Emily Chambers Spirit Medium Book 2: Possession

A strange little girl summoned an evil spirit into Jacob’s sister Adelaide, and it’s up to the only other spirit medium in London, Emily Chambers, a seventeen year old mixed-race middle class working girl, to stop him before he hurts someone. Also, Jacob is broody. Possession brings us largely the same as The Medium in […]

Emily Chambers Spirit Medium Book 1: The Medium

SUMMARY Emily Chambers is a seventeen year old orphaned spirit medium who lives with her older sister in Regency London.  PLOT When Emily and her sister accidentally unleash a shapeshifting murderous demon from another dimension on London, the Administrators from the Waiting Area send a solid ghost called Jacob to Emily to help defeat the […]

Coraline: A Satisfyingly Creepy Tale

Coraline: A Satisfyingly Creepy Tale

There was a film adaptation of Coraline released in 2009 that was amazing and will be referenced throughout this review. SUMMARY Coraline Jones, a bored tween, finds a more interesting life through a magical portal in her new house’s drawing room where her Other Mother wants to love her and keep her forever and replace […]

The Hypnotic City by Andrea Berthot

The Hypnotic City by Andrea Berthot

Disclaimer: Andrea and I are Goodreads friends. This is because I read a review copy of The Heartless City, fell in love with it, and decided Andrea should be my new BFF, so I friend requested her (also to keep tabs on when her new books are coming out). My online ‘friendship’ with the author […]

Mysteries And Conspiracies in the Heartless City of London

Mysteries And Conspiracies in the Heartless City of London

SUMMARY London has been in quarantine for 13 years thanks to the Hydes, monstrous-like heart-eating beings that shift from ordinary infected humans who have taken the Hyde drug. Elliot, the son of the physician looking for a cure, who in the search for a weapon against the Hydes accidentally made himself an empath, and Iris, […]

Skulduggery Pleasant

Skulduggery Pleasant

Where to begin with Skulduggery Pleasant. It’s an Urban Fantasy about a private investigator with magical powers. Sound familiar? It should because that’s the Dresden Files too. But unlike the decidedly adult tone of Jim Butchers master-works of Urban Fantasy, Derek Landy offers us something just as good, but a little more Artemis Fowl. Set […]

Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined by Stephenie Meyer

Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined by Stephenie Meyer

In Life and Death, Twilight is gender-flipped and we meet Beaufort Swan, who’s moving to Forks to give his childishly erratic mother some space in her new marriage, where he meets the perfectly beautiful Edythe Cullen and her mysterious family, and is drawn into a world and a love that could be the difference between […]

Fearless by Marianne Curley + Dream Cast

Fearless by Marianne Curley + Dream Cast

Before I start, I have to apologise to Bloomsbury Australia who kindly sent me a review copy of this book. I cleaned my house and promptly lost the book for about six months, so when I found it again I decided to review Book 1 Hidden and Book 2 Broken as well. SUMMARY Now that […]