The Blood Spell by C. J. Redwine (Book Review)

[4 min. read] Fantasy-Fairytale • Blue de la Cour has her life planned: hide the magic in her blood and continue trying to turn metal into gold so she can help her city’s homeless. But when her father is murdered and a cruel but powerful woman claims custody of Blue and her property, one wrong move could expose her—and doom her once and for all...

Ten Thousand Thunders by Brian Trent (Blog Tour)

Sci-Fi ▪ Having just been killed in a mysterious shuttle explosion, Gethin Bryce is back to uncover what happened. An unusually gifted investigator with the InterPlanetary Council, Gethin is tasked with seeking out the truth behind unexplained anomalies that lie outside IPC control. His investigation takes him from the luxurious enclaves of Earth’s elite, to the battered Wastelands beyond civilization’s protective thrall...

Scythe by Neal Shusterman (Short Review)

YA Dystopian • In a world where humans have transcended mortality, population control has become a problem. The solution? Ordain a group of people, hereby known as Scythes, with the task of 'gleaning'―killing―humans within a set quota. Two ordinary teens are plucked out of their lives and tasked to become apprentices to the macabre job. What follows is

Book Review: Sadie by Courtney Summers

· YA Thriller · A missing girl on a journey of revenge and a Serial—like podcast following the clues she's left behind. Sadie hasn't had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she's been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her best to provide a normal life and keep their heads above water. But when Mattie is found dead...

The Phantom Tree by Nicola Cornick (Book Review)

Browsing an antiques shop in Wiltshire, Alison Bannister stumbles across a delicate old portrait—identified as the doomed Tudor queen, Anne Boleyn. Except Alison knows better. The subject is Mary Seymour, the daughter of Katherine Parr, who was taken to Wolf Hall in 1557 and presumed dead after going missing as a child. And Alison knows this because...

Girl with a Gun by Kari Bovee (Goodreads Review)

Girl with a Gun by Kari Bovee My rating: 2 of 5 stars I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to SparkPress and NetGalley, in return for my honest opinion. Girl With A Gun was an okay story set in Wild West, it's more suited to readers who like reading about Annie... Continue Reading →

The Museum of Heartbreak by Meg Leder (Short Book Review)

Veering from my usual format I thought I'd post a brief review today!

Poirot’s Early Cases by Agatha Christie

Book Synopsis: Hercule Poirot delighted in telling people that he was probably the best detective in the world. So turning back the clock to trace eighteen of the cases which helped establish his professional reputation was always going to be a fascinating experience. With his career still in its formative years, the panache with which... Continue Reading →

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams (Book Review)

Book Blurb: Seconds before Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor.Together, this dynamic pair began a... Continue Reading →

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