Although I love reading book series, stand alones can be just as complex and exciting. I have narrowed down my list of favourites to 5 (which was tough!), but these are not in a particular order because I love them all just as much! Ready Player One by Ernest Cline This is a dystopian… Continue reading Top 5 Stand Alones
“The revenant, he knew, searched for him.” 19-03-15 ★★★★ +½ I was strolling through Waterstone’s when the cover of The Revenant, by Michael Punke, caught my eye; the simple blue cover with a hint of pink is very effective, and I picked it up and had a read of the blurb. This is the book… Continue reading The Revenant – Review
“Men mock the gods until they need them” ★★★★★ 23-01-16 I had been anticipating reading this book for some time, due to such a hype surrounding it, and I certainly was not disappointed. This book follows six outcasts on a mission to be the first to breach the military stronghold of the Ice Court in… Continue reading Six of Crows – Review
“The world I spent my days in was not, in fact, the real one.” 30-12-15 [this post contains spoilers] I received “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline for Christmas, and finished it three days later. This book was so fantastic, and definitely made the last book of 2015 a good one. Taking place in the… Continue reading Ready Player One – Review
“I thought the only way to hold on was to find something to live for. It isn’t. To hold on, you have to find something you’re willing to die for.” 20-12-15 When my copy of “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey arrived, I was taken aback by the beauty of my hardback edition. The pages… Continue reading The 5th Wave Review
22-11-15 This post has been written for a feature on happybibliosaurus‘s blog! The Hunger Games If you haven’t heard of this series, then you have probably been living under a rock. It’s become such a global phenomenon; both the books and the incredibly successful movie franchise. The way that the first book focuses on the… Continue reading 5 Dystopian Novel Recommendations!
(This review is spoiler free! Although there are some hints at spoilers…) 08-11-15 “Let’s go rattle the stars.” Sarah J. Maas, you did it again. I only began reading the Throne of Glass series in July, and since then it has topped my list of favourite series. And I think, quite possibly, that Queen of… Continue reading Queen of Shadows Review