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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 […]

Paperweight by Meg Haston Review: All the Sad Things

Paperweight by Meg Haston Review: All the Sad Things

Deep, heavy and depressing, Paperweight certainly packed a punch when it came to the feels. I picked this up, knowing it was about a girl suffering from an eating disorder, but little did I know, the multiple triggers the book would cover. Grief, physical and emotional abuse, suicide, depression, toxic friendships, negative body image, drinking and family […]

August 3, 2015 | 50 Comments
Hexed by Michael Alen Nelson Review: My Kind of YA Urban Fantasy

Hexed by Michael Alen Nelson Review: My Kind of YA Urban Fantasy

I’m a big fan of the urban fantasy genre with it’s kick ass heroines, nonstop action and supernatural elements, and Hexed is a YA urban fantasy that did not disappoint! Hexed features a thief with a mission – to recover a missing girl kidnapped by supernatural forces. Not to be mistaken with the devil, Lucifer is a smart, resourceful […]

July 27, 2015 | 43 Comments