Tompkin's School Trilogy Book 1)

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Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal, Fantasy

My Rating: 4 stars

I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

Tompkin’s School: For The Extraordinarily Talented by Tabi Slick is a thrilling YA paranormal book. It follows the story of Izara Torvik when she moves to a boarding school in Oklahoma with her twin brother Kain. They soon discover that there is something sinister about the school and find something weird happening to them in the midst of it.

The book starts a bit slow but soon becomes very intriguing and mysterious. The writing is simple and good. I liked that the book was organized and well paced. (more…)

Book Review: Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

Amy & Roger's Epic Detour

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Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary

My Rating: 4.5 stars

Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour is a heartwarming YA, stand-alone book by Morgan Matson. Amy is dealing with her father’s death and Roger has problems of his own. The book follows them on a road trip to Connecticut.

This is the first time I read a road-trip book and it was this aspect that drew me to this it. (more…)

Book Review: Kings or Pawns (Steps of Power: The Kings, Book I) by J.J Sherwood

Kings or Pawns (Steps of Power #1; The Kings #1)

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Genre: Adult High Fantasy

My Rating : 5 stars

I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

You know that wonderful feeling when you’ve found an amazing new series and you just know that you’re gonna spend a lot of time reading and thinking about it?

That’s what I’m feeling right now. (more…)

Review: The Portrait of a Lady by Khushwant Singh

The Portrait of a Lady

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Khushwant Singh is one of the most acclaimed writers of Indian literature. I have been meaning to read his works for a while and finally got the opportunity when I had to read his short story, The Portrait of a Lady for school. It is actually part of a collection of stories by the same name. However, I only read this story and I’m going to talk about it only. (more…)

Book Review: The Code Of Manavas: Beyond The Realm by Arpit Bakshi

The Code Of Manavas: Beyond The Realm

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Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Indian Mythology

My Rating: 3.75 stars

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“When the sole purpose of existence becomes existence itself, does it not defy the very purpose of higher living?”

The Code Of Manavas: Beyond The Realm by Arpit Bakshi is a Science-Fiction, post-apocalyptic book set in the  year 2050. It is an amazing mix of Indian mythology and futuristic technology. The book follows (more…)

Book Review: Until Friday Night by Abbi Glines

Until Friday Night (The Field Party, #1)

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary

My Rating: 3.5 stars

Until Friday Night is a YA contemporary romance novel by one of the most popular authors of this genre- Abbi Glines. (more…)

Book Review: Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging (Confessions of Georgia Nicolson: Book 1) by Louise Rennison

Genre: Young Adult, Humor, Teen Fiction

My Rating: 4 stars

The Confessions of Georgia Nicolson series follows the miserable and wonderful life of a young teenage girl. It contains (more…)

Book Review: Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra and Clare Sarah Rees Brennan

Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy, #1)

 

Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult

My Rating: 3 stars

 

Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy is a companion series of novellas to The Mortal Instruments . It follows Simon as he trains to become a shadowhunter. This short story  includes his arrival in the Academy  and the first days of his training. (more…)

Book Review: The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen

 

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Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary

My Rating: 4 stars

“It’s all in the view. That’s what I mean about forever, too. For any one of us our forever could end in an hour, or a hundred years from now. You never know for sure, so you’d better make every second count.”

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