Category: 3 stars

OZYAY Reviews & Podcast: The Diabolical Miss Hyde & Stars at Oktober Bend

OZYAY Reviews & Podcast: The Diabolical Miss Hyde & Stars at Oktober Bend

Steampunk isn’t my usual genre, but I thoroughly enjoyed The Diabolical Miss Hyde. While it isn’t particularly heavy on the steampunk elements, the gender swapped Jekyll/Hyde story in a fey-ridden Victorian London gave the story an interesting twist. I’ve read the original Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and I’m pleased to say that in this […]

Fantasy Reviews #3: Burning Midnight & Reawakened

Fantasy Reviews #3: Burning Midnight & Reawakened

Burning Midnight gave me fond memories of Pokemon, with people trying to find the rarest spheres and collecting them. The coloured spheres have different abilities that get progressively cooler depending on how rare they are. Want to become better looking, improve your hearing, get a higher IQ or my favourite – read faster? There’s a sphere for everything. The […]

February 5, 2016 | 30 Comments
Madame Tussaud’s Apprentice by Kathleen Benner Duble Review: Whoa… those severed heads

Madame Tussaud’s Apprentice by Kathleen Benner Duble Review: Whoa… those severed heads

This was an enjoyable historical fiction novel set during the French Revolution. Even though I love my historical fiction, this is the first one that I’ve read about 18th century France, and I found it to be highly fascinating. In this book, our protagonist, Celie, is an orphan living on the streets of Paris with […]

January 13, 2016 | 28 Comments
Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell Review: Where Neverland is NOT the place you want to be

Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell Review: Where Neverland is NOT the place you want to be

I absolutely loved the concept for this book! It’s intriguing, and certainly brings a dark twist to the tale Peter Pan that we all know and love. (Or do we? I’ve never read it myself.) The story starts with Gwen moving yet again because her mother is afraid of some monster that’s chasing them. Fortunately for […]

January 11, 2016 | 53 Comments