The Apocalypse in Waking Gods | Book Review

Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel Genre: Sci-Fi, Dystopian Author: Sylvain Neuvel Published: April 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 322 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This series just gets better and better! I cannot get over how damn good the audiobook performances are. There is quite literally no other audiobook I've ever come … Continue reading The Apocalypse in Waking Gods | Book Review

Eye-Opening Stories in Born a Crime | Spoiler-Free Review

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoir Author: Trevor Noah Published: November 2016 Publisher: Doubleday Canada Pages: 288 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was incredible and harrowing all at once. I'm completely taken aback by the things that Trevor Noah experienced in his … Continue reading Eye-Opening Stories in Born a Crime | Spoiler-Free Review

Hope in The Happiest Man on Earth | Spoiler-Free Review

The Happiest Man on Earth by Eddie Jaku Genre: Non-Fiction, History, Memoirs Author: Eddie Jaku Published: July 2020 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 208 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Thank you so much to Pan Macmillan for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was a completely … Continue reading Hope in The Happiest Man on Earth | Spoiler-Free Review

Sword Fighting in The Emperor of Nihon-Ja | Spoiler-Free Review

The Emperor of Nihon-Ja by John Flanagan Genre: Fantasy, Middle-Grade, Adventure Author: John Flanagan Published: November 2010 Publisher: Random House Australia Pages: 487 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Ranger's Apprentice never fails to please. I thoroughly enjoyed this story just like I thoroughly enjoyed the previous nine books. I was nervous going … Continue reading Sword Fighting in The Emperor of Nihon-Ja | Spoiler-Free Review

Hostile Planets in Terraformer | Spoiler-Free Review

Terraformer by Colleen Houck Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction Author: Colleen Houck Published: May 2020 Publisher: Colleen Houck Pages: 536 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was really fun! I admit things got a little strange towards the end there and I was all for a 5-star rating until about the 75% … Continue reading Hostile Planets in Terraformer | Spoiler-Free Review

Formalities in The Clergyman’s Wife | Spoiler-Free Review

The Clergyman's Wife by Molly Greeley Genre: Historical Fiction, Retelling [Pride & Prejudice] Author: Molly Greeley Published: December 2019 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pages: 288 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Thank you to Allen & Unwin for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review Initial Thoughts upon Finishing This turned out better than … Continue reading Formalities in The Clergyman’s Wife | Spoiler-Free Review

Aeroplanes in Ayoade on Top | SPOILER-FREE REVIEW

Ayoade on Top by Richard Ayoade Genre: Non-Fiction, Humour Author: Richard Ayoade Published: September 2019 Publisher: Faber Faber Pages: 256 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was weirdly hilarious. I thought I had signed up for comedic memoirs, but this turned into a 5-hour review of a film I've never even heard … Continue reading Aeroplanes in Ayoade on Top | SPOILER-FREE REVIEW

Pandemic Midwifery in The Pull of the Stars | Spoiler-Free Review

The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue Genre: Historical Fiction Author: Emma Donoghue Published: July 2020 Publisher: Picador Pages: 304 {ebook} Review on Goodreads Thank you Picador (Pan Macmillan) for providing me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts upon Finishing UM WOW. This blew me away?!? I can't … Continue reading Pandemic Midwifery in The Pull of the Stars | Spoiler-Free Review

Exile in The Queen of Nothing | Book Review

The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Holly Black Published: November 2019 Publisher: Hot Key Books Pages: 308 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was quite the contented ending to this series. I wasn't as blown away quite as much as I was with the previous two … Continue reading Exile in The Queen of Nothing | Book Review

Witches and Sea-Faring Princes in Truthwitch | Spoiler-Free Review

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Susan Dennard Published: January 2016 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 484 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing Oh boy this was good. I've been waiting to read this for the longest of times and there has been SO much hype around it: it lived up … Continue reading Witches and Sea-Faring Princes in Truthwitch | Spoiler-Free Review