Category: Books

Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness Review: Time travel gets confusing

Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness Review: Time travel gets confusing

I had high hopes for this book after hearing about all the interesting places Diana Bishop (witch and historian) and Matthew (her vampire husband) would visit using time travel. Unfortunately, what resulted in between the hefty 600 pages, was a lot of frustration, boredom, and just a general feeling of “make it stop”. The Discovery […]

October 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Blood Debt by Nancy Straight Review: Centaur mythology

Blood Debt by Nancy Straight Review: Centaur mythology

Blood Debt is an amazingly unique book about Camille, a girl born from a Centaur bloodline, who discovers that shes a revered Centauride (or female Centaur) within a hidden society filled with strange customs. I’ve never read a book about Centaurs and found the mythology within this quite fascinating. Centaurs live amongst humans and are […]

October 12, 2012 | 3 Comments
Feed by Mira Grant Review: 20 years after the zombie apocalypse

Feed by Mira Grant Review: 20 years after the zombie apocalypse

There’s a certain comfort in the zombie genre because you know what to expect. The back story is pretty self-explanatory, a virus breaks out, people get infected, and a zombie apocalypse happens. What better reason to offer action and gore than with that simple explanation? Feed offers so much more than what the usual zombie novel entails. […]

September 22, 2012 | 5 Comments
Book Haul from Allbooks4less

Book Haul from Allbooks4less

I’ve had this one in my archives for a while, but wanted to share with you all my haul from Allbooks4less! It’s a bargain book store in Australia that sells excess publisher stock both online and instore. Since I stumbled upon the store at my local shopping centre, I’ve been stalking the new releases online. There’s […]

September 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
Shadow Bound by Rachel Vincent Review: Two opposing gang members fall in love

Shadow Bound by Rachel Vincent Review: Two opposing gang members fall in love

After giving Blood Bound (the first book) a three star rating, due to heaps of world building and character development (and not enough action), I was certain that this one would be a better title. That’s usually characteristic of urban fantasy; after you’ve gotten the setting after the way, they usually get better as the […]

September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments