Category: 5 stars

Sadie Review: An Intensely Important Story

Sadie Review: An Intensely Important Story

Trigger warnings: child sexual abuse, pedophilia, addiction I was completely unprepared for the journey that Sadie would take me on. It was intense and uncomfortable, and the story built up to such emotional end that I have to admit I spilled a few tears at the closing lines of the novel. It covers an incredibly important topic, […]

November 9, 2018 | 4 Comments
By Jenna
Posted in 5 stars, Books, Reviews
Muse of Nightmares Review: Godspawn, vengeance and wrath

Muse of Nightmares Review: Godspawn, vengeance and wrath

This review may contain minor spoilers for Strange the Dreamer. Check out my review for the first book here!  How do you follow up with such a phenomenal book such as Strange the Dreamer? Creating an equally phenomenal sequel, that’s how. Thankfully, Muse of Nightmares was as epic and awesome as the first book, and reading it definitely gave me […]

October 2, 2018 | 10 Comments
The Astonishing Colour of After Review: Beautiful Exploration of Grief in Taiwan

The Astonishing Colour of After Review: Beautiful Exploration of Grief in Taiwan

Every once in a while, a book comes along and sweeps you off your feet, with its gentle exploration of grief and the beautiful story told within its pages. Exploring the life of Leigh as she bonds with her mother after she passes away from suicide, it didn’t take long for The Astonishing Colour of After to […]

September 11, 2018 | 6 Comments
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