Reviews written by Laurel

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Ordering
July 17, 2021
Overall rating
 
3.3
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
A creative twist on the old fairytale

* I received an eARC of this book through Edelweiss+ for an honest review* “When she opened her eyes, it was to see the footman faint dead away, the heavy door in his hands clattering to the floor. Then her...

February 17, 2021
Overall rating
 
3.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
A decent YA adventure about Egyptian mythology

My favorite thing about this book is the Egyptian elements. Reading Lily’s adventures in pyramids gave me strong Indiana Jones vibes. There were also many short stories about Egyptian Gods when Lily was finding her way into the unfamiliar land, which I relished as though a small child listening to...

February 10, 2021
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
A well done standalone with elegant prose, imaginative world, and the deepest appreciation for human

This book has become one of my all-time favorites. Every time I start reading I couldn’t put it down, touched and overwhelmed by so many emotions and thoughts. It's light-hearted and thought-provoking at the same time, addressing issues like immortal lives, emotions and humanity. I love how this book honors...

January 25, 2021
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
A great continuation of old favorites

*I received an eARC of this book through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review* Jaron has returned with more trouble, but this time the stakes are much, much higher… If you think the first three books were exciting, then The Captive Kingdom will blow your mind...

January 16, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
A spellbound and refreshing reading experience

I couldn’t begin to express how much I adore this book. This book, magically, soothed my temper and let me really be able to relax after a pretty tense month. The slow yet comforting prose made me want to keep reading at a steady pace, without too much pressure to...

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