Author: Holly Black

Book Review: My True Love Gave to Me by Various

Posted November 9, 2015 by Kara in book review, Kara / 3 Comments
Book Review: My True Love Gave to Me by Various

This is a great story collection! Some stories were better than others. and my ratings ran from high to low, but there is definitely something here for everyone. Some of the stories put you in the mood for Christmas more than others, and there were a couple that didn’t even really feel like holiday stories. But regardless of all that, this is an anthology that’s definitely worth reading. It helps to read it near the holidays, but I wouldn’t say it’s necessary. Individual ratings and short reviews for each story follow. Midnights by Rainbow Rowell 5 Stars – Honestly, this was more »

Book Review: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

Posted August 13, 2015 by Pixie in book review, Lyn, Pixie / 8 Comments
Book Review: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

Last week, Lyn and I read The Coldest Girl in Coldtown… well, it was a re-read for me, and I happily pushed Lyn to read it finally. 😛 Pixie: I’ll kick this off since it’s a re-read for me! This wasn’t your first Holly Black book, so you can at least say that now. Did you have a better experience with this one, Lyn? Lyn: I have such an odd relationship with Holly Black. I love her concepts and her world building. Her urban paranormal and fantasy books are always just a work of art. Her imagination is just out more »

Book Review: My True Love Gave to Me

Posted February 1, 2015 by Lyn Kaye in book review, Lyn / 3 Comments
Book Review: My True Love Gave to Me

I don’t usually do the short story thing. When I see them at the book store, even in the YA/MG section, I just pass right over them. To me, they seem like they’re teasers for some potentially awesome books. That is just my take – I apologize to the short story enthusiast. I enjoy getting very invested in a novel. So why is this here, reviewed by hater? Two words: Laini. Taylor.   Yes, I bought the entire thing for one author. What really pushed me over the edge was seeing someone post up the picture of the UK edition more »

Review: Darkest Part of the Forest

Review: Darkest Part of the Forest

Today, I am very fortunate to announce that Pixie from The Bookaholic has dropped by this week to help me review The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black! This was such a wonderful partner review! You can also drop by Pixie’s page and leave her a comment for this review, as well! Lyn: Alright! Pixie and I did a co-reading of Holly Black’s The Darkest Part of the Forest. Now we’re co-reviewing the book together! Alright, Pixie! You seemed very whipped up over the book. What was your overall take of the novel?   Pixie: I was immersed more »