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Month: December 2017

List, Top Ten

Top Ten 2017

Drumroll please! I’m sure this isn’t the moment you’ve all been waiting for, but I am pleased to reveal my top ten books read in 2017. Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor Nevernight by Jay Kristoff The Real-Town Murders by…

New Releases

2018 Books on my Radar

My 2018 wishlist has been growing and growing despite my pledges to read more backlist titles. I obviously can’t keep up so I am sharing them here in order to tempt you instead. What books are you looking forward to…


The Lost Plot

The Lost Plot is the fourth book in Genevieve Cogman’s excellent Invisible Library series and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. To be honest, she was having fun being Jeanette Smith, Crime Boss. It was much…

5 Star, Fantasy

The Obelisk Gate

The Obelisk Gate is the second book in the Broken Earth trilogy and therefore this review may contain spoilers for The Fifth Season. After devouring The Fifth Season I was eager to continue Essen’s story and when The Obelisk Gate…

5 Star, Science Fiction


If you’ve spent any time around the YA community you’ll have heard of Illuminae. Why did I take so long to read it? I honestly don’t know because it is perfect for me. If you’re not aware, it’s a sort…