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Month: April 2016

Science Fiction

Long Dark Dusk

Long Dark Dusk is the second book in the Australia trilogy and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous book, Way Down Dark. Having escaped Australia and survived the crash on Earth, Chan has never been more alone….

Young Adult

Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels is the fifth book in the Geek Girl series and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. Scientifically, a hill feels a lot less steep when climbed with a friend. Harriet Manners loves facts…

5 Star, Horror, Translation


One evil spawned another, greater evil, and ultimately everything could be traced back to Black Spring. Welcome to Black Spring, once you move in there’s no going back. The town keeps a secret, it’s home to a witch who walks…

Books In


I started reading Long Dark Dusk today, it feels ages since there was a new Smythe but I guess that’s just because he used to have them coming out so close together before. However the final book in this trilogy…

The Thing About Jellyfish

Some hearts beat only about 412 million times. Which might sound like a lot. But the truth is, it barely even gets you twelve years. Zu is just twelve when her best friend dies. She is told sometimes things just…


Q+A with Francesca Haig

I’m super excited to have Francesca Haig on the blog today, talking about her latest book The Map of Bones. So your second book is out, how does that compare to the excitement of seeing your debut on the shelves?…


The Map of Bones

The Map of Bones is the sequel to The Fire Sermon and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous book. Cass’s visions of the blast are getting more frequent, straining her mentally. She sees her future in Xander…