I finally got round to reading the Simon Snow series by Rainbow Rowell, so here is my review of the series. Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who's ever been chosen. That's what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he's probably right. Half the … Continue reading Simon Snow Review
Long time no see. My exams are finished now so I will be able to post more consistently. Today I have a book review for you. Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman. Caden Bosch is on a ship that's headed for the deepest point on Earth: Challenger Deep, the southern part of the Marianas Trench. Caden … Continue reading Challenger Deep Review
Requests and to-dos bombard your phone and inbox, day and night. Information and distractions claw at your time and attention. You're always busy, always searching for the finish line ... or at least the pause button. Life feels like an endless series of "what's nexts"--what's the next meeting, task, obligation, goal, achievement?
I'm moving house in a couple of weeks, back to university. As I've been looking at my TBR list, I realised that I had a number of middle grade books in large series that I didn't particularly want to take back with me, so I am trying to read them before I move. Hence why … Continue reading Turns Out Middle Grade Books Are Easy To Get Through
Deathless Divide is the second book in the Dread Nation duology, a historical fiction series set shortly after the American civil war. The war ended due to the fallen soldiers on both sides returning to the field of battle as zombies. The confederate states were overrun and became known as the ‘Lost States’, while in … Continue reading Deathless Divide Review
Towards the end of last year I read Romanov by Nadine Brandes and thought that it was wonderful, and wanted to share the rest of my thoughts on the book. The history books say I died.They don’t know the half of it. Anastasia “Nastya” Romanov was given a single mission: to smuggle an ancient spell … Continue reading Romanov Review
After reading the sampler of this book ages ago, I finally got round to reading the whole of Dry by Neal & Jarrod Shusterman, and it was great! When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, one teen is forced to make life and death decisions for her family in this harrowing story of survival. … Continue reading Dry Review