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

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

Sand and Magic in The Woman Who Rides Like a Man | Spoiler-Free Review

The Woman Who Rides Like a Man by Tamora Pierce Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Tamora Pierce Published: March 1986 Publisher: Atheneum Pages: 268 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing You can't go too far wrong with a Tamora Pierce book, right? This series is such a lovely, easy read and Alanna is … Continue reading Sand and Magic in The Woman Who Rides Like a Man | Spoiler-Free Review

Classic Comedy in So, Anyway | Spoiler-Free Review

So, Anyway... by John Cleese Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoirs Author: John Cleese Published: October 2014 Publisher: Crown Archetype Pages: 392 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was as entertaining as I'd hoped it would be. I found it particularly fascinating how similar Cleese's style of writing was to Stephen Fry's. It is always … Continue reading Classic Comedy in So, Anyway | Spoiler-Free Review

Thief-Taking in Wild | Spoiler-Free Review

Wild by Nathan Besser Genre: Historical Fiction Author: Nathan Besser Published: September 2019 Publisher: Penguin Random House Pages: 384 {paperback} Review on Goodreads A massive thank you to Penguin Random House for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Honestly, this was freaking fabulous. I am … Continue reading Thief-Taking in Wild | Spoiler-Free Review

Blind Stories in The Storyteller’s Daughter | Spoiler-Free Review

The Storyteller's Daughter: A Retelling of "The Arabian Nights" by Cameron Dokey Genre: Fantasy, Retelling [Arabian Nights] Author: Cameron Dokey Published: September 1997 Publisher: Simon Pulse Pages: 218 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Honestly, this was way better than I had hoped it would be. I don't remember where I picked up … Continue reading Blind Stories in The Storyteller’s Daughter | Spoiler-Free Review

Godly Storms in Empire of Sand | Spoiler-Free Review

Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Tasha Suri Published: November 2018 Publisher: Orbit Pages: 496 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing This was really good! I'd been so nervous to read this in case it didn't live up to my high expectations, but it did! We had some … Continue reading Godly Storms in Empire of Sand | Spoiler-Free Review

Stealing Castles in The Good Thieves | Spoiler-Free Review

The Good Thieves by Katherine Rundell Genre: Middle-Grade Fiction, Adventure Author: Katherine Rundell Published: June 2019 Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 336 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Thanks to Bloomsbury for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing As always, another dazzling and brilliant novel from my favourite middle-grade author. This … Continue reading Stealing Castles in The Good Thieves | Spoiler-Free Review