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Month: September 2015

Horror, Young Adult

Monster

School was a scary enough place to be stranded during the Christmas holidays without some starey-eyed imp like Regan banging on about man-eaters and things that go rawr in the woods. Nash’s brother is missing in the depths of Columbia. With her parents away that…

Books In

Incoming!

September has seen the start of 2016 releases trickling in. I guess for a lot of publishers the pre-Christmas period is all biographies and cookbooks, so the next batch of fiction will be the new year. Gives us time to take a breather at least!…

Fantasy

The Copper Promise

Wydrin of Crosshaven, a.k.a. The Copper Cat, and her companion Sir Sebastian, formerly of the Knights of Isu, have a job to do. They have been hired by the withered Lord Frith to go exploring the caverns beneath the Citadel; a dangerous job but he…

List, Top Ten

Top Ten: Autumn TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish Autumn’s great for cosying up with familiar characters and the odd spooky book as we approach Halloween. It’s also that time of year where I start to look over my TBR and lists of…

Fantasy

Queen of Shadows

Queen of Shadows in the fourth book in the Throne of Glass series and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. It was ancient, and cruel, and paced in the shadows leashing his mind. It was not of this world, and had…

Young Adult

Everything, Everything

Maddy is trapped inside her own house. She suffers from a rare disease; she’s allergic to the world. Her mother and nurse do everything they can to keep her safe, limiting her contact with people and ensuring everything that comes into contact is sterilised. Yet…

Fantasy

The Machinery

Ruin is coming. For nearly 10,000 years, the leaders of the Overland have been selected by the Machinery; a mysterious entity overseen by the Operator. Yet there is a prophecy that in the 10,000th year the Machinery will break and the land will be thrown…

Young Adult

Asking For It

Emma is the prettiest girl in town and she wants everyone to know it. When her partying gets out of control, she’s discovered on the doorstep of her house, with no recollection of how she got there. She doesn’t find out what happened until she…

Fantasy

Deceptions

Deceptions is the third book in the Cainsville series and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. Olivia’s ex-fiancé still won’t leave her be. As he continues to try to get between her and Gabriel, she’s still trying to get to the…