Category: 2 stars

Something Like Normal by Trish Doller Review – Teen Soldier Returns from War

Something Like Normal by Trish Doller Review – Teen Soldier Returns from War

Something Like Normal is about a teenage soldier who returns home to visit after serving as a Marine in Afghanistan. After living life constantly on the look out for threats, defending himself against the Taliban, and losing his best friend, Travis finds being at home to be completely surreal. He’s still on edge and gets […]

December 10, 2013 | 35 Comments
Arabelle’s Shadows by Fleur Gaskin Review: A depressed fashion model’s life

Arabelle’s Shadows by Fleur Gaskin Review: A depressed fashion model’s life

Australia’s Next Top Model is one of my guilty pleasures, filled with bitching, backstabbing and all these wannabe young models fighting for a place in the glamourous modelling industry. Perhaps that’s why I chose to review Arabelle’s Shadows, which is about modelling, written by a previous fashion model. The book is based on a true […]

November 13, 2013 | 23 Comments
ARC Review: Unbreakable by Kami Garcia Review – Supernatural Meets Teen Melodrama

ARC Review: Unbreakable by Kami Garcia Review – Supernatural Meets Teen Melodrama

Unbreakable had many similarities to another medium that features two demon hunting brothers at its core – Supernatural. As the biggest Supernatural fan, it was easy to spot the similarities, and there were a lot of them. The two ghost hunting brothers use rock salt, EMFs and a knife that can destroy a ghost. They go […]

September 28, 2013 | 26 Comments
Reboot by Amy Tintera Review: Humans reboot as perfect soldiers

Reboot by Amy Tintera Review: Humans reboot as perfect soldiers

Lacking the revolutionary struggles of the constrained society in Divergent, and the badassery and depth of character development of June in Legend, I found Reboot by Amy Tintera to be lackluster in comparison. It’s already been optioned for a movie by Fox and is receiving rave reviews everywhere, but unfortunately, I couldn’t see the appeal. The […]

September 25, 2013 | 42 Comments
Inheritance by Lisa Forrest Review: A confusing, incoherent circus read

Inheritance by Lisa Forrest Review: A confusing, incoherent circus read

Sometimes, books can be deceiving with their pretty covers, interesting blurbs and well written beginnings. Inheritance was one of those books, turning out to be all style and no substance. It starts off with Tallulah, a girl with telepathic powers, wanting to fit in with others like herself. She joins circus camp at the Cirque […]

August 28, 2013 | 19 Comments