Tag: 2015 reads

Chimera by Mira Grant Review: Survival of the Fittest

Chimera by Mira Grant Review: Survival of the Fittest

This review does not contain any series spoilers.  Reading this series is always a delightfully horrific and philosophical experience. Being centered around a scientific experiment gone wrong, causing tapeworms that were meant to be the end of human disease and suffering to overtake their hosts, it gets pretty squeamish during some parts. That’s part of […]

January 29, 2016 | 22 Comments
Winter by Marissa Meyer Review: Fangirling over my OTPs

Winter by Marissa Meyer Review: Fangirling over my OTPs

What a beautiful ending to my favourite Lunar Chronicles series! There were so many beautiful moments throughout the book. At 800 pages, the book never drags or slows down. This is war, where Cinder rallies the Lunar Citizens to overtake Levana’s mind control rule. I wasn’t quite prepared for the bloody massacre within the book, and the […]

January 23, 2016 | 38 Comments
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Review: An Impossible Heist with a Motley Crew

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Review: An Impossible Heist with a Motley Crew

Set in the Grisha universe where magic and science mesh upon a rich fantasy world, Six of Crows is an impossible heist story that brings together a colourful cast of unlikely criminals. From nonstop action, to fantastic dialogue and characters, to a well constructed world, Six of Crows ticks all the boxes. Not being entirely familiar with the Grisha […]

January 14, 2016 | 64 Comments
Author Interview & Review: The Bureau of Time by Brett Michael Orr

Author Interview & Review: The Bureau of Time by Brett Michael Orr

You know what’s refreshing about The Bureau of Time? It doesn’t overcomplicate the time travel or the sci-fi. Timewalking, mutated genes and temporal shifts may be hard to grasp if it’s info dumped, but the whole concept behind the powers were integrated flawlessly into the book. New concepts are revealed on a need to know basis, and it doesn’t […]

Aila’s Top 10 Books of 2015

Aila’s Top 10 Books of 2015

So let me just tell you that YOU CAN’T MAKE ME CHOOSE AND LIST BOOKS. YOU JUST CAN’T. *screeches* (This is why I do so bad with Top Ten Tuesdays //sobs.) But, being the end of the year I guess I shall have to make an exception. So this list took me thirty minutes to […]

December 21, 2015 | 44 Comments
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