I was finally bullied (haha, irony intended) into reading beyond the first Zodiac Academy book. Time to dismantle the disclaimer and gleefully tell you why I dislike the series so much.
So, I've finally gotten around to reading more books from tiktok and as we know it's always hit or miss. However, these were all a hit!
No one is talking about the way this novel is carried by its villain. Armentrout's tendency towards repetition is the Achilles heel of the fourth installment of the From Blood and Ash series, taking away from the magic of a fully built-up fantasy world nearing its climax. A contentious scene didn't seem all that important.
Anything for you, Rhysand. A guest reviewer was unimpressed with the newest installment of Sarah J. Maas' Crescent City series.
In this post, I'll review the delightful first installation of Crescent City and then suggest a (hopefully) helpful structure for talking about Sarah J. Maas amid a very prickly public discourse.
In my new series, I let you know if the trashy romance novel is GOOD trash or BAD trash. And look. I liked KILLER BEAUTY a lot.
This post is brought to you by the fact that I finally got Kindle unlimited. All covers are linked to the amazon page. I will be using affiliate links so please use them if you can because I spend way too much time on this blog rather than my actual job. Gilded Cage by Nicole … Continue reading Books Tiktok Made me Read: Part 1…
So much of fun writing is just getting rid of shame. That’s what Armentrout does with this series—making liberal use of vampires, werewolves, sex, allies to enemies to lovers, gods, mates, and more create a potent, fun, guilty-pleasure mix. The writing itself is not good. The pacing can get bogged down in over-indulgent, tedious internal … Continue reading From Blood and Ash | Series Review