Timekeeper | Book Review

【 TIMEKEEPER 】 book one in the Timekeeper series ★★★★ A fun take on the whimsy of clock towers. Genre: Young Adult, FantasyAuthor: Tara SimPublished: November 2016Publisher: Sky Pony PressPages: 414 (hardback) My favourite thing about this book was the quiet way magic was imbued in the story. This is all about a mechanic who … Continue reading Timekeeper | Book Review

The Diamond Eye | Book Review

【THE DIAMOND EYE 】 ★★★★★ Kate Quinn has done it again. One of the best books I've ever read. Genre: Historical FictionAuthor: Kate QuinnPublished: March 2022Publisher: William Morrow & CompanyPages: 435 (hardback) If you haven't read Kate Quinn yet, then you are depriving yourself of some of the highest quality historical fiction out there. I … Continue reading The Diamond Eye | Book Review

Spacey Fun in Victories Greater Than Death | Book Review

【 VICTORIES GREAT THAN DEATH 】 ★★★★ This was refreshingly diverse sci-fi Genre: Young Adult, Sci-FiAuthor: Charlie Jane AndersPublished: April 2021Publisher: Titan BooksPages: 400 (paperback) Wow, what a chaotic novel - so much fun. This gave me such strong Hitchhiker's vibes throughout, but it was so much more than just its plot. One of the … Continue reading Spacey Fun in Victories Greater Than Death | Book Review

Necromancy in Gideon the Ninth | Book Review

【 GIDEON THE NINTH 】 ★★★★★ This was possibly the best book I've ever read. Genre: Fantasy (paranormal)Author: Tamsyn MuirPublished: September 2019Publisher: TorPages: 448 (hardback) I'm not kidding – this might just be my new favourite book. This was AMAZING. I have always been put off by this cover and never knew what this book … Continue reading Necromancy in Gideon the Ninth | Book Review

Hilarity in Blobfish | Picture Book Review

【 BLOBFISH 】 ★★★★★ This is hands down my favourite picture book. Genre: Children's FictionAuthor: Olaf FalafelPublished: June 2022Publisher: Walker Books AustraliaPages: 32 (hardback) Thanks Walker Books for sending me a copy for review No matter what age you are, I strongly suggest getting yourself a copy of this to cheer you up. Blobfish has … Continue reading Hilarity in Blobfish | Picture Book Review

Secrets in The Limitless Sky | Book Review

【 THE LIMITLESS SKY 】 ★★ *wades through confusing plot holes* Genre: Sci-Fi, Dystopian, Young AdultAuthor: Christina KilbournePublished: May 2022Publisher: Dundurn PressPages: 384 (paperback) Thanks to NetGalley for a copy of this for review Yeah hm. I found this one tricky to follow and it felt like the first few chapters of what could've been … Continue reading Secrets in The Limitless Sky | Book Review

…. huh? In Neom | Book Review

【 NEOM 】 ★ I have no idea what this book was about. Genre: Sci-FiAuthor: Lavie TidharPublished: November 2022Publisher: TachyonPages: 256 (paperback) Thanks NetGalley for a copy of this for review I went into this so excited by the premise, the cover and the setting. And then it was all downhill from there. Perhaps I … Continue reading …. huh? In Neom | Book Review

Spacey Sequels in Starsight | Book Review

【 STARSIGHT 】 book #2 in Skyward series ★★★★★ A scudding good sequel. Genre: Sci-Fi, YAAuthor: Brandon SandersonPublished: November 2019Publisher: OrionPages: 461 (paperback) **potential spoilers for book 1** This has rapidly become one of my new-found Sci-fi favs - it feels as if there's been a real dirth of good YA Sci-fi over the last … Continue reading Spacey Sequels in Starsight | Book Review

Feminist Greek Myth in Wings of Fury | Book Review

【 WINGS OF FURY 】 ★★★★ A twisty-turny retelling of Greek myth with women taking the lead. Genre: Mythology (retelling)Author: Emily R. KingPublished: March 2021Publisher: 47NorthPages: 302 (paperback) I've been really excited to read this book and so glad that I finally have. Before reading this, I thought premise sounded really cool and there were … Continue reading Feminist Greek Myth in Wings of Fury | Book Review

Love and Science in Anatomy | Book Review

【 ANATOMY 】 ★★★★ An intriguing, but addictive-to-read book. Genre: Historical FictionAuthor: Dana SchwartsPublished: January 2022Publisher: PiakusPages: 335 (paperback) I find the cover of this book so strange – but having read it, it's oddly fitting. It makes me both drawn in and pushed away at the same time. To sum it up, overall I … Continue reading Love and Science in Anatomy | Book Review