Before the Devil Breaks You (The Diviners #3) by Libba Bray

This book has everything I’ve grown to love and adore about The Diviners: a supernatural Scooby gang, spooky atmosphere, scary villains, awesome language (I nearly said ‘Everything copacetic?’ to a colleague the other day). It’s confronting: there’s racism, attempted rape, domestic abuse, homophobia, and all kinds of bigotry that make me really mad, but all […]

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Beauty Queens was a parody/spoof/comedy book, based on the concept of a plane full of teenage beauty pageant contestants crash landing on a deserted island and how they survive that. Think of a comedy version of Lord of the Flies, but with girls. I like clever parodies, and I really enjoyed Beauty Queens. It was […]

Lair of Dream (The Diviners #2) by Libba Bray

I’m back with another instalment of The Diviners series by Libba Bray, read by the extraordinary January LaVoy. This time it’s the sequel, with the uninteresting title of Lair of Dreams – but don’t let the lacklustre titles of this series so far fool you! This book was absa-tootly swell! This book has the perfect […]

The Diviners by Libba Bray

The Diviners is a beautifully written tale of 1920s New York and the mysterious gifted people, the Diviners, who inhabit it, when, unknowingly, they stumble across a serial killer leaving behind clues that link the killing spree to the Occult. Evie O’Neill, from Ohio, is an attention-seeking, hard-drinking, party-loving flapper who is shipped off to […]