Review: Beautiful Darkness

Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars When I began Beautiful Darkness, I was just starting to fall into a reading rut. I had a difficult time getting into the first fifty to hundred pages. But as the story unfolded and started to pick up some pace, it lured me out…

Review: The Carrie Diaries

The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars The Carrie Diaries was a frustrating read for me. There is a lot of potential between the pages of this adolescent prequel to Sex in the City, but the terrible writing along with the format of the whole piece just degraded the overall…

Review: Tempest Rising

Tempest Rising by Tracy Deebs My rating: 3 of 5 stars When I picked this book up, I was in the mood for a tale on mermaids. I wanted to read something fantastical and magical. This book wasn’t as magical or crazy laced with fantasy that I had hoped, but it was still a surprisingly…