J. E. H U N T E R

A writer of young adult fiction specializing in self-publishing, creativity, and writing.

This is a winter made for reading! I’ve finally been getting around to reading some of the 200+ books on my to-be-read shelves (yes, they are a little bit out of control, yes, I do hope to vlog about this soon). The other week I finally picked up The Near Witch by V.E.Schwab, as I …

Continue reading

Young Adult Book Review: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo Book Two of the GrishaVerse trilogy starts off pretty much where the first book ends. Now, this book begins with one of my pet peeves. If you haven’t read the book yet, or even finished the first book of the GrishaVerse, you may not want …

Continue reading

Young Adult Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo GrishaVerse is one of those series that you can’t stop hearing about. I was able to borrow the original GrishaVerse trilogy from a friend a while back. The books are told by the perspective of Alina Starkov, a teen-aged orphan who, surprise, turns out to …

Continue reading

I picked up Storm Glass, by Maria V. Snyder, from my local library after my daughter grabbed it off the shelf and suggested it to me (she’s three, so it was pretty cute). The blurb sounded okay so I dove in, and overall I enjoyed the books. There were a couple of weak spots in …

Continue reading

Young Adult Book Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black I love Holly Black. Is that enough of a book review? Lol. Since reading What I’m Reading: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black last year, I’ve wanted more Holly Black. It took me a bit to get into The Cruel Prince, but by the …

Continue reading

Young Adult Book Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber This book sat on my shelf for a while before I finally picked it up. When I started reading Caraval, I wasn’t so sure about a book that takes place at a circus type thing in a fantasy world, but you know what, it works. Sister’s Scarlett …

Continue reading

Young Adult Book Review: A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir I read An Ember in the Ashes sometime last year and you can find my review of the first book of the trilogy here. I had been wanting to read A Torch Against the Night for a while, and I finally picked it …

Continue reading

Middle Grade Fiction Book Review: Fire and Ice (Spirit Animals Book 4) by Shannon Hale There is one things I really love the Spirit Animal books for, and that is for a quick audiobook on a short road trip, or for a week long audiobook during my Monday to Friday commute. Like a typical Spirit …

Continue reading