Category: Reviews

Review: Elizabeth and Zenobia, Jessica Miller

Review: Elizabeth and Zenobia, Jessica Miller

When Elizabeth’s mother runs away, Elizabeth and her father move to his childhood home of Witheringe House, along with Elizabeth’s friend Zenobia, even though her father insists she’s too old for an imaginary friend. When they arrive at Witheringe House, Zenobia insists that it is the perfect place for a… Read more »

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Review: Sisters of the Fire, Kim Wilkins

Review: Sisters of the Fire, Kim Wilkins

Five sisters, the daughters of King Aelthric, are spread out across Thyrsland, each on a separate path. Bluebell, the heir to the throne, becomes aware of a plot to kill her and sets off on a journey to find each of her sisters, but as they draw closer together again… Read more »

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Review: Three Dark Crowns, Kendare Blake

Review: Three Dark Crowns, Kendare Blake

Three queens, one destined to rule, the others to die. It’s a harsh fate – triplets separated at the age of six and raised in separate camps, each with a special gift to be trained. In order for one of them to take the throne, they must kill their two sisters… Read more »

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Review: Carousel, Brendan Ritchie

Review: Carousel, Brendan Ritchie

Did you ever dream, as a kid, how awesome it would be to be trapped in a shopping centre overnight? Nox, Taylor and Lizzy are trapped in Carousel Shopping Centre in Perth. Nox already knows Taylor and Lizzy – they are are twin sisters, in a band, Canadian, lesbians, and awesome. There’s nothing… Read more »

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Review: Empire of Storms, Sarah J Maas

Review: Empire of Storms, Sarah J Maas

At last, the fifth book in Sarah J Maas’ Throne of Glass series, Empire of Storms, has arrived. This series is turning into an epic tale, the threads of which are weaving together in this penultimate book. Although I loved reading it, there were a few things that I didn’t like… Read more »

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Review: Ignite the Shadows, Ingrid Seymour

Review: Ignite the Shadows, Ingrid Seymour

Marci is a high school student by day and hacker by night, but from a young age, she has had strange attacks from her ‘shadows’. When she discovers the group IgNiTe, they explain that she’s not alone with these attacks, and that the shadows are in fact an insidious threat from a… Read more »

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Review: Mechanica, Lance Balchin

Review: Mechanica, Lance Balchin

Two hundred years into the future, humans are the only animal life left on Earth. There are still creatures, though – strange mechanical insects and birds that have evolved over the years from man-made designs. This book contains incredibly detailed pictures and descriptions of these Mechanica, as described by Miss Liberty… Read more »

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Review: The Great Dragon Bake Off, Nicola O’Byrne

Review: The Great Dragon Bake Off, Nicola O’Byrne

Flamie Oliver doesn’t want to be a terrifying dragon like the other dragons at the Ferocious Dragon Academy – he just likes to bake. It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed a kids’ book, but this one has both dragons and cake, so how could I resist?! My little dragons and… Read more »

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Review: The Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater

Review: The Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater

Magic, ghosts, ley lines, and ancient Welsh kings – Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Cycle is exactly the series I love to read, and I didn’t even know until I started reading The Raven Boys! “If you kiss your true love, he will die.” Blue Sargent’s family of psychics have been… Read more »

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