Publisher: Allen & Unwin

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Blog Tour: Afterworld by Lynnette Lounsbury – Review + Giveaway

Blog Tour: Afterworld by Lynnette Lounsbury – Review + Giveaway

February 19, 2014 Blog Tour, Giveaways, Reviews 1 ★★★★

Hi guys! Today I'm sharing sharing my review of Afterworld by Lynnette Lounsbury and having an awesome giveaway for my Aussie readers! Unexpectedly poignant and philosophical, Afterword imagines existence after death and the trauma and challenges that go with it. Dominic is dead, but instead of finding heaven, he finds himself in the Necropolis, the City of the Dead, where he has to train and earn minutes to tackle the next stage of death, called the Maze. The best thing about this book is the world-building. I found it extremely clever - an amalgamation of all of humanity's collective thoughts about...

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Blog Tour: Secret by Brigid Kemmerer – Interview

Blog Tour: Secret by Brigid Kemmerer – Interview

February 5, 2014 Blog Tour 0

Hi guys! It’s a pleasure to welcome Brigid back to Speculating on SpecFic, this time to celebrate the release of Secret, the highly anticipated 4th instalment in her Elementals series. But first, a little about the book: The Australian edition of Secret includes the novella Breathless, which introduces Nick’s story….

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Secret by Brigid Kemmerer

Secret by Brigid Kemmerer

January 28, 2014 Reviews 0 ★★★★★

Wahhh it’s finished 🙁 Basically, Nick is the best, and Secret is awesome. At its heart Secret is an amazing story, told from the points of view of the two most compelling characters in the series so far. Nick and Quinn are great protagonists, and their story is riveting. Secret…

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These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

November 21, 2013 Reviews 3 ★★★★★

Beautiful, lyrical, and down-right heart-breaking, These Broken Stars grabs you and won’t let go. My advice: don’t pick it up as a quick read before bed-time. You, like me, will still be reading at 3am, uncaring that 9am Monday is fast approaching and you have to go to work.

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Jump by Sean Williams

Jump by Sean Williams

November 8, 2013 Reviews 6

This is a superbly clever book. This is a riveting adventure of epic proportions. This is a disturbing future. This is Jump, the first book of Sean Williams’ Twinmaker series. Instant gratification. That’s the premise if this book. You can instantly transport yourself anywhere in the world. You can fabricate anything…

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Blog Tour: Jump by Sean Williams – Guest Post

Blog Tour: Jump by Sean Williams – Guest Post

November 1, 2013 Blog Tour 2

Hi guys! Today we have Australian author Sean Williams guest posting here as part of the blog tour for his newest release, Jump. Sean is the author of many awesome books, and one of my all-time literary heroes, so I don’t have the words to describe how incredible this moment is…

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The Last Girl by Michael Adams

The Last Girl by Michael Adams

October 8, 2013 Reviews 2 ★★★★

Wow. Everyone needs to run out and grab a copy of this epic book as soon as possible! Raid your libraries, your local bookstores, and if need be, online bookstores (Fishpond has international shipping). The Last Girl is primarily concerned with an apocalyptic event: the Snap, which allows everyone to read…

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