Audio Book Review: Knife by R.J. Anderson

Title: Knife (Faery Rebels #1) Author: R.J. Anderson Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Release Date:  12 December 2009 Genre: Young Adult, urban fantasy Format: audiobook Page Count: 320(paperback) Source: Library Rating: R.J. Anderson’s Knife tells the story of a headstrong, wily young faerie named Knife and her adventures as she attempts to unravel why her faery people no longer have any magic. Knife […]

Book Review: Sensation by Kevin Hardman

Title: SensationL A Superhero Novel (Kid Sensation #1) Author: Kevin Hardman Publisher: Kevin Hardman Release Date:  3rd May 2013 Genre: Young Adult, urban fantasy Format: ebook Page Count: 206(paperback) Source: Author Rating: When Jim, otherwise known as the ‘Kid’, tried out for the superhero league, he didn’t expect to become a fugitive. Now on the run, Jim uses his myriad of […]

Book Review: The Athena Effect by Derrolyn Anderson

Title: The Athena Effect (The Athena Effect #1) Author: Derrolyn Anderson Publisher: Derrolyn Anderson Release Date:  29th August 2012 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Romance Paranormal Format: ebook Page Count: 227 (paperback) Source: Author Rating: Just because I consider Derrolyn Anderson a friend of mine, does not mean I have not approached the reading of this book impartially. I am quite relieved […]

ARC Book Review: Panic by Lauren Oliver

Title: Panic Author: Lauren Oliver Publisher: Hachette Australia/ Hodder & Stoughton Release Date:  11th March 2014 Genre: Contemporary New Adult Format: ebook Page Count: 416 (paperback) Source: Netgalley Rating: Before I start this review I just need to say that this is NOTHING like The Hunger Games (it’s actually got more in common with Divergent’s Dauntless initiation) and […]

Book Review: Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin #1) by Robin LaFevers

Title: Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin #1) Author: Robin LaFevers Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Release Date: 3rd April 2012 Genre: Young Adult, fantasy, historical, romance Format: Paperback Page Count: 484 Source: Purchased (FROM AN ACTUAL BOOKSHOP) Rating: On the night of Ismae’s marriage to an abusive pig farmer, she is rescued and spirited away to the […]

ARC Book Review: Words Once Spoken by Carly Drake

Title: Words Once Spoken Author: Carly Drake Publisher: Escape Publishing Release Date:  1st October 2013 Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal Romance (NOT High Fantasy), Fairy Tale, Historical Format: e-ARC Page Count: ??? Source: Netgalley Rating:   ~SPOILERS AHEAD~ Evelyn is being forced to attend court against her wishes, where her mother hopes she will become handmaiden to the princess, and she has […]

ADULTS ONLY ARC Book Review: Red Hot Dragon (Dragon Heat #2) by Lolita Lopez

Title: Red Hot Dragon (Dragon Heat #2) Author: Lolita Lopez Publisher: Forever (Grand Central Publishing) Release Date:  1st October 2013 Genre: Erotica, Paranormal Romance Format: e-ARC Page Count: 128 (paperback) Source: Netgalley Rating: [flame rating=”five-flames”] Avani is desperate – she’s in heat and needs to conceive a child to continue her near-extinct dragon race, the serpentine Naga. Griffon is the […]

Book Review: Playing with Fire (Book 2 of the 1st Freak House Trilogy) by CJ Archer

Title: Playing with Fire (Book 2 of the The 1st Freak House Trilogy) Author: C.J. Archer Publisher: Self Release Date: 2nd September 2013 Genre: Young Adult, Gothic, Victorian, paranormal Format: e-ARC Page Count: 201 (paperback) Source: Author (thank you!) Rating: Hannah is living at Frakingham House, training her supernatural fire-starter power with Jack, resisting all temptation to touch her beloved […]

ARC Book Review: Sky Jumpers by Peggy Eddleman

Title: Sky Jumpers (Sky Jumpers #1) Author: Peggy Eddleman Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Release Date:  24th September 2013 Genre: Middle-Grade, post-Apocalyptic Format: e-ARC Page Count: 288 (paperback) Source: Netgalley Rating: Hope is the only person in her town who can’t invent, a much-needed skill after the green bombs of World War III destroyed everything above the surface and changed […]

ARC Book Review: Control (Shift #2) by Kim Curran

Title: Control (Shift #2) Author: Kim Curran Publisher: Strange Chemistry Release Date:  6th August 2013 Genre: Young Adult, Sci-fi Format: e-ARC Page Count: 352 (paperback) Source: Netgalley Rating: Scott Tyler has a cushy job, a superpower, and a hot girlfriend. His life is set for the next few years, until entropy sets in and he loses his power to Shift. […]