Alexandra Reviews

Winter Sky: A Novel

Winter Sky was a well paced story about a man trying to remember who is while surrounded by the horrors of war. Though short, the novel packs a punch that will stick with you for a while. If you're a ...

7 Good

Hoolie and the Hooligans: The Alien That Ate My Socks

The Alien that Ate my Socks is the first book in the new middle grade series Hoolie and the Hooligans. Though the ending leaves a bit to be desired the strong first half and relatable characters more ...

6.2 Fair

Kill the Boy Band: Or How I Learned to Love Fandom

Just know from the start that it wasn’t supposed to go like this. All we wanted was to get near them. That’s why we got a room in the hotel where they were staying. We were not planning to kidnap one ...

7.4 Good

The Dirt Eaters

The Dirt Eaters is a smart, fast paced dystopian novel from the great white north. The prose may be brisk and difficult to get into, but if you give this story some time it will surprise you.

8 Great


Soundless has an interesting premise, but fails in a boring cliche execution. You're not going to hate it, but overall it's not very memorable.

3.8 Bad

A Gathering of Shadows

A Gathering of Shadows puts its plot on hold to focus on developing its characters. It has a slow start but the ending is worth the wait.

8.2 Great

The Greatest Zombie Movie Ever

The premise of the The Greatest Zombie Movie Ever is not new and it brings nothing original. Jokes fall flat, characters are boring, and a lot of the "problems" are nonsensical. This book is almost as...

2.2 Awful

Glass Sword

Glass Sword delivers a sequel that in now way lives up to it's predecessor. Between a lack of character development and a petulant heroine there is very little to hold our interest in this novel.

1.4 Horrendous

Alexandra Reads Life and Death

Stephenie Meyer proved how gendered Twilight is with this rewrite. It wasn't her intention, but she did. All of the problems that existed with Twilight exist in this book including a subpar writing st...

1.6 Horrendous

Go Set a Watchman Review

Nowhere near as heart hitting as To Kill a Mockingbird, Go Set a Watchman returns the reader to Maycomb Alabama. Watchman gives you an insight to how To Kill a Mockingbird came to be, and for that thi...

7.8 Good

Crimson Peak: Movie Review

After marrying the charming and seductive Sir Thomas Sharpe, young Edith (Mia Wasikowska) finds herself swept away to his remote gothic mansion in the English hills. Also living there is Lady Lucille,...

7.5 Good

The Martian

The Martian is a survival narrative that is completely dependent on it's main character Mark Wattney. Sometime heartfelt, often hilarious The Martian is a must read for science fiction fans everywhere...

8.6 Great

Survive the Night Review

Survive the Night is a quick read. If you liked the movie The Descent then this book would probably be up your alley.

5.8 Average

A Court of Thorns and Roses Review

A Court of Thorns and Roses was a fun read with awesome world building. It may not be the most serious life changing novel you will ever read but it was an enjoyable ride. If you like the modern faeri...

7.2 Good

A Book of Spirits and Thieves

A Book of Spirits and Thieves doesn't have the same addictive quality as the later books in Morgan Rhodes' Falling Kingdom Series. The plots don't mess, the characters aren't super likeable and overal...

4.4 Poor

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