Review: This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

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Publication: July 5th 2016
Publisher:  Greenwillow Books
Pages:  464pages
Source: Bookmobile
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Paranormal,
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤.5

This book has been buzzing around my bookstagram for so long I knew I had to read it. I’ve heard so many good things about Victoria/V.E. Schwab’s Shades of Magic series, so I thought it might be good to start with her newest book. It was getting rave reviews, so it must be a good place to start, right?

Yes, it was. I really really enjoyed This Savage Song, but I’m really torn about how to rate it. I felt one way when reading the book, another when it was finished, and another way again when I found out it was a part of an upcoming series. So I’m going to keep my 3.5 rating for now, because it seems the best middle ground to sort out my feelings for the book. Continue reading

Review: Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann (Illustrated by Kerascoët)

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Publication: February 25th 2014
Publisher:  Drawn and Quarterly
Pages:  94 pages
Source: Bookmobile
Genre: Graphic Novel, Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Fiction, Anti-fairy tale
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤⛤

I seem to be reading a lot of really fucked up things recently. But that’s okay, because I’m kind of into these weird, disgusting, horrifying stories.

They make me think. Continue reading