• The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

    This is a spoiler free review of The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert, the first book in The Hazel Wood Duology. I gave this book a 3/5 stars. The beginning of this story reads as a contemporary with an urban fantasy aspect introduced later in the story. General Thoughts “Look until the leaves turn red, Sew the worlds up with thread, If your journey’s left undone, Fear the rising of the sun.” This novel follows Alice Proserpine as she and her classmate Finch work together in order to rescue Alice’s mother after she was captured and taken to the Hinterland- A fairytale land in which Alice’s grandmother, Althea’s story is…

  • The Thousandth Floor By Katharine McGee

    This is a spoiler free review of The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee, the first book in the Thousandth Floor Trilogy. I gave this book a 4/5 stars. Though it is in the Sci-Fi genre, this book reads as more of a contemporary story that is just set in a futuristic world. General Thoughts “A thousand-story tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future where anything is possible—if you want it enough.”  This novel follows 5 main characters living in the Tower as all their lives become intertwined in a web of lies, deception, and power. The story takes place in what once was New York City.…