Tag: 2017 reads

The Speaker Review: Incredible Sequel For An Underrated YA Fantasy Series

The Speaker Review: Incredible Sequel For An Underrated YA Fantasy Series

Note: This is the sequel to The Reader, which you can find my review here. It will contain minor spoilers! WHAT. A. STORY. Traci Chee does it again with her clever writing, multifaceted characters, and heart-aching storyline(s). The Speaker starts from where The Reader leaves off, but everything is much more intense: Sefia’s feelings towards […]

December 12, 2017 | 1 Comment
Rosemarked Review: Quiet YA Fantasy That Deserves More Love!

Rosemarked Review: Quiet YA Fantasy That Deserves More Love!

While I enjoyed this author’s previous work, Midnight Thief, which you can find my review here, Rosemarked was on another level. Readers can really tell how much Blackburne’s writing has grown as she continues to write in-depth stories with a multitude of characters. In Rosemarked, we follow the first-person POV’s of Zivah and Dineas, both […]

December 5, 2017 | 7 Comments
This Mortal Coil Review: A thrill-ride of science, hacking & zombies

This Mortal Coil Review: A thrill-ride of science, hacking & zombies

When a deadly virus takes over the world, what do humans do to combat it? With the help of gene therapy, biotechnology and DNA manipulation, Catarina’s dad has created a cure to save the world from being infected. It takes a lot to surprise a zombie aficionado such as myself, but This Mortal Coil definitely surprised me, […]

December 2, 2017 | 8 Comments
Here We Are Now Review: Had Me Thinking “Are We There Yet?”

Here We Are Now Review: Had Me Thinking “Are We There Yet?”

The best word that I can use to describe Here We Are Now is ‘disappointing’. I absolutely loved Jasmine Warga’s debut novel, My Heart and Other Black Holes, and was highly anticipating this second novel. Sadly, it failed to hit the emotional heights of her debut novel and didn’t really live up to the good concept of the book. […]

November 30, 2017 | 9 Comments
The City of Brass by SA Chakraborty Review: Middle Eastern Historical Fantasy With Ferocious Magic and Cunning Characters

The City of Brass by SA Chakraborty Review: Middle Eastern Historical Fantasy With Ferocious Magic and Cunning Characters

Step into a world of sand and grit from characters both cunning and mischievous in this book. The City of Brass brings Middle Eastern folklore to life as Chakraborty transports readers from the dusty streets of Cairo, Egypt, to the grandiose and magical land of Daevabad. This historical fantasy was a fun-packed ride from start […]

November 22, 2017 | 6 Comments