Category: Reviews

ARC Review: All The Truth That’s In Me by Julie Berry – A hauntingly beautiful novel addressed to you

ARC Review: All The Truth That’s In Me by Julie Berry – A hauntingly beautiful novel addressed to you

All The Truth That’s In Me is a hauntingly beautiful tale about Judith, a girl who went missing with her best friend and returned 2 years later with half her tongue cut out and mute. The tale is a tragic, chilling, and touching as Judith learns to deal with the past and rebuild herself as a respected person. Everyone […]

September 3, 2013 | 25 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
Parasite by Mira Grant ARC Review: Tapeworms made awesome. For science.

Parasite by Mira Grant ARC Review: Tapeworms made awesome. For science.

You’ve got to give it to Mira Grant (or Seanan McGuire). Anyone who can write a book about tapeworms and make it intriguing, horrifying, and scientifically fascinating needs to be commended. Having loved the political zombie book, Feed, Mira Grant has swept me off my feet once again with her originality and the way she […]

August 25, 2013 | 26 Comments
The First Third by Will Kostakis Review: Funny, poignant, touching story about family

The First Third by Will Kostakis Review: Funny, poignant, touching story about family

To Billy’s grandmother, family is everything. This is the lesson that she passes down to her grandson Billy, through the form of a bucket list that she asks him to complete to glue his family together. As his yiayia explains the circle of life, The First Third is where you get embarrassed by your family, […]

August 21, 2013 | 10 Comments
The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon ARC Review: Richly intricate world of clairvoyants

The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon ARC Review: Richly intricate world of clairvoyants

In her debut, Samantha Shannon blew me away with the highly imaginative setting of The Bone Season, where clairvoyants are hidden away within the city of Scion London and the alien race of the Rephaim holds the government in its evil clutches. In the riveting world of The Bone Season, there are seven classes of clairvoyants, […]

August 18, 2013 | 16 Comments