Second First Impressions by Sally Thorne | Book Review

【 SECOND FIRST IMPRESSIONS 】 ★ Repeat after me: manipulation is not romance. Genre: Contemporary, YA, RomanceAuthor: Sally ThornePublished: March 2021Publisher: HachettePages: 352 (paperback) I'm honestly shocked at the number of books I'm coming across, particularly those angled towards the YA audience, that are jam-packed full of toxic relationship elements and romanticise dangerous behaviour. If … Continue reading Second First Impressions by Sally Thorne | 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

Awful Story in The Viscount Who Loved Me | Book Review

【 THE VISCOUNT WHO LOVED ME 】 BOOK #2 IN THE BRIDGERTONS SERIES This was one gigantic nope. ★ Genre: Historical RomanceAuthor: Julia QuinnPublished: December 2000Publisher: PlaktusPages: 384 (paperback) I was really surprised (in a bad way) by this book given how much most other people seem to love it. I found it uninspiring and … Continue reading Awful Story in The Viscount Who Loved Me | Book Review

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%

Disappointment in The Gradual Disappearance of Jane Ashland || SPOILER-FREE REVIEW

The Gradual Disappearance of Jane Ashland by Nicolai Houm 1/5 STARS Genre: General Fiction Author: Nicolai Houm Published: April 2018 Publisher: Faber Factory Pages: 192 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Thanks to Allen & Unwin for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Well . . . … Continue reading Disappointment in The Gradual Disappearance of Jane Ashland || SPOILER-FREE REVIEW