SnoopyDoo's Book Reviews

I’m a stay at home mom of two little monsters….  Ummm kids and I love to read and coffee runs through my veins . I read pretty much a little of everything but I tend to like fantasy the most. I blame Sarah J Maas who got me stated into the fantasy genre...but to be honest I read most of everything and it just depends what I’m in the mood for. I also read a lot of YA. Don’t judge ….lol

When I’m not reading I love to spend time with the family of course, I also like to watch TV and love to find new shows to binge. Gaming is another thing I like to do and is easy to get me sucked into a game for hours or even days.  Don’t even get me started on Lego games ……addictive …..lol

So as you can see I’m like all over the place but reading is always the thing that I come back to. It helps me relax and lets me jumps on so many new exciting worlds.

I love to meet new people who share the love for book as I do and in my many years of reading and reviewing I met some truly awesome people. Which honestly is the best part about the book word…..meeting so many new and lovely people.

I’m not in any way a professional reviewer. I just like to read books and share my personal opinion with other book lovers.

 

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Reviews Published 80%

 

Reading progress update: I've read 38%.

Iron and Magic -  Ilona Andrews

Oh Snap.Something big is on the way .....
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Reading progress update: I've read 32%.

Iron and Magic -  Ilona Andrews

Bahahha way to go Elara 


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Reading progress update: I've read 26%.

Iron and Magic -  Ilona Andrews

He certainly made his point 


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Reading progress update: I've read 22%.

Iron and Magic -  Ilona Andrews

That wedding .......OMG..... Also I think he has met his match :D 


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Reading progress update: I've read 19%.

Iron and Magic -  Ilona Andrews

He really wants that moat lmao 


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Reading progress update: I've read 16%.

Iron and Magic -  Ilona Andrews

Their meeting..... haha that was funny..... this should be interesting 


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Reading progress update: I've read 358 out of 480 pages.

Now I Rise (And I Darken) - Kiersten White

Never underestimate Lada ....

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Reading progress update: I've read 347 out of 480 pages.

Now I Rise (And I Darken) - Kiersten White

This battle makes me nervous ... for everyone

 

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Reading progress update: I've read 13%.

Iron and Magic -  Ilona Andrews

Could have been much further but I decided to binge the final season of Once Upon a time lol  

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Reading progress update: I've read 327 out of 480 pages.

Now I Rise (And I Darken) - Kiersten White

I feel for Radu 
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Reading progress update: I've read 280 out of 480 pages.

Now I Rise (And I Darken) - Kiersten White

Lada making a grab at power and change :) 
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Reading progress update: I've read 1%.

Iron and Magic -  Ilona Andrews

I started it last night but I was too tired and fell asleep after the prologue lol
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Reading progress update: I've read 256 out of 480 pages.

Now I Rise (And I Darken) - Kiersten White

OH NO!!!! Radu's secret !!!! 
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Review: The Darkest Star by Jennifer L. Armentrout

The Darkest Star - Jennifer L. Armentrout

 

When seventeen-year-old Evie Dasher is caught up in a raid at a notorious club known as one of the few places where humans and the surviving Luxen can mingle freely, she meets Luc, an unnaturally beautiful guy she initially assumes is a Luxen...but he is in fact something much more powerful. Her growing attraction for Luc will lead her deeper and deeper into a world she'd only heard about, a world where everything she thought she knew will be turned on its head...

#1 New York Times, USA Today, and internationally bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout returns to the universe of the Lux in this brand new series, featuring beloved characters both new and old.

 

 

*I received a free copy from the publisher via Netgalley and chose to leave a voluntary review. Thank you!*

 

 

I love Jennifer L. Armentrout’s work and I loved the Lux series. So this book was a must read for me. I was super excited excited to dive back into the lux world. You don’t have to have read the Lux books in order to read this one but I would recommend it, not only are they great but it will help you with past events and or people. But again, it is not necessary in order to read this book.

That being said, sadly I didn’t love as much as I thought I would, it was not horrible by any means, but it also was not the best she has written. The good,  it had plenty of action and humor, we get from her books. Loved the banter we got between Luc and Evie, most of the time, there were a few times it just seemed forced or over the top. It also had its suspense and defiantly kept you asking for more and wanting to find out, who ,what and why….And of course there is the romance, which also had its up and downs. We see some lovely and familiar faces again and it was great. But also meet some pretty great new people.  

Luc, it has been a few years since we saw him last but he is still the funny dude we met way back when. Just all grown up. Or well almost ……. And for the most part I liked him, funny, cocky and willing protect those around him. Now that includes Evie.  Sometime now with Evie he had his moments, that more than anything made me roll my eye, not so much him as them together. Evie, it is clear from the beginning that there is more to her and it takes a bit before we get there but I must say I was just like “ oh okay…..” not shocked or anything it was just hmm okay. Maybe that was because, I was not her biggest fan and she annoyed me a lot of times. She often just came over as whiny more than anything. The romance sometimes seemed to be taking over the story but it all came back around.

For me, the whole narrative came over as very young or naiveish ?! IF that is a word lol. I know it is YA, but so was the Lux series but that by any means did not seem that young/ and or teen angst written as this book.

So overall, we get a teen angst insta love/lust teen drama but that is also wonderfully connected to the world we read and loved. In a weird way I couldn’t quit. I was often annoyed with it but also couldn’t put it down.

So the verdict.  I give it 3★, I didn’t love it and I didn’t hate, it was just in the middle somewhere. That being said though I most likely will get book two to see how it continues.

 

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The Darkest Star - Jennifer L. Armentrout

Didn't hate it but also didn't love it 
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The Darkest Star - Jennifer L. Armentrout

I hate to say it but I getting annoyed with this book 
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