Things I’m Tired of Seeing in YA Fiction

It's List Time! Things I'm tired of seeing in YA fiction: Dumb Adults I hate it when a twelve-year-old find the missing piece to the puzzle that an adult should have found. Adults were once teenagers, too. They broke rules and knew about drugs and sex. Adult Villains Obsessed with the Teenage Protagonist I can't stand … Continue reading Things I’m Tired of Seeing in YA Fiction

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Book Review: The Midnight Star by Marie Lu (4/5)

Ya Fiction, Fantasy There was once a time when darkness shrouded the world, and the darkness had a queen. Adelina Amouteru is done suffering. She’s turned her back on those who have betrayed her and achieved the ultimate revenge: victory. Her reign as the White Wolf has been a triumphant one, but with each conquest … Continue reading Book Review: The Midnight Star by Marie Lu (4/5)

Book Review: And I Darken (The Conqueror’s Saga #1) by Kiersten White (4/5)

 YA Fantasy (Alternative History, Apparently.) I saw this book among the "because you read such and such," on Goodreads. I assumed it fantasy because the book it compared it to was fantasy, so I expected fantasy, you know - magic, dragons, vampires - in the spirit of Dracula. I expected more of an alternative history … Continue reading Book Review: And I Darken (The Conqueror’s Saga #1) by Kiersten White (4/5)