The Magician’s Land Book Review – Mutton with Magicians

Synopsis. Quentin Coldwater has been cast out of Fillory, the secret magical land of his childhood dreams. With nothing left to lose, he returns to where his story began, the Brakebills Preparatory College of Magic, but he can’t hide from… Continue Reading →

The Magician King Book Review – French Hens in Fillory

Synopsis. The Magicians was praised as a triumph by readers and critics of both mainstream and fantasy literature. Now Grossman takes us back to Fillory, where the Brakebills graduates have fled the sorrows of the mundane world, only to face… Continue Reading →

The Magicians Book Review – Wine and Cheese with Witches

Synopsis. Like everyone else, precocious high school senior Quentin Coldwater assumes that magic isn’t real, until he finds himself admitted to a very secretive and exclusive college of magic in upstate New York. There he indulges in joys of college-friendship,… Continue Reading →

Firstlife Book Review – Canned Chicken with Convicts

ONE CHOICE. TWO REALMS. NO SECOND CHANCE. Tenley “Ten” Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl…who has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Not her obsession with numbers, but her refusal to let her parents… Continue Reading →

Poison Book Review + Giveaway – Beets with a Botanist

Synopsis: Since the night her mother was murdered, sixteen-year-old Rory Gray has known one truth: There are no good Seeders. In post-apocalyptic Australia, the scientists known as Seeders have built a Citadel surrounded by food-producing regions and populated with refugees… Continue Reading →

Gambit Book Review – Cocoa with an Heiress

I was given a copy of this book via NetGalley in return for an honest review. I was excited for Gambit, partially because it was the first NetGalley book I received, and partially because the cover is so stunning. I… Continue Reading →

Red Queen Review – Roasting with Reds

I am a notorious bandwagon jumper, so it was obvious to me that I should read Red Queen. I, once again, thought multiple books in the series were already out. I was so wrong about this. Red Queen is the… Continue Reading →

The Rest of Us Just Live Here Review – Ice Cream with Not-So-Indie Kids

There’s only so many times you can hear about a book before you say “okay, I’ve got to read this thing.” I loved Patrick Ness’s YA series Chaos Walking, but hadn’t read anything else by him. The Rest of Us Just… Continue Reading →

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Series Review – Pears with a Pack of Peculiars

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children was a series I had heard quite a bit of buzz around before I started. That it was a disappointing book where the big plot twist was that the children had X-Men-like powers. And that… Continue Reading →

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