Author: Patrick Ness

And the Ocean Was Our Sky Review: Beautiful, Poetic But Slightly Confusing

And the Ocean Was Our Sky Review: Beautiful, Poetic But Slightly Confusing

I absolutely love Patrick Ness’s books and his storytelling, and I was excited by And the Ocean Was Our Sky because of how similar its (physical) vibe was to A Monster Calls. And the Ocean Was Our Sky is a retelling of Moby Dick, which I confess I have never read… but there isn’t much prerequisite knowledge you need in order […]

December 11, 2018 | 4 Comments
By Jenna
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The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness Review: Give Me The Chosen Ones

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness Review: Give Me The Chosen Ones

It took me a while to get my head around The Rest of Us Just Live Here. It reads exactly like a contemporary novel, but on the back of Mikey’s love for his best friend and struggles with his politician mum and alcoholic dad, there’s dead things coming back to life, indie kids dying and other supernatural occurrences […]

August 24, 2015 | 51 Comments
More Than This by Patrick Ness Review: Exploring the meaning of life

More Than This by Patrick Ness Review: Exploring the meaning of life

More Than This is an incredibly deep and thought-provoking book, addressing philosophical questions such as: What happens to life after death? What happens if life isn’t what we think it is? What if all our beliefs are thrown out the window…is there more than this? As the story opens with Seth drowning in an ocean, […]

December 20, 2013 | 20 Comments