Review: Sticky Notes

Author: Indy Yelich Genre: Poetry   Review Sticky Notes is Indy Yelich’s first poetry collection and oh my, is it sublime. The poems revolve around everything that comes with the transition from girl to woman (moving out, mental health, love, family…), as well as reactions to politics and events happening around the world today (see [...]

Review: The Belles

Author: Dhonielle Clayton Genre: YA Fantasy   *Thank you to the publishers, author and NetGalley for sending me an advance copy of the book*   Synopsis ‘Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the opulent world of Orléans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is a commodity coveted above all else. In Orléans, [...]

Review: Everless

Author: Sara Holland Genre: YA Fantasy   *Thank you to the publishers, author and NetGalley for sending me an advance copy of the book*   Synopsis ‘In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency—extracted from blood, bound to iron, and consumed to add time to one’s own lifespan. The rich aristocracy, like the Gerlings, tax [...]

Review: The Wolves of Winter

Author: Tyrell Johnson Genre: Sci-Fi, Dystopia   *Thank you to the publishers, author and NetGalley for sending me an advance copy of the book*   Synopsis ‘Forget the old days. Forget summer. Forget warmth. Forget anything that doesn’t help you survive. Lynn McBride has learned much since society collapsed in the face of nuclear war [...]

Review: Six of Crows

Review: Six of Crows

Author: Leigh Bardugo Genre: YA Fantasy   Synopsis 'Criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker has been offered wealth beyond his wildest dreams. But to claim it, he'll have to pull off a seemingly impossible heist: Break into the notorious Ice Court (a military stronghold that has never been breached) Retrieve a hostage (who could unleash magical havoc [...]

Review: Zarox

Review: Zarox

Author: Louis Smith Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy   ***I received a free copy of the book from the author in return for a review.***   Synopsis Four friends, Parker, Callum, Riley, and Lucy, venture into their school playground at night and end up in an alternative world. Kidnapped by their teacher and the evil glothers, [...]

Review: Red Queen

Review: Red Queen

Author: Victoria Aveyard Genre: YA   Synopsis Mare Barrow lives in the Kingdom of Norta, where the population is divided by the colour of their blood. Those with silver blood rule over those with red. Every silver possesses a special ability to control or manipulate an element (such as light, water, or plant matter). Although [...]