Category: 3 stars

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George Review: Wintery, whimsical fairy tale

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George Review: Wintery, whimsical fairy tale

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow is a fairy tale set in a snowy Norwegian village featuring an ice palace, enchanted bears, and a girl without a name who can talk to creatures. Inspired by Norwegian folklore and the fairy tale titled East o’ the Sun and West o’ the Moon, Jessica Day George takes us on a […]

February 3, 2014 | 27 Comments
Launch Day Review: I Am Forever by Wynne Channing – Wise cracking & worshipping vampires

Launch Day Review: I Am Forever by Wynne Channing – Wise cracking & worshipping vampires

Sometimes vampires take themselves too seriously. They are scary blood suckers with healing abilities and fighting skills, but it wouldn’t hurt to crack a joke now and then. That’s why I really enjoy the lead character of I Am Forever and What Kills Me, the hilarious, spunky, sarcastic, vampire Zee. Being labelled as the destroyer of vampires while being […]

January 31, 2014 | 21 Comments
Giveaway & Review: Sia by Josh Grayson – Redemption for a mean girl

Giveaway & Review: Sia by Josh Grayson – Redemption for a mean girl

Reviews for SIA “A compelling read full of intrigue, romance, and lots of surprises. I couldn’t wait to see what happened next!” – Jennifer Read Hawthorne, #1 New York Times bestselling author “There have been very few books that made me think they made to someday become a movie (i.e. Warm Bodies, The Host). And I […]

Champion by Marie Lu Review: Beautiful ending and heaps of politics

Champion by Marie Lu Review: Beautiful ending and heaps of politics

Title: Champion Author: Marie Lu Genre: YA Dystopia Publisher: Penguin Australia Source: Publisher review copy The explosive finale to Marie Lu’s New York Times bestselling LEGEND trilogy—perfect for fans of THE HUNGER GAMES and DIVERGENT! He is a Legend. She is a Prodigy. Who will be Champion? June and Day have sacrificed so much for […]

November 26, 2013 | 20 Comments
Review & Giveaway: The Earth Painter by Melissa Lee Turner

Review & Giveaway: The Earth Painter by Melissa Lee Turner

A unique concept exploring some real issues  The Earth Painter features a unique and fascinating concept of how the world was created, through painters forming the world around us and sciences including Biology, Geology and Chemistry deciding how it is shaped and governed. The Sculptor creates humans due to them being the dominant species. These beings are […]

ARC Review: Love in Revolution by B.R. Collins – Title says it all, really

ARC Review: Love in Revolution by B.R. Collins – Title says it all, really

Love in Revolution is a wartorn story about two young girls who fall in love during a revolution. One girl, Esteya, is protected by her brother’s status in the Revolutionary Communist party, and the other girl, Skizi, is a shunned peasant in a minority called the Zikindi. I couldn’t believe how accurately the title captured […]

September 11, 2013 | 7 Comments