{ARC} Review: The Sound of Stars by Alechia Dow

The Sound of Stars Alechia Dow Can a girl who risks her life for books and an alien who loves forbidden pop music work together to save humanity? Two years ago, a misunderstanding between the leaders of Earth and the invading Ilori resulted in the deaths of one-third of the world’s population. Seventeen-year-old Janelle “Ellie”… Continue reading {ARC} Review: The Sound of Stars by Alechia Dow

{DNF&Y #7}: The Supervillain and Me by Danielle Banas || Effort is a necessary thing

The Supervillain and Me Kristin Danielle Banas In Abby Hamilton’s world, superheroes do more than just stop crime and save cats stuck in trees—they also drink milk straight from the carton and hog the television remote. Abby’s older brother moonlights as the famous Red Comet, but without powers of her own, following in his footsteps… Continue reading {DNF&Y #7}: The Supervillain and Me by Danielle Banas || Effort is a necessary thing

{DNF&Y #6}: From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon || When you ask for fluff and get denied

From Twinkle, With Love Sandhya Menon Aspiring filmmaker and wallflower Twinkle Mehra has stories she wants to tell and universes she wants to explore, if only the world would listen. So when fellow film geek Sahil Roy approaches her to direct a movie for the upcoming Summer Festival, Twinkle is all over it. The chance… Continue reading {DNF&Y #6}: From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon || When you ask for fluff and get denied

{DNF&Y #5}: Alex As Well by Alyssa Brugman || The longer I sat on this, the more irritated I became

Alex As Well Alyssa Brugman What do you do when everybody says you’re someone you’re not? Alex wants change. Massive change. More radical than you could imagine.  Her mother is not happy, in fact she’s imploding. Her dad walked out. Alex has turned vegetarian, ditched one school, enrolled in another, thrown out her clothes. And… Continue reading {DNF&Y #5}: Alex As Well by Alyssa Brugman || The longer I sat on this, the more irritated I became

{DNF&Y #4}: Tiffany Sly Live Here Now by Dana L. Davis || This conjured a surprising reaction out of me

Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now Dana L. Davis I’ve got seven days to come clean to my new dad. Seven days to tell the truth… For sixteen-year-old Tiffany Sly, life hasn’t been safe or normal for a while. Losing her mom to cancer has her a little bit traumatized and now she has to leave… Continue reading {DNF&Y #4}: Tiffany Sly Live Here Now by Dana L. Davis || This conjured a surprising reaction out of me

{DNF&Y #3}: Ash Princess by Laura Sebastion || It’s been a while since I’ve been this frustrated

Ash Princess Ash Princess #1 Laura Sebastion Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Queen of Flame and Fury, was murdered before her eyes. Ten years later, Theo has learned to survive under the relentless abuse of the Kaiser and his court as the ridiculed “Ash Princess.” Pretending to be… Continue reading {DNF&Y #3}: Ash Princess by Laura Sebastion || It’s been a while since I’ve been this frustrated

Reasons I Rate DNFed Books

This whole post was thought up because I was contemplating DNFing an e-ARC from Edelweiss (and ultimately did... you know which one I'm talking about) though for this post, I'll focus on Netgalley. You know how on Netgalley you have to send the publisher a note or something when you finish the book? I still… Continue reading Reasons I Rate DNFed Books

{DNF&Y #2}: The Final Six by Alexandra Monir || My boredom won this round

The Final Six  The Final Six #1 Alexandra Monir When Leo, an Italian championship swimmer, and Naomi, a science genius from California, are two of the twenty-four teens drafted into the International Space Training Camp, their lives are forever altered. After erratic climate change has made Earth a dangerous place to live, the fate of… Continue reading {DNF&Y #2}: The Final Six by Alexandra Monir || My boredom won this round

{DNF&Y #1}: Night Speed by Chris Howard // Drug abuse and dumb characters

Night Speed Chris Howard An addictive new drug fuels superhuman strength and speed in this action-packed sci-fi thriller that will have fans of Scott Westerfeld and Marie Lu on the edge of their seats . . . Only those young enough can survive tetra, a dangerous drug that creates a pulse-pounding rush of enormous strength… Continue reading {DNF&Y #1}: Night Speed by Chris Howard // Drug abuse and dumb characters