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Month: July 2014

Young Adult

The One

The One is the final instalment of The Selection trilogy and therefore this review may contain spoilers for previous books The Selection and The Elite. It’s not long now until the prince must make his choice. America may not have wanted to be in The…

5 Star, Crime Fiction, Thriller

Broken Monsters

Detroit, a city built on the American Dream, now harbouring killers and dreams that shouldn’t see the light of day. A gruesome murder with no motives. Detective Gabi Versado leads the case, all hands on deck, filling in the gaps. At home, her teenage daughter…

Books In

Incoming: All Souls Edition

AKA Showcase Sunday Friday night I went to the pre-launch party for The Book of Life, the final instalment in Deborah Harkness’ All Souls trilogy. The event was sponsored by Glamour magazine so we got a very generous goodie bag, which of course included a…


The Queen of the Tearling

Nineteen year old Kelsea has been collected from her foster parents by the Queen’s Guard. Her guard now. She must travel to New London to take her crown and dislodge the Regent who has ruled dishonestly since her mother’s death. As she learns the truth…

Classics, List, Top Ten

Top Ten Classics

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Most of my favourite classics are fairly modern. I’m not a huge classics reader, to be honest, but this list does contain some of my favourite books. #10 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?…