J. E. H U N T E R

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

Young Adult Book Review: Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte is a young adult fantasy (with a little bit of tech), about a girl who ends up embroiled in a plot to kill the four queens of the land. From the start, this book was a bit different than …

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It has been a very busy month! Primarily because I got a new day job, and that has been all kinds of insanity, BUT, the new job serves my eventual goal of writing more (even though in June I wrote less… much, much less). I was also trying to get my garden in, and then …

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Sometimes it sucks waiting for the end of a story. Other times, it only serves to build tension. But if you’re looking for an edgy, completed young adult series (a series you don’t have to wait years to read the ending to), then look no further than this list of completed series of young adult …

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Young Adult Book Review: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo The final book in the Grisaverse Trilogy, Ruin and Rising, was everything I expected it to beā€”almost. Same great writing, same lovable characters, broken hearts and action and adventure. But there was on thing I didn’t get, and from what I’ve read of other reviews, …

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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 …

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You know, I’m pretty sure that in all my life I will never be able to say enough about Holly Black and her fantastic writing. I grew up loving the idea of Fairies (the big, human-ish ones that we now call the Fae, in order distinguish them from the tiny little ones with wings (which …

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Young Adult Book Review: The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater I finished this series a while ago but I am just so behind on my book blogging! Long story short, I love The Raven Cycle series by Maggie Stiefvater. In fact, The Raven Cycle Series is definitely in my top 5 favorite YA Fantasy Series. …

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Young Adult Book Review: The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater I finished this book a long time ago, but am terribly behind on book reviews, so you’ll actually see what I thought of the entire Raven Cycle series in very short order (hint: I loved it). The Dream Thieves, picked up right where The Raven …

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Young Adult Book Review: Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth I was really looking forward to reading Carve the Mark since I enjoyed reading Divergent, though, in all honesty, I didn’t enjoy Divergent all that much. To me, the Divergent series pales in comparison to the Hunger Games. Carve the Mark is a Fantasy-Science Fiction, …

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Young Adult Book Review: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert When I first heard about this book, I was tempted to pick it up straight away, but it’s a good thing I didn’t since I received it in the OwlCrate box that month. Melissa Albert’s writing style was a bit different than I’m used too, …

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