• Book Reviews

    Review: “Ironside,” Holly Black

    September 6, 2016

    Ironside was a nice addition to Holly Black’s Modern Faerie Tales series, but I’m not sure it’s quite ‘conclusion’ material. However, it’s been great to read Holly Black’s first YA series and see how much she…

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    Review: “Valiant,” Holly Black

    August 24, 2016

    After re-reading Holly Black’s debut YA novel, Tithe, I was rendered a little disappointed. I am glad to say that although Valiant still rubbed me the wrong way in a lot of aspects, the story and…

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    Review: “Tithe,” Holly Black

    August 23, 2016

    Tithe was Holly Black’s first YA novel and unfortunately, it shows. Published in 2004, what was once a gritty and edgy urban fantasy for teens now pales in comparison to newer stories in the genre such…

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    Review: “Black Heart,” Holly Black

    July 11, 2016

    While I’m not quite ready for it to be over, I found Black Heart to be a satisfying ending to Holly Black’s Curse Workers trilogy. Although it didn’t live up to the high that was White…

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    Re-Review: “Red Glove,” Holly Black

    July 9, 2016

    Red Glove is the second instalment of Holly Black’s Curse Workers series and, although it doesn’t quite have as tight a plot as White Cat, still remains to be an entertaining read. You can expect higher…

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    Re-Review: “White Cat,” Holly Black

    July 6, 2016

    This is my second time reading and reviewing White Cat and I’m so glad that it retained the magic I remember so fondly. Holly Black has crafted a truly unique urban fantasy. Deceit and mystery make…