Posts Categorized: Reviews

Mar 03
Half the World by Joe Abercrombie

Half the World by Joe Abercrombie

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

A brilliantly crafted sequel to Half a King, Half the World takes us back into the world of the Shattered Sea, introducing us to two new protagonists and letting us catch up with some old favourites.

Thorn Bathu wants to become a warrior. Touched by Mother War, she's more comfortable with a weapon in her hands than at any other time, but her abrasive nature distances her from her mother and those who would become her friends. One of these people is Brand, who has lived in dire poverty for most of his life and dreams of the riches and...

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Feb 18
Fairest by Marissa Meyer

Fairest by Marissa Meyer

Reviews 0 ★★★★½

I never thought I’d sympathise with Levana. She’s been this amorphous blob of evil in The Lunar Chronicles for three books, and although I never doubted that her past would make an interesting story, I certainly didn’t think it would make me understand her. People have either forgotten or glorified…

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Feb 16
The Fire Sermon by Francesca Haig

The Fire Sermon by Francesca Haig

Reviews 1 ★★★★

The Fire Sermon is the first book in what promises to be an exciting post-apocalyptic series. Well executed and action-filled, it will grip readers from the first page. The most striking aspect of this novel is its world-building. Humanity has changed in the 400 years since The Blast – a…

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Feb 05
Blog Tour: Avery by Charlotte McConaghy

Blog Tour: Avery by Charlotte McConaghy

Blog Tour, Reviews 4 ★★★★

Hello! Today the blog tour for Avery, the first book in Charlotte McConaghy’s The Chronicles of Kaya series, stops by and I’m sharing my review with you! But first, a little about the book: Avery introduces us to a dark and war-torn world where the people of Kaya and Pirenti…

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Jan 20
The Fell Sword by Miles Cameron

The Fell Sword by Miles Cameron

Reviews 0 ★★★★

The Fell Sword is a great sequel to Cameron’s fantasy début The Red Knight, expanding the world and delving deeper into its history, introducing us to new characters and giving us the tools to understand our favourites better, farewelling a few characters, and most importantly, giving a glimpse into the grand scale of the five book Traitor Son cycle.

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Jan 13
Catalyst by S. J. Kincaid

Catalyst by S. J. Kincaid

Reviews 0 ★★★★

Catalyst is the final instalment of the amazing science fiction series that began with Insignia. Tom Raines faces new challenges in this book and faces them with his usual combination of bravery and brashness.

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Jan 12
Sacrifice by Brigid Kemmerer

Sacrifice by Brigid Kemmerer

Reviews 4 ★★★½

Sacrifice is the final book in the Elementals series by Brigid Kemmerer. When we met the Merrick brothers in Storm, they were a very different group of young men than the ones we hang out with in this book.

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