📚 Series Review: The Raven Cycle

Installments (3*): The Raven Boys, The Dream Thieves, Blue Lily, Lily Blue *Fourth and final installment to be released on April 26, 2016 Individual ratings: The Raven Boys: 4 ★ The Dream Thieves: 4 ★ Blue Lily, Lily Blue: 4.5 ★ Recommended for lovers of: Southern Gothic, Paranormal, Mysticism, Psychics, Welsh Mythology Suggested age group: 14+ …

📚 Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas

Throne of Glass #4 Description⎮Reviewed Oct. 2015 Narrator: Elizabeth Evans Length: 20h 18m Publisher: Audible Inc.⎮2015 4 ★ Audiobook⎮Queen of Shadows is huge and I enjoyed every single second of it. Looking back, Maas throws some serious high-fantasy curve balls (and plot twists) but she does so in a way that …

📚 Winter by Marissa Meyer

The Lunar Chronicles #4 Description⎮Reviewed Jan. 2016 Narrator: Rebecca Soler Length: 23h 30m Publisher: Macmillan Audio⎮2015 4 ★ Audiobook⎮This is hard for me to objectively rate. I enjoyed this series, but can’t bring myself to gush over it like everyone else seems to be doing. I’d say this was probably my second favorite …

📚 Fairest by Marissa Meyer

The Lunar Chronicles #3.5 Description⎮Reviewed Dec. 2015 Narrator: Rebecca Soler Length: 6h 36m Publisher: Macmillan Audio⎮2014 4 ★ Audiobook⎮I’m so glad I decided to give this is a chance. I usually think of novellas (or .5’s) as marketing ploys that don’t add much to the overall series or move the main plot line forward. …

📚 Cress by Marissa Meyer

The Lunar Chronicles #3 Description⎮Reviewed Dec. 2016 Narrator: Rebecca Soler Length: 15h 40m Publisher: Macmillan Audio⎮2013 4 ★ Audiobook⎮I feel exhausted after completing this book! It’s so full of action that reading it felt like trudging through knee-high snow. It was kind of difficult to get through because of the carousel of POV and …

📚 Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor

Daughter of Smoke and Bone #2 Description⎮Reviewed Dec. 2015 Narrator: Kristine Hvam Length: 15h 21m Publisher: Hachette Audio⎮2012 4 ★ Audiobook⎮I thought the story itself was good, but not great. I definitely did not enjoy it as much as its predecessor, largely due to the new setting and and cast of characters. I …

📚 Cinder by Marissa Meyer

The Lunar Chronicles #1 Description⎮Reviewed Oct. 2015 Narrator: Rebecca Soler Length: 10h 6m Publisher: Macmillan Audio⎮2012 4 ★ Audiobook⎮I listened to about a fourth of this last year and put it down because I wasn’t it in the “right place” mentally for it. I don’t know what that means either… But I …

📚 The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead

Bloodlines #3 Description⎮Reviewed Nov. 2015 Narrator: Emily Shaffer Length: 11h 53m Publisher: Penguin Audio⎮2013 4 ★ Audiobook⎮By the time I made it to this installment, I was beginning to get used to the leisurely pace of the series. There are bursts of action scattered throughout, but it always seems to …

📚 The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead

Bloodlines #2 Description⎮Reviewed Nov. 2015 Narrator: Emily Shaffer Length: 12h 14m Publisher: Penguin Audio⎮2012 4 ★ Audiobook⎮This installment was better than the first on two grounds: more action and more Dimitri. Both of those things made The Golden Lily seem like Vampire Academy #8 instead of Bloodlines #2 (no complaint …

📚 Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

Bloodlines #1 Description⎮Reviewed Nov. 2015 Narrator: Emily Shaffer Length: 12h 53m Publisher: Penguin Audio⎮2011 4★ Audiobook⎮Returning to the world of Vampire Academy was like coming home again! Mead did an excellent job incorporating VA characters and plotlines into this new series. So much, that it actually helped distract from Bloodlines’ …