Gideon the Ninth

Name: Gideon the Ninth Author: Tamsyn Muir Published: 2019 Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and no more time for undead bullshit. Brought up by unfriendly, ossifying nuns, ancient retainers, and countless skeletons, Gideon is ready to abandon a life of servitude and an afterlife as a reanimated corpse. She packs up her sword,Continue reading “Gideon the Ninth”

Adult References You Missed in ‘The School for Good and Evil’

‘The School for Good and Evil’ by Somain Chainani. That Never ending series. Most of its reviews agree it’s aimed at primary schoolers, but I’m not sure. Read on for the adult references you missed reading the series as a kid. The School for Good and Evil The original! The first book in this (admittedlyContinue reading “Adult References You Missed in ‘The School for Good and Evil’”

Am I the only person who hated this book?

Name: Every Day Author: David Levithan Published: 2012 Song: Nightswimming by REM Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl.There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which toContinue reading “Am I the only person who hated this book?”

😍 Top 5 Most Aesthetic Books πŸ˜

Do you ever turn to the cover of a book and start internally screaming (occaisonally externally)? Sometimes this may be to mourn the death of my favourite character, or as a kind of shield between me and any cringeness occuring inside, but often it’s beacause the cover is so beautiful. So today I’m counting downContinue reading “😍 Top 5 Most Aesthetic Books πŸ˜”

2 Star Review: I Am Not a Number

Name: I Am Not A Number Author: Lisa Heathfield Published: 2019 They promised to make the country better for everyone. They didn’t promise this. The Traditionals have been voted to lead the country, winning people over with talks of healing a broken society, of stronger families and safer streets. They promised a happier future forContinue reading “2 Star Review: I Am Not a Number”

The Six of Crows Duology

Name: Six of Crows Author: Leigh Bardugo Published: 2015 Song: Believer by Imagine Dragons Kaz Brekker is a criminal prodigy. He rules the streets of Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price. Kaz is offered the chance at a deadly heist that will make him richContinue reading “The Six of Crows Duology”

A Space Oddity: Encounters by Jason Wallace

Name: Encounters Author: Jason Wallace Published: 2017 Song: Starlight by Muse Zimbabwe. 1994. A group of schoolchildren see strange lights in the sky… and this day changes 6 young people’s lives forever. Encounters follows their tangled, tortured lives as they struggle to understand what they witnessed. And out of this darkness comes a group ofContinue reading “A Space Oddity: Encounters by Jason Wallace”

Good Omens

Name: Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch Author: Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman Published: 1990 Song: Sympathy for the Devil by the Rolling Stones ‘The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch’ is the only accurate prediction to when the end of the world will be. And according toContinue reading “Good Omens”