The Institute by Stephen King: Pretty damn incredible

The Institute by Stephen King is one of the best books I have read in years. It spans multiple genres, has a diverse character spread with excellent development and a very unique plot. I loved that this wasn't your typical 'government lock superhero children away' narrative, as the experimentation and reasoning behind it actually made... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: The Record Keeper by Agnes Gomillion

Blog Tour The Record Keeper Agnes Gomillion 18th June 2019 Publisher: Titan Books My overview: To break it down, the white English people are the dominant race, while the black Kongos are field workers and servants. Marriage and family life are a thing of the past, as the world rulers have separated people into the... Continue Reading →

The Last: Dystopian fiction at its best

The Last by Hanna Jameson is an exciting, mysterious, at times bleak, but overall compelling dystopian novel which addresses how people would deal with being the last people on earth after nuclear destruction. Told from the perspective of an actionable narrator, this book has left me wanting so much more from Jameson. This could be... Continue Reading →

Aaru: An adventurous world

Aaru by David Meredith is a unique creation which I enjoyed reading this week. The characters are well crafted and I cared about them all, who they were and what might happen to them. The story was gripping and really considered the effects of fame and 'big brother' on families and teenagers. This is not... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: We Other by Sue Bentley

Book Spotlight Title:  We Other Author: Sue Bentley Twitter: @suebentleywords About the book: We Other was published by Everything With Words on 28 April, 2017. Sue Bentley visited the Young Adult Literature Conference to promote the book in 2017, signing copies and delivering proof copies. Bentley is an established author of children's books and We Other is... Continue Reading →

Blog tour: Indigo Lost

Book Spotlight Title:  Indigo Lost Author: S.R Summers Twitter: @indigolost About the author:  Living in Leamington Spa, West Midlands, S.R. Summers owns and runs the popular ZouBisou cafe. Previously, she has enjoyed a career working within broadcast media whilst living in Belgium and within the field of e-commerce. She also holds a degree in History from the... Continue Reading →

The Outsider: A unique fantasy thriller

Stephen King has done it again! The Outsider is an incredible, unique look at the criminal justice system intermingled with a tale of mythology and belief. I thought that this novel was suspenseful and captivating and I learned a lot from it about Mexican mythology and a variety of supernatural happenings. The Story A little boy,... Continue Reading →

The Wolf: An interesting read

Having read some reviews of The Wolf by Leo Carew from other bloggers, I was nervous and excited to dive into a new world under the Northern Sky, as I don’t often read pure fantasy novels and have never even watched an episode of Game of Thrones. Along the way, I was surprised by the... Continue Reading →

The Wren Hunt: A YA Fantasy

As I start to introduce more young adult fiction into my reading, I am reminded of the sheer simplicities of reading when you’re young. The Wren Hunt by Mary Watson was a slightly confusing, but overall well-written, enticing book. It follows in-line with many YA fantasies which focus on the fact that if this character... Continue Reading →

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