The Shatter Me Series and How it Romanticizes Abuse; Part One

In truth, I thought I had washed my hands of the vile and repellant nature of this series quite a long time ago. It was poorly written, to begin with. Mafi repeatedly manipulated her characters in increasingly unrealistic ways all in her own attempt to manipulate her readers into feeling certain ways about them. There…

The Shatter Me Series [Tahreh Mafi]

I'd like to preface this review with the statement that this is the first thing I ever wrote about the Shatter Me series and it was written well before I'd ever actually started really reviewing books, back when I would only ever write something when I was truly infuriated. But, as I am rereading the series…

This is Not The End; NetGalley Rejections

Hello and welcome to another week featuring another NetGalley rejection, this one for another book that I don't really remember a whole lot about. And now that I've reread the synopsis, I'm actually really disappointed with the fact that I never went on to pick this book up afterward. The idea of having the ability…

Undaunted [Kat Falls]; 2019 YA Releases

I don't know much about Undaunted by Kat Falls--can we take a moment to appreciate how epic that name is, by the way?--largely because it's a sequel. So, I didn't read the synopsis. At least, not past the annoying comparison that someone decided was necessary to make to other authors. Honestly, comparing a book to other…