DNF: Odin’s Child | 60%

Odin's Childby Siri Pettersen ★ Genre: FantasyAuthor: Siri PettersenPublished: March 2021 [in English]Publisher: ArctisPages: 519 [hardback] DNF 60% Thank you NetGalley for a copy of this in exchange for an honest review. First thoughts I just couldn't get through this one, unfortunately. I tried so hard to push through this but I found the pace … Continue reading DNF: Odin’s Child | 60%

DNF: A Promised Land | 38%

A Promised Landby Barack Obama DNF 38% Genre: Non-fiction, Political memoirAuthor: Barack Obama Published: November 2020Publisher: Crown Publishing GroupPages: 751 [hardback] Ach, nope. Couldn't do it. Tried really hard and loved the audiobook narration by Obama himself - but ultimately I found this tediously boring. Not my cup of tea, wasn't interested in the extreme … Continue reading DNF: A Promised Land | 38%

Intense Romance in November 9 | Book Review

November 9by Colleen Hoover ★★★★ Genre: RomanceAuthor: Colleen HooverPublished: November 2015Publisher: Simon & SchusterPages: 307 [paperback] Review on Goodreads First thoughts I'm going with a diplomatic three and a half stars for this. I loved it. I couldn't put it down. It lived up to Hoover expectations. An incredible and unique book. But with a … Continue reading Intense Romance in November 9 | Book Review

A Must Read: In Control | Book Review

In ControlDangerous Relationships and How They End in Murderby Jane Monckton Smith ★★★★★ Review on Goodreads Genre: Non-FictionAuthor: Jane Monckton SmithPublished: March 2021Publisher: BloomsburyPages: 256 [paperback] TW [ violence | domestic abuse | death | coercive control | stalking ] First thoughts This was, quite simply, harrowing. A must-read for every person out there to … Continue reading A Must Read: In Control | Book Review

Destruction in Mercurial | Book Review

Mercurialby Naomi Hughes ★★★★ Genre: Young Adult, FantasyAuthor: Naomi HughesPublished: March 2021Publisher: Self-PublishedPages: 412 [paperback] Review on Goodreads First thoughts This was AMAZING. Loved it. Devoured it. Want more. I love the cover, I loved the characters, I loved the setting, I loved all the stabby-ness. So much angst. So much action. Many dogs (that … Continue reading Destruction in Mercurial | Book Review

Parallel Worlds in Game Changer | Book Review

Game Changerby Neal Shusterman ★★ Genre: Young Adult, Sci-FiAuthor: Neal ShustermanPublished: February 2021Publisher: Walker BooksPages: 400 [paperback] Thanks to Walker Books for a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! First thoughts This was an interesting read. I thought I was going to love it more than I did in the end - … Continue reading Parallel Worlds in Game Changer | Book Review

Space Travel in Defending the Galaxy | Book Review

Defending the Galaxyby Maria V. Snyder ★★★★ sequel to Chasing the Shadows Genre: Young Adult, Sci-FiAuthor: Maria V. SnyderPublished: December 2020Publisher: HarlequinPages: 554 [paperback] Review on Goodreads First thoughts This was good fun! These books definitely read young but I was so hooked. This was hands down my favourite in the series and I fell … Continue reading Space Travel in Defending the Galaxy | Book Review

Justice in Why We Broke Up | Book Review

Why We Broke Upby Daniel Handler ★★★★★ Genre: Young Adult, ContemporaryAuthor: Daniel HandlerPublished: December 2011Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPages: 354 [hardback] Initial Thoughts upon Finishing al;skjfdwsfnsilkd. This book is the biggest fuck you to an ex that there is. I loved it. So many thoughts, so many feelings, but mostly I goddamn wish I … Continue reading Justice in Why We Broke Up | Book Review

Sassy Mythology in Troy | Book Review

Troyby Stephen Fry ★★★★★ third book in Stephen Fry's Mythology series Genre: MythologyAuthor: Stephen FryPublished: October 2020Publisher: Michael JosephPages: 496 [hardback] First thoughts Bedazzling, exciting and fizzing with energy, this final book in Fry's mythology series is just as good as expected. His knack for storytelling and painting the most delightful personalities on these mythological … Continue reading Sassy Mythology in Troy | Book Review

Pirates! in Daughter of the Siren Queen | Book Review

Daughter of the Siren Queenby Tricia Levenselelr ★★★★★ sequel to daughter of the pirate king Genre: Young Adult, FantasyAuthor: Tricia LevensellerPublished: February 2018Publisher: Square FishPages: 368 [paperback] Initial Thoughts upon Finishing Aaaa-mazing! Just as good as book one and filled with so much action. This had a wicked fast pace and was so easy to … Continue reading Pirates! in Daughter of the Siren Queen | Book Review