A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab

A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab

Add to Goodreads I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This has in no way affected my opinion of the book or my review below.   Synopsis from Goodreads:   Four months have passed since the shadow stone fell into Kell’s possession. Four months since his path […]

Avoid Info-Dump in Your Manuscript

Avoid Info-Dump in Your Manuscript

You know how it goes. You’re reading a book. The pacing is great, the characters are great, the world is great. Everything is going well. And then out of the blue, the action screeches to a halt as the author dumps paragraphs of information on you. You’ve encountered the dreaded info-dump. Whether it be about […]

Review: Stars Above by Marissa Meyer

Review: Stars Above by Marissa Meyer

  Add to Goodreads   Synopsis from Goodreads: The enchantment continues…. The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories—and secrets—that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize […]

Top Three: Books, Writing & Blogging + Giveaway

Top Three: Books, Writing & Blogging + Giveaway

Happy Monday everybody!! And welcome to Unbound Pages, my new place to spout off my feelings about books! For those of you coming with me from my previous blog, The Library Canary, thank you for following me to my new corner of the internet. And for any newbies here, welcome! You came at the right […]

Assassin’s Heart by Sarah Ahiers

Assassin’s Heart by Sarah Ahiers

  Add to Goodreads ***I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This has in no way influenced my opinion. The review below reflects my open and honest thoughts.***   Synopsis from Goodreads:   In the kingdom of Lovero, nine rival Families of assassins lawfully kill […]

The Best Science Fiction Series I’ve Ever Read

The Best Science Fiction Series I’ve Ever Read

  I recently reread Red Rising and Golden Son in preparation for the final book in the series, Morning Star. Don’t know what this series is about? You can click the links to read my reviews, but here’s a brief summary. Humans have successfully terraformed planets and moons. The have divided into an elaborate caste […]

The Power by Jennifer L. Armentrout

The Power by Jennifer L. Armentrout

  Add to Goodreads   ***I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This has in no way influenced my opinion. The review below reflects my open and honest thoughts.***     Synopsis from Goodreads:   With any great change, there is always strife, and the […]

It’s Okay to Write Slower (Contrary to Popular Belief)

It’s Okay to Write Slower (Contrary to Popular Belief)

  I feel like the writing community is really big on speed. I was browsing Pinterest last night and all of these posts like “how to write faster”, “how to write 10,000 words in a day”, etc. kept coming up. It’s obvious speed is valued when it comes to writing. Especially with the massive popularity […]

Review: Reckless Hearts by Sean Olin

Review: Reckless Hearts by Sean Olin

  Add to Goodreads   ***I received a free copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. This has in no way influenced my opinion. The review below reflects my open and honest thoughts.***     Synopsis from Goodreads:   What do you do if you find yourself fantasizing about […]

Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

  Add to Goodreads   Synopsis from Goodreads:   It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . .   Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak’s groundbreaking new novel is the […]