Can the narrator please shut up? ‘Aurora Rising’ Book Review

While the chatty, informal style is for fans of Percy Jackson, the main difference between Percy Jackson and Aurora Rising? Percy Jackson is actually funny… Name: Aurora Rising Author: Amie Kauffman and Jay Kristoff Published: 2019 The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupilContinue reading “Can the narrator please shut up? ‘Aurora Rising’ Book Review”

‘Lady Midnight’ Book Review: Is It Worth the hype?

In an unexpected plot twist, I actually ended up loving this book! Name: Lady Midnight Author: Cassandra Clare Published: 2016 It’s been five years since the events of City of Heavenly Fire that brought the Shadowhunters to the brink of oblivion. Emma Carstairs is no longer a child in mourning, but a young woman bentContinue reading “‘Lady Midnight’ Book Review: Is It Worth the hype?”

Book Review: The Lady’s Guide To Petticoats And Piracy

It’s so feminist and so funny – I’m in love with this series. I thought I’d celebrate the near release of the third book in the Montague Siblings series by reviewing the second one! This series is fast becoming a firm favourite of mine. Name: Lady’s Guide To Petticoats And Piracy (Montague Siblings 2) Author:Continue reading “Book Review: The Lady’s Guide To Petticoats And Piracy”

Recent Release Reviews: Ace Of Spades

Okay, Ace Of Spades was ‘recently released’ when I planned this post, but I forgot to factor in the time it would take to actually read and then review it. And… now it’s September. But that in no way takes away from how spine chillingly brilliant Ace Of Spades was. Name: Ace Of Spades Author:Continue reading “Recent Release Reviews: Ace Of Spades”

Spoiler-Free Review! Any Way The Wind Blows

Words cannot express how much I love these characters. But I will try. Name: Any Way The Wind Blows Author: Rainbow Rowell Published: 6th July 2021 Any Way the Wind Blows takes the gang back to England, back to Watford, and back to their families for their longest and most emotionally wrenching adventure yet. For Simon,Continue reading “Spoiler-Free Review! Any Way The Wind Blows”

One Last Stop: Is It Worth The Hype?

YES, YES, A MILLION TIMES YES. Name: One Last Stop Author: Casey McQuiston Published: 2021 For cynical twenty-three-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to prove her right: that things like magic and cinematic love stories don’t exist, and the only smart way to go through life is alone. She can’t imagine howContinue reading “One Last Stop: Is It Worth The Hype?”

The End Of The Grishaverse? Rule Of Wolves Review

Hanne Brum and Nina Zenik are my new OTP and they deserve all the waffles in the world. Name: Rule Of Wolves Author: Leigh Bardugo Published: 2021 The Demon King. As Fjerda’s massive army prepares to invade, Nikolai Lantsov will summon every bit of his ingenuity and charm—and even the monster within—to win this fight. ButContinue reading “The End Of The Grishaverse? Rule Of Wolves Review”

Comfort Books – They Both Die At The End

Seeing as it’s the weekend, I thought I’d try something different and subject you to the ranting of someone who’s just finished They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera… for the third or fourth time. I’ve lost count! Undeniably, it’s one of the best books I’ve ever read and is an ineffably beautifulContinue reading “Comfort Books – They Both Die At The End”

Jane Austen Investigates: The Abbey Mystery

A big thanks to the publishers for providing me with Julia Golding’s new childrens mystery through Netgalley – it was such a fun read! Name: Jane Austen Investigates: The Abbey Mystery Author: Julia Golding Release Date: 23/4/2021 It’s 1789 and a young Jane Austen turns detective as she seeks to solve the mysterious happenings atContinue reading “Jane Austen Investigates: The Abbey Mystery”

The Night Circus

Only Erin Morgenstern could make me smile so much with just ‘The circus arrives without warning‘. Name: The Night Circus Author: Erin Morgenstern Published: 2011 The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience fullContinue reading “The Night Circus”