Review of Words of Radiance (The Stormlight Archive, Book 2)

I just finished reading Words of Radiance (The Stormlight Archive, Book 2) by Brandon Sanderson.📚 In the Stormlight Archive’s second issue, we follow Kaladin and his bridge four crew, now guardsmen for the king. Kaladin is still not clear what he wants from life, but he needs to find an answer and solution to fulfilling all his obligations. Then we have Shallan, who gets further instruction from Jasna and needs to leave her old self behind to solve her task, to find a fabled city.

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Review of Firstborn Academy: Shadow Witch

I finished reading Firstborn Academy: Shadow Witch by Isla Frost.📚 Having passed the first three months of the academy, the Nova and her friends participate in a special transformation ritual. The ritual enhances the participants' magic ability and, in seldom cases, also creates new and special wildcard powers. What power will Nova receive? And how will the rest of the world react to them? Opinion Please note that from here on out, the text can contain spoilers of the book.

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Review of Voice of Command (The Spoken Mage Book 2)

I finished reading Voice of Command (The Spoken Mage Book 2) by Melanie Cellier.📚 Elena is now in her second year as a mage trainee at Academy’s. She earned respect from her classmates, found a home in the school, and completely unexpected some friends. But now disaster struct in the northern province of the Kingdom. A horrible case of green fever is menacing the people living there. The whole second year travels into the crisis region to be able to observe how to treat illnesses.

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Review of Station Theta: A Sci-Fi Dystopian Mystery (Miles & Breaker Book 2)

I finished reading Station Theta: A Sci-Fi Dystopian Mystery (Miles & Breaker Book 2) by Nicole Adrianne.📚 This book is the second issue in the Miles & Breaker series. The new school year has started, and Miles and Jana enjoy exciting lessons. But something is still off, and Jana decides to visit her parents on station Theta. The start is slow. The characters seem to have a different voice now: a lot more internal monologue and a fixation on clothes and looks and luckily some smaller amount on the characters' insecurities, which is good.

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Review of Glamour in Glass (Glamourist Histories Series Book 2)

I finished reading Glamour in Glass (Glamourist Histories Series Book 2) by Mary Robinette Kowal.📚 Vincent and Jane are married and work now together as Glamourists. After a successful commission by the prince regent, they start a honeymoon to Belgium. As the English defeated Napoleon, it is deemed safe again to travel there. But soon after arriving, there are signs that it could not be as safe as thought. The book’s tone has changed; this issue is a lot more adventure-driven, and Jane can finally be herself.

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Review of The Aleph Extraction: The Galactic Cold War, Book II

I just finished reading The Aleph Extraction: The Galactic Cold War, Book II by Dan Moren.📚 The second issue in the Galactic Cold War series, and I loved it. The crew around Simon Kovalic receive a new undercover mission. They need to locate and retrieve a mysterious artifact out of an intergalactic crime boss’s hand this time. Additionally, Simon hired a new member for the team with a questionable reputation – a decision that is not greeted with enthusiasm by the rest of the group.

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Review of Fractured: Book 2 (Slated Trilogy)

I just finished reading Fractured: Book 2 (Slated Trilogy) by Teri Terry.📚 Kayla’s story continues, and the stakes are getting higher. She starts to remember parts of her past life but soon realizes that she’s caught between multiple parties. How will she decide? This issue starts to explain why there are so many young terrorists in this world. Nevertheless, I still feel that some parties are exploiting the young and not only on the Lorders side.

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Review of The Girl Locked With Gold (The Chronicles of Maggie Trent Book 2)

I just finished reading The Girl Locked With Gold (The Chronicles of Maggie Trent Book 2) by Megan O’Russell.📚 Maggie has arrived in paradise. She lives next to the endless sea and finds friends and makes a livelihood without using her magic reserves. But the next adventure is calling. Together with Bertrand, she visits a world where magicians are slaves, and technology uses magic as fuel. They are soon involved in bringing freedom to the magicians, but Maggie needs to learn a hard lection and is not happy with the outcome.

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Review of Seven Things Not to Do When Everyone's Trying to Kill You (The Tale of Bryant Adams Book 2)

I just finished reading Seven Things Not to Do When Everyone’s Trying to Kill You (The Tale of Bryant Adams Book 2) by Megan O’Russell.📚 Bryant and his friends nearly survived the fight against the Ladies in the first issue, and he is now a wizard apprentice. And now the adventure continues. “There will be no room for argument. No time to second-guess my decisions. We’re waltzing into the best security system known to magickind.

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Review of Push Back: After the EMP (Disruption Trilogy Book 2)

I just finished reading Push Back: After the EMP (Disruption Trilogy Book 2) by R.E. McDermott.📚 We follow the same characters as from the first issue in the time directly after the EMP hit. Everybody gets desperate. At the same time, part of the cast tries to reunite their families. The other half tries to collect the power or try to keep any power they gained in the first issue.

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Broken Curse: A Sleeping Beauty Reimagining (Fairy Academy Book 2)

I just started reading Broken Curse: A Sleeping Beauty Reimagining (Fairy Academy Book 2) by RaShelle Workman.📚 Following the invitation of her real aunt, Rory now attends the Fairy Academy in the under the kingdom. But the other students do not like her here, can she make any friends? The beginning of this book is still good, but I was not happy with the ending. Again, it ends with a cliff-hanger.

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Review of Survival Game, The Apocalypse Duology book 2

I just finished reading Survival Game (The Apocalypse Duology Book 2) by Gary Gibson.📚 Katya is on the run from the Russian Empire. She is a scientist working on a secret project for the Zar. They want her to fix an old artifact, which can send you to every alternate universe you want. Unfortunately, this artifact has some significant drawbacks and can cause the extinction of the Imperium and the Authority.

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Review of the Sister (The Memory Trader Book 2)

I just finished reading The Sister (The Memory Trader Book 2) by Angeline Trevena.📚 The book connects after the first issue, and we follow the story of Kioto further. They still fight in the revolution to get fair treatment from the government. Compared with the first book, the character of Kioto has changed quite a lot. She now feels a lot angrier and also more undecided about what she wants to do.

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Review of Predator's Gold (Predator Cities Book 2)

I just finished reading Predator’s Gold (Predator Cities Book 2) by Philip Reeve.📚 After reading the first part last year I fought, I could try the second part as well. Our main characters Tom and Hester, meet a famous explorer and author, and while fleeing from some other airships, get lost on a dying city in the far north. Although the book is an easy read, the story did not manage to glue me to the book.

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Review of A Series of Unfortunate Events #2

I just finished reading A Series of Unfortunate Events #2: The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket.📚 After successfully hinder Count Olaf in the first book, the children now move to a new relative of them. A strange snake researcher by the name of Dr. Montgomery. They learn a lot about snakes and finally found a home where somebody cares for them. But the unfortunate events are not waiting for too long.

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