WWII Secrets in The Codebreakers | Book Review

【 THE CODEBREAKERS 】 ★★★ Genre: Historical FictionAuthor: Alli SinclairPublished: March 2021Publisher: HarlequinPages: 496 (paperback) Big thanks to HarperCollins for a copy of this in exchange for an honest review First thoughts This was a sweet tale of Codebreakers during WWII in Australia with just the right amount of romance! I found the pacing a … Continue reading WWII Secrets in The Codebreakers | Book Review

R-rated Memoirs in Leave Me Alone | Book Review

【LEAVE ME ALONE】 ★★★ Genre: Non-Fiction, MemoirAuthor: Christian HullPublished: March 2021Publisher: Allen & UnwinPages: 256 [paperback] First thoughts This was quite the entertaining read and very easy to get through. A wonderful amount of X-rated content fills more or less the last 50% of the book and was a good little cackle to get through. … Continue reading R-rated Memoirs in Leave Me Alone | Book Review

Disappointment in The Damned | Book Review

The DamnedRenée Ahdieh ★★★ Genre: YA, Fantasy (paranormal)Author: Renée AhdiehPublished: July 2020Publisher: G.P. Putnam's SonsPages: 456 [hardback] Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing Somewhat conflicted upon finishing this. I really wasn't expecting to rate it 3 stars considering I LOVED book one and rated that 5. But whilst this was an enjoyable and quick … Continue reading Disappointment in The Damned | Book Review

Death Cults in The Unspoken Name | Spoiler-Free Review

The Unspoken Name by A.K. Larkwood Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Queer Author: AK Larkwood Published: February 2020 Publisher: Tor Books Pages: 462 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Thank you Pan Macmillan for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Hmmm, this was okay. The plot got a … Continue reading Death Cults in The Unspoken Name | Spoiler-Free Review

Tricksters in Norse Mythology | Spoiler-Free Review

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman Genre: Mythology Author: Neil Gaiman Published: February 2017 Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company Pages: 301 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing I have rarely delved into the world of Norse Mythology - at least not to the extent that I have with Greek Mythology. This was quite … Continue reading Tricksters in Norse Mythology | Spoiler-Free Review

War in Inside Out and Back Again | Spoiler-Free Review

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai Genre: Historical Fiction Author: Thanhha Lai Published: February 2011 Publisher: HaperCollins Pages: 228 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was really good! The book is entirely written in prose which makes it an incredibly fast read. This was an amazingly well-done look into the … Continue reading War in Inside Out and Back Again | Spoiler-Free Review

Sandstorms in A Thousand Nights | Spoiler-Free Review

A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Retelling Author: E K Johnston Published: October 2015 Publisher: MacMillan Children's Books Pages: 325 {paperback} Review to Come Initial Thoughts upon Finishing This wasn't actually the story I was expecting it to be and I'm far less satisfied at the end. However, it was pretty … Continue reading Sandstorms in A Thousand Nights | Spoiler-Free Review

Fire-Breathing Dragons in Firelight | Spoiler-Free Review

Firelight by Sophie Jordan Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Sophie Jordan Published: September 2011 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 323 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Honestly, this was fantastic and fun. Sometimes you just need a good ol' throwback to those insta-lovey, drama-hyped teenage fantasies to have a good laugh. I LOVE dragons and … Continue reading Fire-Breathing Dragons in Firelight | Spoiler-Free Review

Total Control in The Warehouse | SPOILER-FREE REVIEW

The Warehouse by Rob Hart Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi, Dystopian Author: Rob Hart Published: August 2019 Publisher: Bantam Press Pages: 368 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Big thank you to Penguin for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review!   Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was an intriguing and stressful read. … Continue reading Total Control in The Warehouse | SPOILER-FREE REVIEW

Oddities in Church of Marvels | Spoiler-Free Review

Church of Marvels by Leslie Parry Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Author: Leslie Parry Published: May 2015 Publisher: Hachette Australia Pages: 308 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing I just about don't know what to make of this story. But I really enjoyed it in the end. The beginning was quite slow and I … Continue reading Oddities in Church of Marvels | Spoiler-Free Review