Book Review: Yellow by Megan Jacobson

Yellow by Megan Jacobson Rating: ★★★★ If fourteen-year-old Kirra is having a mid-life crisis now, then it doesn’t bode well for her life expectancy. Her so-called friends bully her, whatever semblance of a mother she had has been drowned at the bottom of a gin bottle ever since her dad left them for another woman,… Continue reading Book Review: Yellow by Megan Jacobson


Book Review: Days of Blood and Starlight

Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor Rating: ★★★★ Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love and dared to imagine a new way of living – one without massacres and torn throats and bonfires of the fallen, without revenants or bastard armies or children ripped from their mothers’ arms… Continue reading Book Review: Days of Blood and Starlight


Book Review: Lady Midnight

Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare Rating: ★★★★ Emma Carstairs is a warrior, a Shadowhunter, and the best in her generation. Shoulder to shoulder with her parabatai, Julian Blackthorn, she patrols the streets of Los Angeles, where vampires party on the Sunset Strip, and faeries—the most powerful of supernatural creatures—teeter on the edge of open war with Shadowhunters.… Continue reading Book Review: Lady Midnight

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Book Review: Gap Year in Ghost Town

Gap Year in Ghost Town by Michael Pryor Rating: ★★★★1/2 The Marin family are outcasts of the ghost hunting world. They run a two-man operation in inner city Melbourne. Anton has the Ghost-sight, but his father does not. Rani Cross is supremely skilled in hand-to-hand combat, with enhanced speed and strength thanks to her magical… Continue reading Book Review: Gap Year in Ghost Town


Book Review: Clockwork Angel

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare and Jennifer Ehle (Narrator) Rating: ★★★★ When sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray crosses the ocean to find her brother, her destination is England, the time is the reign of Queen Victoria, and something terrifying is waiting for her in London’s Downworld, where vampires, warlocks and other supernatural folk stalk the gaslit streets. Only the… Continue reading Book Review: Clockwork Angel


Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor Rating: ★★★★★ In general, Karou has managed to keep her two lives in balance. On the one hand, she’s a seventeen-year-old art student in Prague; on the other, errand-girl to a monstrous creature who is the closest thing she has to family. Raised half in our world, half… Continue reading Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone