Category: 1 star

Mini Reviews #1: Seven Days, Magonia, How They Met

Mini Reviews #1: Seven Days, Magonia, How They Met

Seven Days is a compelling and disturbing story of bullying and abuse, from the perspective of the bully and the victim. It started out rather cliche, with the mean girl Kez and her band of skinny, popular friends cheering her on. Their target is the overweight Jess, who has low self esteem and suicidal tendencies. […]

This Wicked Game by Michelle Zink Review: Secret Voodoo societies with no depth

This Wicked Game by Michelle Zink Review: Secret Voodoo societies with no depth

You’d think a story about a secret voodoo society set in New Orleans would be the perfect back drop for diversity, but alas, it lacks depth. I feel like I’ve just read a story with cardboard cut out characters following a predictable, uninteresting plot that never hits a climax. I wanted so much more out of This […]

November 3, 2014 | 34 Comments
Take Back the Skies by Lucy Saxon Review: Blame the government for everything

Take Back the Skies by Lucy Saxon Review: Blame the government for everything

If you enjoy being told one very repetitive message throughout a book, only to have the heroine backflip and go against everything she believes in the last few pages, then go ahead and pick up this book. For everyone else however, you have been warned. Take Back the Skies has a very feminist message throughout, with […]

June 20, 2014 | 54 Comments
DNF Review: Poison Princess by Kresley Cole – Sure, if you like creepy bullies

DNF Review: Poison Princess by Kresley Cole – Sure, if you like creepy bullies

I have never felt so strongly about needing to DNF a book in my life. If a book isn’t quite my thing, I can usually trudge through it for completion’s sake. But instead, Poison Princess made me feel creeped out, uncomfortable and just downright nasty for reading it. Jackson is probably the worst love interest […]

January 6, 2014 | 38 Comments
Of Poseidon by Anna Banks Review: Featuring the densest mermaid ever

Of Poseidon by Anna Banks Review: Featuring the densest mermaid ever

This is what happens when I don’t heed the advice of my most trusted book buddies. A book like Of Poseidon comes along and many hours are wasted on its torturous and infuriating pages. The start was really promising, with Emma and her friend Chloe literally stumbling into a super attractive guy called Galen. Galen happens […]

October 24, 2013 | 51 Comments