Category: 5 stars

Want Review: Futuristic Sci-fi with an Opulent Taiwanese Setting

Want Review: Futuristic Sci-fi with an Opulent Taiwanese Setting

If you’re like me and you’ve been looking for a book with Asian representation that you can relate to but in a sci-fi or fantasy setting – Want will satisfy all your needs, as a story set in futuristic Taipei filled with technology, corporate infiltrations and Chinese characters who are fighting for equality. There’s something that […]

July 20, 2018 | 16 Comments
Thunderhead Review: Smart, Complex Dystopian with an A.I. Ruler

Thunderhead Review: Smart, Complex Dystopian with an A.I. Ruler

This review contains minor reviews for Scythe (the first book in the series). Check out my review for Scythe here, if you haven’t read it. I didn’t realise how much I had missed this world under I picked up Thunderhead, which definitely doesn’t disappoint as a sequel to Scythe, one of my favourite books of 2017. Thunderhead delves […]

May 31, 2018 | 6 Comments
The Speaker Review: Incredible Sequel For An Underrated YA Fantasy Series

The Speaker Review: Incredible Sequel For An Underrated YA Fantasy Series

Note: This is the sequel to The Reader, which you can find my review here. It will contain minor spoilers! WHAT. A. STORY. Traci Chee does it again with her clever writing, multifaceted characters, and heart-aching storyline(s). The Speaker starts from where The Reader leaves off, but everything is much more intense: Sefia’s feelings towards […]

December 12, 2017 | 8 Comments
Godsgrave Review & Discussion Video: Brutal and Bloody Gladiator Assassins

Godsgrave Review & Discussion Video: Brutal and Bloody Gladiator Assassins

Godsgrave is the sequel to Nevernight, the first book in The Nevernight Chronicle. This is a spoiler free review.  What could be even more brutal than assassin school? Well my friends, I’ve learnt that there’s something even worse than killing people for coin. And that’s killing people, for entertainment. In Godsgrave, Mia has moved on from the […]

November 16, 2017 | 6 Comments
The Language of Thorns Review: Dark Twists on Classic Fairytales

The Language of Thorns Review: Dark Twists on Classic Fairytales

Ever read a fairy tale and thought…that’s not really a lesson I want to teach my kids? Well here you have The Language of Thorns, one that modernises classic fairytales and adds in unexpected, darker twists that are real dangers today. From unexpected predators, to questionable morals, oppressive males and enemies hiding from within, all of these dangers […]

November 7, 2017 | 17 Comments