Obsidio (The Illuminae Files #3) – Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff

I have heard it said That evil is simply a point of view. The villain is always a hero in his own story. And the definitions of “wrong” and “right” Ever shift on the inconsistent tides Of human morality. But can such measures even be said to apply to me? I am clarity. I am necessity, I am inevitability. But am I evil?

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

“Thinking something does not make it true. Wanting something does not make it real.”  Summary Mara Dyer wakes up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there. She doesn't remember anything about the strange accident that killed three of her friends, but left her unharmed. When she starts seeing faces of those... Continue Reading →

Fangirl

“Just... isn't giving up allowed sometimes? Isn't it okay to say, ‘This really hurts, so I’m going to stop trying’?” “It sets a dangerous precedent.” “For avoiding pain?” “For avoiding life.” Summary Simon Snow is Cath's life. She and her twin sister fell in love with those books when they were kids and they are... Continue Reading →

Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices #2)

“It was books that made me feel that perhaps I was not completely alone. They could be honest with me, and I with them.”    Summary Tessa found a place for herself with the Shadowhunters. But Charlottle Branwell's status as a head of the London Institute is being compromised, and with it Tessa's safe haven.... Continue Reading →

Far From the Tree

"Seventeen years is a long time to wait for a family."   Summary Grace, Maya and Joaquin - three adoptive siblings - found each other after a really long time. Now, together, they are learning again what it means to be a family. Writing The writing style is informal and feels natural. It's very light... Continue Reading →

One of Us is Lying

“She’s a princess and you’re a jock,” he says. He thrusts his chin toward Bronwyn, then at Nate. “And you’re a brain. And you’re a criminal. You’re all walking teen-movie stereotypes.” “What about you?” […] “I’m the omniscient narrator,” Simon says. […] “There’s no such thing in teen movies.” “Ah, but Bronwyn.” Simon winks and... Continue Reading →

Red Rising

I would have lived in peace. But my enemies brought me war.   Summary As a Red - the lowest member of the society - Darrow has to risk his life every day by extracting precious Helium-3. That doesn't bother him, because he knows that his hard work, his sweat and blood, will mean a... Continue Reading →

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