Sandra Selvas Villatoro

Sandra Selvas Villatoro

About Sandra Selvas Villatoro

21 year-old aspiring writer, reader and full-time dreamer. Soon to be majored in Communicology. Besides books, I'm interested in media, publishing, production, football and history. Also loves poetry, films, tv-series, tea and I tend to fangirl a lot.

A Middle-Grade Story That Even Adults Would Enjoy

Book Review: Coriander Jones Saves The World by Kim English   Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro “Coriander Jones Saves The World” was a fantastic read. Targeted to middle-grade and young-adult readers, but it could be easily enjoyed by adults as well. It is a story that never belittles anyone’s intelligence and shows […]



The Beginning of A Fantastic Series

Book Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas   Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro I know this books is a HUGE bestseller and that it came out a couple of years ago, but I still think it’s an underrated book in the Fantasy genre, so I wanted to share my review […]

Something Missing by Hazel Robinson

    Blog Tour: Something Missing by Hazel Robinson Posted by Sandra Selvas Villatoro Today “Something Missing” comes out and I’m going to give you TWO excerpts of the book, hoping you will pick this up! Excerpt 1: Susan breathed in deeply; even now the emotions were raw. “A long time ago he was […]



Blood, murder and never ending action! 2

    Book Review: The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings   Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro There are times when books become highly-anticipated and you just feel a gigantic urge to read them as soon as possible, because there is no way in hell you can live without doing so. Sometimes, […]

Love does not always come as planned 2

  Book Review: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han   Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro I read “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” in three hours or less. It was such a cute, sweet, honest and entertaining read. After I finished it, all I wanted to […]



A Romanov romance in Tsarina 2

Book Review: Tsarina by J. Nelle Patrick Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro I absolutely love historical-fiction. It is the perfect mix between accurate historical facts and the perfect dose of imaginative fiction to keep reality away. I also have a wild passion for Russian history. So, if you write a young adult, […]

Downton Abbey meets The Selection

  Book review of Landry Park by Bethany Hagen   Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro Landry Park was everything I never expected and more. I started reading this book without reading the synopsis, which is not how I choose my reading material, but I did. There’s this group of fourteen YA […]


Mariners Hollow

A debut murder mystery worthy of Sherlock Holmes 1

Book Review: Mariner’s Hollow by F.G. Capitanio     Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro Title: Mariner’s Hollow Author: F. G. Capitanio Genre: YA, Mystery Series or Standalone: Book 1 in a Planned Series.   Blurb:  A mysterious and desolate island. A devastating turn of events. A secret that will reveal the true meaning of Justice. […]

Half blood not quite a prince but still enjoyable 4

Book review: Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout   Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro   Title: Half-Blood Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout Genre: YA, Paranormal Series or Standalone: Series. Book 1 in the Covenant Series.     Blurb:  The Hematoi descend from the unions of gods and mortals, and the children of two […]

Half Blood


Book review: Legend by Marie Lu

Editor’s note: Sometimes at The Writers’ Shack, we will post multiple reviews of the same book. Why do we do this? Because books are subjective. What one person likes another may hate. Everyone takes different things out of books. A few months ago, Ashlyn Shore reviewed Legend by Marie Lu. […]