Audio Book Review: The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman

Publisher: Listening Library Publishing Date: November 2003 Genre: Children, Fantasy Format: Audio Book (unabridged) My rating: The Subtle Knife is Book 2 of the His Dark Materials trilogy, and the audiobook is an unabridged version narrated by the author and performed by a full cast. Lyra has left her world and stumbled into a strange, adult-less city called Citagazze, […]

Waiting on The Essence by Kimberly Derting (9)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking The Spine. It’s all about spotlighting upcoming releases we’re eagerly anticipating. Share your books and remember to visit Breaking The Spine for more great books! This week I’m eagerly waiting on: The Essence (The Pledge #2) by Kimberly Derting Expected publication: January 1st 2013 Publisher: Margaret […]

Top Ten Favourite Kick-Ass Heroines (9)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. It’s all about bookish lists! Share your lists and remember to stop by The Broke and the Bookish to see where it all began. This week’s list: Top Ten Favourite Kick-Ass Heroines 1. Rose from Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead 2. Yelena from […]

Book Review: Ash by Malinda Lo

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Publishing Date: September 1 2009 Genre: Fantasy, YA, Romance Format: Hardcover Page count: 264 My rating: When Ash’s mother, full of fairy tales and knowledge of the old ways, dies, her father remarries a woman who brings two horrendous daughters to the household. Well, Ash is a Cinderella retelling, so that bit should […]

Stacking The Shelves (9)

Stacking The Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. It’s all about sharing the books we’ve picked up for the week, whether they are bought, borrowed, gifted, galleys, physical or virtual. Share your shelves and remember to visit Tynga’s Reviews where it all started to find more great books! This week I went […]

Film Review: Iron Man 2 (2010)

I didn’t feel like writing my review last week, so here it is now. Iron Man II picks up where Iron Man left off: with Tony Stark’s admission as the identity of the armoured superhero at a live press conference. Then it gets awesome. The end. No seriously. I’m struggling to write this review. Because […]

Book Review: Fury by Shirley Marr

Publisher: Black Dog Books/ Walker Books Publishing Date: May 1 2010 Genre: YA, Contemporary Format: Paperback Page count: 277 My rating: Eliza Boans is sitting in an interview room, confessing to murder. That’s the premise of this book, and it’s totally awesome. We are told the story in a series of flashbacks: when new girl at school Ella joins ‘Lizzie’s […]

Waiting on Princess of the Silver Woods by Jessica Day George (8)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking The Spine. It’s all about spotlighting upcoming releases we’re eagerly anticipating. Share your books and remember to visit Breaking The Spine for more great books! This week I’m eagerly waiting on: Princess of the Silver Woods (Princess #3) by Jessica Day George Expected publication: November […]

ARC Book Review: Foxfire (Others #3) by Karen Kincy

Publisher: Flux Publishing Date: October 8 2012 Genre: YA, Urban Fantasy Format: e-ARC Page count: 312 (paperback) My rating: Tavian just wanted to go on a holiday to Japan with his shapeshifter girlfriend Gwen. He had no idea his shapeshifting past would catch up to him upon return to his homeland: his kitsune (fox) mother is looking for him, […]