Posts Categorized: Kami Garcia

Oct 01
Top Ten Tuesday # 23: Book Turn-Offs

Top Ten Tuesday # 23: Book Turn-Offs

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Book Turn-Offs I could certainly list more turn-offs than the ones here, but this is a good start.  Clicking the links in the title will take you to my reviews…if you dare to read them! Why do all of the secondary male characters act like wanna-be rapists?   The offenders: Article 5 by Kristen SimmonsStung by Bethany… Read more »


Aug 28
Waiting on Wednesday: Unbreakable by Kami Garcia

Waiting on Wednesday: Unbreakable by Kami Garcia

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.  This week’s pre-publication, “can’t wait to read” is: Unbreakable by Kami Garcia   From Goodreads synopsis: Supernatural meets The Da Vinci Code in this action-packed paranormal thriller, the first book in a new series from New York Times bestselling author Kami Garcia. I never believed in ghosts. Until one tried to kill me. When Kennedy Waters finds her mother dead, her… Read more »


Mar 21
Review: Shards & Ashes, edited by Melissa Marr and Kelley Armstrong

Review: Shards & Ashes, edited by Melissa Marr and Kelley Armstrong

Each story in this anthology is around 30-40 pages.  I’ll provide a synopsis, mini-review, and rating for each story.  I’ll also provide an overall rating for the book as a whole at the bottom of page. Hearken by Veronica Roth: Hearken features Darya, a musical prodigy, and her older sister, Khali.  While there is some competitiveness between the two, we feel the bond between them very quickly, and the two share some tender moments.  These prodigies are called Hearkeners, and… Read more »


Mar 08
Review: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Review: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Let’s get straight to it.  This book was WAY TOO LONG.  As in 200 pages too long.  Maybe 300.  I felt the same way while reading this book that I felt when I watched Pearl Harbor at the movie theater.  I squirmed in my seat during the three and a half hour run time, and I grew increasingly distraught as calendar pages drifted across the screen.  I wanted to scream, “GET TO DECEMBER 7TH ALREADY!!!”  Same thing here.  I read… Read more »