reviews

Review: Walking Shadows by Narelle M Harris

Lissa Wilson has had one hell of a year. When people she cared about kept turning up dead, she discovered that The Opposite of Life is not always death – at least, not final death anyway. When they tried killing her too, life went from bad to worse. On the plus side, she made a […]

Review: Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas

 From the throne of glass rules a king with a fist of iron and a soul as black as pitch. Assassin Celaena Sardothien won a brutal contest to become his Champion. Yet Celaena is far from loyal to the crown. She hides her secret vigilantly; she knows that the man she serves is bent on […]

Review: Julius and the Watchmaker by Tim Hehir

Please note this was read in April 2016. I just found this review in my drafts so decicded I should publish it. A lost diary A spinning pocketwatch A gentleman wielding a deadly walking cane And a boy who’s about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime When Julius Higgins isn’t running from Crimper […]

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Answer? Consumed by work and so tired that I couldn’t actually concentrate on reading.   Books I read between my last review and stopping reading about six months ago? Soulless by Gail Carriger – 5/5 The King’s Deception by Steve Barry – 3/5 The Stars at Oktober End by Glenda Millard – 3/5 Daughter of […]

Review: Deadly Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock

Mackenzie and Amy were best friends. Until Amy was brutally murdered. Since then, Mac’s life has been turned upside down. She is being haunted by Amy in her dreams, and an extremist group called the Trackers has come to Mac’s hometown of Hemlock to hunt down Amy’s killer: A white werewolf. Lupine syndrome—also known as […]

Review: Reboot & Rebel by Amy Tintera

REBOOT #1 Five years ago, Wren Connolly was shot three times in the chest. After 178 minutes she came back as a Reboot: stronger, faster, able to heal, and less emotional. The longer Reboots are dead, the less human they are when they return. Wren 178 is the deadliest Reboot in the Republic of Texas. […]

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Abby Kirk 14, selfish in Sydney Australia, chases Beatie Bow 11, from park where kids chant her name in game, to 1873. Bows adopt penniless ‘Stranger’ into typical life of era’s working-class. Gran from Orkney foretold ‘Stranger’ must save family Gift of Prophecy. Abby will only learn power of love for herself, falls for sailor Judah 18, engaged to Dovey.

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Blog Tour & Review: Raining Embers by Jessica Dall

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 Title: Raining Embers Author: Jessica Dall Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Palmer Tash always follows the path of least resistance. He has an unusual disability involving his hearing. But in theocratic Latysia, being different isn’t a good thing, so he conceals his problem. Brier Chastain’s malady is even more debilitating, and she often must take to […]

Review: The Shifting Fog by Kate Morton

Originally published as The House at Riverton 1924: On the eve of a glittering society party, by the lake of a grand English country house, a young poet takes his life. The only witnesses, sisters Hannah and Emmeline Hartford, will never speak to each other again. Winter 1999: Grace Bradley, 98, one-time housemaid of Riverton […]