Sassy Mythology in Troy | Book Review

Troyby Stephen Fry ★★★★★ third book in Stephen Fry's Mythology series Genre: MythologyAuthor: Stephen FryPublished: October 2020Publisher: Michael JosephPages: 496 [hardback] First thoughts Bedazzling, exciting and fizzing with energy, this final book in Fry's mythology series is just as good as expected. His knack for storytelling and painting the most delightful personalities on these mythological … Continue reading Sassy Mythology in Troy | Book Review

Pirates! in Daughter of the Siren Queen | Book Review

Daughter of the Siren Queenby Tricia Levenselelr ★★★★★ sequel to daughter of the pirate king Genre: Young Adult, FantasyAuthor: Tricia LevensellerPublished: February 2018Publisher: Square FishPages: 368 [paperback] Initial Thoughts upon Finishing Aaaa-mazing! Just as good as book one and filled with so much action. This had a wicked fast pace and was so easy to … Continue reading Pirates! in Daughter of the Siren Queen | Book Review

The Reality of Climate Change in A Life on Our Planet | Spoiler-Free Review

A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future by David Attenborough Genre: Non-Fiction Author: David Attenborough Published: October 2020 Publisher: Penguin Random House Pages: 272 [hardback] Review on Goodreads Thank you so much to Penguin Random House for sending a copy of this to review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing … Continue reading The Reality of Climate Change in A Life on Our Planet | Spoiler-Free Review

Monsters in A Deadly Education | Spoiler-Free Review

A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Naomi Novik Published: September 2020 Publisher: Penguin Random House Pages: 336 [paperback] Review on Goodreads Thank you so much to Penguin for sending a copy my way in exchange for an honest review! VERDICT: WORTH IT Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing And you know what?! … Continue reading Monsters in A Deadly Education | Spoiler-Free Review

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

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

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

Government Deceptions in Q | Spoiler-Free Review

Q by Christina Dalcher Genre: Sci-Fi, Dystopian Author: Christina Dalcher Publisher: April 2020 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 384 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Thanks to HarperCollins for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Whew. This was intense. An absolute powerhouse of a dystopian that really gets you thinking about … Continue reading Government Deceptions in Q | Spoiler-Free Review

Untruth in Verity | Spoiler-Free Review

Verity by Colleen Hoover Genre: Romance, Thriller Author: Colleen Hoover Published: December 2018 Publisher: Independent Pages: 314 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing I don't think I will ever finish processing this book. HOLY GOD. This was an unbelievably brilliant work of fiction, enough to rival And Then There Were None. One of … Continue reading Untruth in Verity | Spoiler-Free Review