2021 Reading Challenge

2021 Reading Challenge
Jill Elizabeth has read 3 books toward her goal of 245 books.

Book Review: The Dollhouse by Charis Cotter

There were a lot of really cool elements here, but on the whole I must confess that I found it rather confusing. Particularly as a middle grade-themed book. I’m still not entirely sure what was real and what wasn’t – and not in a good way.


Book Review: She Wouldn’t Change a Thing by Sarah Adlakha

This was an unusual story. I was highly intrigued by the concept, and requested the e-book straight away. I was declined. Then the audio book came up, and I requested that. I found the narrator to be fantastic for this one, with the perfect tone and pacing and character differentiations for the story. That said, […]

Book Review: Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune

Oh my goodness but TJ Klune writes the most magical incredible stories! I absolutely loved this one… It was a difficult read for me – my dad died a year ago, and I’ve been struggling with grief for some time now. A book focused on death and the afterlife may seem like a strange choice […]

Book Review: Archibald Finch and the Lost Witches

I’m so disappointed… I really liked the way this one started. But then, ugh.

The one thing that drives me crazy is when a book in a series just stops. “To be continued” is not how you end a book – it is how you end an installment program, where the next installment will […]

Book Review: Curse of the Divine by Kim Smejkal

I absolutely loved the first book in this duology and couldn’t wait to dig into the second. This is a marvelously ingenious world, populated by characters and abilities that are both wholly original and highly referential. It makes for a comforting feel of falling into the story, yet with a constant edge-of-your-seat quality because you […]