The Binding Bridget Collins enjoyment – 4 Characters – 4 Plot – 4 Pacing – 3 Writing quality – 5 Final rating: 4 WHAT I LIKED -the elegant writing -the way my opinions of characters were forced to change -the world building WHAT I WAS MEH ABOUT -the pacing -the open ended feel of the … More A fantastical take on history – The Binding Review
THE TRIUMPHANT SPECIES. A found poem. We are, or so we say the only species to have ever attacked mother nature and won. The first story of life tells us, we called it nature, and so we do not regard ourselves as a part of it. The second tells us, we are … More THE TRIUMPHANT SPECIES.
NINE FROM THE NINE REALM RICK RIORDAN. MY RATING: ★★★ WARNINGS: none that I could see FROM: Penguin Random House NZ LIKED -overarching story of Thor running through all the realms to get his 10 million steps so he could be on a midgardian tv show -the variety of characters -the taster of what this series … More Hello Uncle Rick… MAGNUS CHASE: NINE FROM THE NINE REALMS REVIEW
Hi guys, This is a little bit of a test, countdown and an update. So, as many of you know i am studying creative writing. Aka novel writing, journalism and play writing just to scratch the surface, well I only have one week left!!! Things have been hectic due to this course being full time … More One week…
WEDDERBURN MARYROSE CUSKELLY MY RATING: ★★★ WARNINGS: Murder, the rationalisation of murder. FROM: ALLEN & Unwin SYNOPSIS The slaughter was extravagant and bloody. And yet there were people in the small town of Wedderburn in Central Victoria who, while they did not exactly rejoice, quietly thought that Ian Jamieson had done them all a favour.’ One … More A BLOODY AUSTRALIAN MURDER. WEDDERBURN REVIEW.
What the woods keep by Katya De Becerra MY RATING: ★★★★ WARNINGS: self harm FROM: Allen & Unwin SYNOPSIS On her eighteenth birthday, Hayden inherits her childhood home – on the condition that she uncover its dark secrets. Hayden tried to put the past behind her, and it worked. She’s getting ready for college, living in … More CREEPING WOODS. WHAT THE WOODS KEEP REVIEW.
SALOME AND THE BATTLE POEMS TYLER ROSE MANN MY RATING: ★★★ WARNINGS: drugs, suicide & self harm FROM: The author “So I dance into my own dawn, Peeling off layers til I am left with nothing but bone marrow, Luminous with moonlight and mischief” my thoughts This was a very short poetry collection, reigning in at … More BATTLE POETRY. SALOME AND THE BATTLE POEMS