The best sci fi book of the year | Skyward review

SKYWARD  BRANDON SANDERSON  Writing Style/Quality: 5 Plot: 5 Characters & their development: 5 Originality: 5 Pacing: 5 Personal enjoyment: 5 Final rating: 5 WHERE DID I GET THIS FROM? Hachette NZ I liked -the way he wrote characters -the science behind the world -everything I disliked -genuinely nothing GOODREADS BLURB Defeated, crushed, and driven almost to extinction, the…

Navigating The Stars Review

NAVIGATING THE STARS  MARIA V SNYDER  Writing Style/Quality: 2 Plot: 3 Characters & their development: 2 Originality: 4 Pacing: 3 Personal enjoyment: 3 Final rating: 3 WHERE DID I GET THIS FROM? Harper Collins NZ I liked -the world-building -the planets -the idea behind the plot I disliked -almost every character -the overdone cliches   GOODREADS BLURB  Terra Cotta Warriors have been discovered…

Eyes of Tamburah Review

EYES OF TAMBURAH MARIA V SNYDER  Writing Style/Quality: 2 Plot: 2 Characters & their development: 2 Originality: 4 Pacing: 3 Personal enjoyment: 3 Final rating: 3 WHERE DID I GET THIS FROM? Harper Collins NZ I liked -the world-building -the monks -the depth of the mythology I disliked -almost every character -the overdone cliches GOODREADS BLURB 'He thinks you are the…

The Fell Review

THE FELL ROBERT JENKINS Writing Style/Quality: 4 Plot: 4 Characters & their development: 5 Originality: 4 Pacing: 4 Personal enjoyment: 4 Final rating: 4 What I liked  -The mystery surrounding the location and Main Characters name -The atmosphere What I was meh about  -Some of the long sentences were harder to digest. GOODREADS BLURB  In an unspecified time…

Empress of All Season Review

EMPRESS OF ALL SEASONS  EMIKO JEAN Writing Style/Quality: 5 Plot: 5 Characters & their development: 5 Originality: 5 Pacing: 4 Personal enjoyment: 5 Final rating: 5 What I liked  -The Japanese take on a revolution story -The constant feminism and reminder that you are enough -The whole damn plot What I was meh about  -Nothing GOODREADS BLURB  In…