1000 Yards by Mark Dawson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Let me begin this review saying that I never read thrillers but this one was good. It kept my attention and I consider that a great success considering how far it is from my usual fantasy genre. I only read this one out of … Continue reading Book Review: 1000 Yards
The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was a solid book. The magic system was quite unique. It only reinforced the notion that Brandon Sanderson can make the weirdest things readable - including chalk magic. This story is about a boy, Joel, who is not a rithmatist (you know, those … Continue reading Book Review: The Rithmatist
Win a copy of One Year Left in paperback! Click Unfortunately, the giveaway is US only but if you don't live in the US, email me at Jordan@jcrbooks.com for a surprise 🙂
The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is an interesting series. I've read I, Robot and the two books that follow this one. All of the books provide an interesting perspective on robots and the future. For those of you that are intrigued by such AI development (aka … Continue reading Book Review: The Caves of Steel
I hear this isn’t a bad book for a debut 🙂
Title: One Year Left
Author: J.C. Robinson
Genre: New Adult Romance
In the last year of his life, Will moves to Portland in search of happiness, but the disappointment and despair of his past aren’t influenced by distance. Then he meets his new roommate, Kristen. Even with her own emotional scars, she’s everything he’s ever wanted. The trouble is, old habits are hard to break and if they can’t find a way to move forward, they risk losing their best chance at love.
Oh my god, Kristen. Get it together. Yes, this is the best surprise you’ve had in recent memory. And yes, this is the best date you’ve been on and it’s only been 30 minutes. But get it together, stop being weird.
“I’m sorry, what?” I looked up at him.
“I asked if you’ve been on any good dates recently?” he said.
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The Bride by S. Doyle My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book was a rollercoaster rating-wise. First, it was a solid four until I hit the halfway mark. It wasn’t my favorite book, but it was a unique one and I decided to bump it up to five for being quite unique. It held … Continue reading Review: The Bride
Uprooted by Naomi Novik My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book was an up and down read. There were some interesting parts and there were some parts that I got wish I could have skipped. Overall, I don’t regret reading it but I don’t know if I’d recommend it to myself if I had … Continue reading Review: Uprooted