Review : Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Review : Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Caraval by Stephanie Garber Pages : 407 Genre : YA, Fantasy Series : Caraval, book 1 My Rating : 2.5/5 About the Book  : Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the far-away, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show,...

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Review : Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Review : Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer Pages : 452 Genre : YA, fantasy Series : The Lunar Chronicles, book 2 My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, is trying to break out of prison—even though if she succeeds, she’ll be the Commonwealth’s most wanted fugitive. Halfway around the world, Scarlet Benoit’s grandmother is missing. When Scarlet encounters Wolf, a street fighter who may have information as to her...

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Audio Review : The Midnight Star by Marie Lu

Audio Review : The Midnight Star by Marie Lu

The Midnight Star by Marie Lu Narrated by Carla Corvo & Lannon Killea Pages/Time : 316/9h07 Genre : YA, fantasy Series : The Young Elites, book 3 My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : Adelina Amouteru is done suffering. She’s turned her back on those who have betrayed her and achieved the ultimate revenge: victory. Her reign as the White Wolf has been a triumphant one, but with each conquest her cruelty only grows. The darkness...

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Review : Harry Potter and The Cursed Child by J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

Review : Harry Potter and The Cursed Child by J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child by J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne Pages : 343 Genre : YA, Fantasy Series : Harry Potter My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his...

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Review : The Call by Peadar O’Guilin

Review : The Call by Peadar O’Guilin

The Call by Peadar O’Guilin Pages : 312 Genre : YA, Horror Stand alone My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : 3 minutes and 4 seconds. The length of time every teenager is ‘Called’, from the moment they vanish to the moment they reappear. 9 out of 10 children return dead. Even the survivors are changed. The nation must survive. Nessa, Megan and Anto are at a training school – to give them some chance to fight...

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Review : Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Review : Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch Pages : 342 Genre : Sci-fi, Thriller Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : “Are you happy with your life?” Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits. Before a man Jason’s never met smiles down at him and says, “Welcome back, my friend.” In...

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Review : Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Review : Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Red Rising by Pierce Brown Pages : 382 Genre : Sci-fi/Fantasy Series : Red Rising, book 1 My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that humanity already...

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Review : The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin

Review : The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin

The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin Pages : 448 Genre : Fantasy Series : The Broken Earth, book 2 My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS… FOR THE LAST TIME. The season of endings grows darker as civilization fades into the long cold night. Alabaster Tenring – madman, world-crusher, savior – has returned with a mission: to train his successor, Essun, and thus seal the fate of the Stillness...

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