The Worst Kind of Horror: Messenger by Lois Lowry Review

In my first review of this series I remember saying I usually liked to review books that can get I reaction out of them. It makes them much easier to write about. Well I have something to say about Messenger and it isn’t good!! I never knew how much a book in a series could … Continue reading The Worst Kind of Horror: Messenger by Lois Lowry Review

A Slow Horror: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry Review

First thought upon opening the book: Welp that’s a cold opening. I think it should be said I know nothing about the book only that it is a ‘companion’ to the Giver. And though I was hoping for a direct continuation from The Giver, I’m kind of glad it wasn’t as there are plenty of … Continue reading A Slow Horror: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry Review

Why Do I Keep Doing This To Myself?: Rebel by Marie Lu Review

Eden Wing has been living in his brother’s shadow for years. Even though he’s a top student at his academy in Ross City, Antarctica, and a brilliant inventor, most people know him only as Daniel Wing’s little brother. A decade ago, Daniel was known as Day, the boy from the streets who led a revolution … Continue reading Why Do I Keep Doing This To Myself?: Rebel by Marie Lu Review

A Quiet Horror: The Giver by Lois Lowry Review

God, I hate books like this. Not to say I hated this book, quite the contrary. I like books I either hate or can be passionate about, (I like lots of exclamation marks in my reviews clearly). However, The Giver doesn’t give that opportunity. It’s like spending time with a quiet friend, you just become … Continue reading A Quiet Horror: The Giver by Lois Lowry Review

Legend Trilogy by Marie Lu: Series Review

I’ve decided I want to try out something new. With the latest instalment of Marie Lu’s Legend series, Rebel, out I wanted to have a look back at the reviews I did for the previous books and see how many, in retrospect, I agree or disagree with them. For my full reviews, click the links below! … Continue reading Legend Trilogy by Marie Lu: Series Review

Not as Good as it Could Have Been: Reaper at the Gate by Sabaa Tahir

Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger. The Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla, is assailed on all sides. Emperor Marcus, haunted by his past, grows increasingly unstable, while the Commandant capitalizes on his madness to bolster her own power. As Helene searches for a way to hold back the approaching … Continue reading Not as Good as it Could Have Been: Reaper at the Gate by Sabaa Tahir

Is This The Best Book Ever Written? Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir Review

‘Soldiers hunt Laia and Elias as they flee the city of Serra and begin their journey through the heart of the Empire. Laia is determined to break into Kauf, the Empire’s most secure and dangerous prison to save her brother Darin.  Bound to the Emperor’s will, Helene faces a torturous mission: find the traitor Elias … Continue reading Is This The Best Book Ever Written? Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir Review