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Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman Review: Ancient Greek Legends Come to Life

Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman Review: Ancient Greek Legends Come to Life

Blending historical fiction with an engaging YA fantasy, Legacy of Kings takes a look at Alexander the Great during his teenage years before his rise to power. And what a rich and fascinating world it was, bringing to life a period in history where Greek royalty practiced the occult, where an army was run by a 16 […]

September 24, 2015 | 34 Comments
Demon Road by Derek Landy Review: A Fun and Annoying Supernatural Road Trip

Demon Road by Derek Landy Review: A Fun and Annoying Supernatural Road Trip

I’m conflicted about Demon Road. On one hand, I really liked the supernatural creatures and the anti-hero main character, on the other, the characters really annoyed me which resulted in my struggling to finish the book. Therefore, this is going to be a tough review. What I liked Supernatural setting. When I first read the blurb, I thought it […]

September 9, 2015 | 27 Comments
Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas Spoiler Free Review: EPIC, BADASS & OFF THE CHARTS

Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas Spoiler Free Review: EPIC, BADASS & OFF THE CHARTS

This is a spoiler-free review for the book and the series.  Sarah J. Maas you have done it again. You have managed to tease out every emotion from the human spectrum with Queen of Shadows. Fear, for the characters’ safety. Horror, at the monsters at Morath. Courage, for a disabled slave. Happiness, at characters reunited. Loneliness, for […]

September 4, 2015 | 63 Comments
Stray by Rachael Craw: Review & Character Bios

Stray by Rachael Craw: Review & Character Bios

If you’re looking for a YA sci-fi read with a unique concept and lots of action, then the Spark series is perfect! The first book introduced us to the concept of Sparks, Strays and Shields who are genetically engineered to activate, protect and hunt each other down with enhanced abilities. Stray really hits the ground running by amping everything up […]

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
Giveaway (AUS) & Review: The Bit In Between by Claire Varley

Giveaway (AUS) & Review: The Bit In Between by Claire Varley

The Bit In Between is a fun, vibrant book about two artistic beings – a poet and writer, who meet on a plane, and decide to travel to the Solomon Islands for writing inspiration. The writing was really easy to get into, and it felt like a really light island comedy romance, with eccentric characters, […]

Mini Reviews #2 – Pandora Jones Reckoning, The Potion Diaries & Afterlight

Mini Reviews #2 – Pandora Jones Reckoning, The Potion Diaries & Afterlight

This Aussie YA read is a mix between psychological thriller and dystopian, and I’m glad I ended up sticking through the series with Reckoning. Pan has learnt to harness her abilities for the greater good, convincing the student body that they need to escape. She really grows in her confidence and her ability to convince people, and I liked […]