Epic African Empires in Son of the Storm | Book Review

【 SON OF THE STORM 】 ★★★★ Genre: FantasyAuthor: Suyi Davies OkungbowaPublished: May 2021Publisher: OrbitPages: 496 [paperback] [ TW ° gruesome violence ° blood ° undead ° death ] First thoughts So interesting! I loved the world building and the complexities of society in this story. It is absolutely to die for and my imagination … Continue reading Epic African Empires in Son of the Storm | Book Review

The End of the World in The Loop | Book Review

【THE LOOP】 ★★★★ Genre: Sci-Fi, Young AdultAuthor: Ben OliverPublished: April 2020Publisher: Chicken HousePages: 384 [paperback] [ ᴛᴡ • ᴅᴇᴀᴛʜ • ɴᴇᴇᴅʟᴇꜱ • ᴅʀᴜɢꜱ • ᴠɪᴏʟᴇɴᴄᴇ ] First thoughts Wowww this book really got me hooked! I was sucked into this super fast-paced story and couldn't put it down. I don't remember the last time a book … Continue reading The End of the World in The Loop | Book Review

Other Worlds in Only Human | Book Review

Only Humanby Sylvain Neuvel book three in the Themis Files ★★★★ Genre: Sci-FiAuthor: Sylvain NeuvelPublished: May 2018Publisher: Michael JosephPages: 353 [paperback] First thoughts A great conclusion to this trilogy! I was so interested to see where book three was going to go after the events of book two. Things finish off in quite a final … Continue reading Other Worlds in Only Human | 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

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

Phobias in The Island | Book Review

The Islandby C. L. Taylor ★★★★ Genre: ThrillerAuthor: C. L. TaylorPublished: February 2021Publisher: HarlequinPages: 384 [paperback] Thank you kindly to Harlequin Books for providing me a copy in exchange for an honest review! First thoughts This was super clever and really good! Once you get going it's a race to the end to get to … Continue reading Phobias in The Island | Book Review

New Adventures in The Moroccan Daughter | Book Review

The Moroccan Daughter by Deborah Rodriguez ★★★★ Genre: General FictionAuthor: Deborah RodriguezPublished: February 2021Publisher: Bantam AustraliaPages: 336 [paperback] Review on Goodreads Make sure you check out the other blogs during this blog tour to hear more about this book! Thank you to Penguin Random House for sending me a copy of this in exchange for … Continue reading New Adventures in The Moroccan Daughter | Book Review

Stubborn Evil in Kingdom of Sea and Stone | Book Review

Kingdom of Sea and Stoneby Mara Rutherford book two in the Crown of Coral & Pearl series ★★★★ Genre: Young Adult, FantasyAuthor: Mara RutherfordPublished: October 2020Publisher: Inkyard PressPages: 368 [hardback] Review on Goodreads Thank you to Inkyard Press for providing me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts upon Finishing … Continue reading Stubborn Evil in Kingdom of Sea and Stone | Book Review

Isolation in Chasing the Shadows | Book Review

Chasing the Shadows by Maria V. Snyder Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi Author: Maria V Snyder Published: November 2019 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 439 [paperback] Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was a fun sequel! I always enjoy a book by Snyder and I think the plot for this series is great. This definitely reads … Continue reading Isolation in Chasing the Shadows | Book Review

Anxiety in Leave the World Behind | Spoiler-Free Review

Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam Review on Goodreads Thank you to Bloomsbury for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review [ intense suspense • racism • negative stereotypes • dystopian themes • sex scenes ] Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing It's nearly midnight, I haven't been able to put … Continue reading Anxiety in Leave the World Behind | Spoiler-Free Review