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Month: May 2018

Fantasy

Out of the Blue

Shortly after Jaya’s mother dies, angels start falling from the sky. Her father become obsessed, tracking the angels and predicting where the next one will fall. None of the angels survive their descent to earth, not until Jana stumbles across one on Arthur’s Seat in…

Fantasy

The City of Lost Fortunes

Jude Dubuisson has a magical gift, to find lost things. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, so much was lost, his power overwhelmed him. Since the storm he’s been lying low, until he is drawn into a card game where his fate becomes the ante….

Fantasy

SLAY

A demon-slaying boy band? How fun! Kim Curran’s new book follows Milly who has been transplanted to America by her opera singing mum. She isn’t allowed to listen to popular music but she still knows who SLAY are, how could she miss their adoring fans…

Non-Fiction

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

My suspicions that true crime really isn’t my thing has been confirmed by reading I’ll Be Gone in the Dark. It’s incredibly upsetting reading this knowing these horrific acts happened to real people and I couldn’t help thinks how dying whilst in fear for the…

5 Star, Horror

Into the Drowning Deep

Into the Drowning Deep reminded me in many ways of Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park, but instead of dinosaurs, there are killer mermaids. It’s set in the very near future, enough to allow for some slight technological advances and a bit more damage to the environment….

5 Star, Horror

Dread Nation

You might expect the dead are rising from the battlefields of the American Civil War to change everything, but Justina Ireland uses Dread Nation to explore how minorities continue to be exploited. Jane is a pupil at Miss Preston’s School of Combat in Baltimore, receiving…

Books In

April Book Haul

Well I thought April had been a restrained book buying month before I piled them all up for a photo. I have read four of these already though, go me! I’ve put all the sub boxes on hold except for Illumicrate and I feel in…