Monthly Rewind » July 2016

Monthly Rewind » July 2016

Welcome to Ellen and Sierra’s July Rewind! Or Wrap-Up. It’s both the same thing :). Ellen will be skipping this month as she’s had a lot going on. So it will just be me (aka Sierra) this month. Sierra’s July Rewind Including novellas and graphic novels, I read a grand total of 24 books this […]

Sierra @ Quest Reviews wrote this post on August 1, 2016 / 4 Comments
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Booktubeathon 2016 » Wrap-Up

Booktubeathon 2016 » Wrap-Up

That’s a wrap on my first ever read-a-thon! I had a ton of fun doing this, though I wish I had had the time to participate in the booktube community. I mainly stuck to reading and reviewing which is what I generally do in my everyday life. Next year, I shall be better! I announced […]

Sierra @ Quest Reviews wrote this post on July 25, 2016 / 2 Comments
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A Study in Charlotte » Book Review

A Study in Charlotte » Book Review

I was prepared to have A Study in Charlotte occupy my literal and figurative favorites shelf. After all, I’m an absolute nut when it comes to anything Sherlock Holmes. But sadly, this book just didn’t do it for me. Charlotte & Jamie Charlotte Holmes is the descendant of Sherlock Holmes. Though is anybody out there […]

Sierra @ Quest Reviews wrote this post on July 21, 2016 / 12 Comments
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Imprudence » Book Review

Imprudence » Book Review

Egads! Imprudence is the first physical book I have ever received from a publisher. Here’s me gushing on Instagram and barely holding myself together. My sister will attest to the fact that I was practically hyperventilating when I saw the package in our mail. I’M TOO POOR TO ORDER ANY BOOKS FROM AMAZON. When I […]

Sierra @ Quest Reviews wrote this post on July 20, 2016 / 10 Comments
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Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books Set Outside the USA

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books Set Outside the USA

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s topic is not for the xenophobic. Time to take a trip around the world! Sierra’s Top 10 Books set outside the USA Saving Francesca · Melina Marchetta Melina Marchetta is a fabulous contemporary author from Australia. If you haven’t read any of her […]

Sierra @ Quest Reviews wrote this post on July 19, 2016 / 8 Comments
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The Butterfly Garden » Book Review

The Butterfly Garden » Book Review

The Butterfly Garden was my first read for Booktubeathon 2016, and it made for a wonderful start! I started it at around 10pm and finished it a few hours later (around 1 am). So I have officially completed challenge #2, which is to read a book after sunset. The Butterfly Garden Trigger warning for rape […]

Sierra @ Quest Reviews wrote this post on July 18, 2016 / 15 Comments
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Booktubeathon 2016 » TBR

Booktubeathon 2016 » TBR

It’s that time of year again… it’s Booktubeathon! Booktubeathon is a week-long reading challenge hosted by the lovely Ariel Bissett (video link HERE). The readathon runs from July 18th-24th. As the title suggests, it is mainly for the Booktube community but I see no reason why I can’t participate. Hopefully I will be able to […]

Sierra @ Quest Reviews wrote this post on July 18, 2016 / 11 Comments
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A Promise of Fire » Book Review

A Promise of Fire » Book Review

In every book review, I like to mix a little praise with a little criticism. I find that it keeps things intelligent and fair. But finding balance was a struggle with A Promise of Fire. Here’s what I came up with… This book was consistent… consistently bad. This book broke rules… rules that should have been kept. […]

Ellen wrote this post on July 15, 2016 / 14 Comments
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