political intrigue – DIVIDING EDEN REVIEW

political intrigue – DIVIDING EDEN REVIEW

​ TITLE: Dividing Eden AUTHOR: Joelle Charbonneau RATING: ★★.5 TRIGGER WARNING: Familial death, assassination attempts. WHERE DID I RECEIVE THIS?: HarperCollinsNZ sent this to me in exchange for an honest review! PAGES: 318 GENRE: YA Fantasy Twins Carys and Andreus were never destined to rule Eden. With their older brother next in line to inherit the [...]

blood & vengeance – SPOILER FREE NEVERNIGHT REVIEW

blood & vengeance – SPOILER FREE NEVERNIGHT REVIEW

TITLE: Nevernight AUTHOR: Jay Kristoff RATING: ★★★★★ TRIGGER WARNING: Racism, Death. WHERE DID I RECEIVE THIS?: HarperCollinsNZ sent this to me in exchange for an honest review! PAGES: 434 GENRE: Fantasy Destined to destroy empires Mia Covere is only ten years old when she is given her first lesson in death. Six years later, the child raised in the shadows [...]

Honour & vengeance THE HALF DROWNED KING *SPOILER FREE REVIEW*

Honour & vengeance THE HALF DROWNED KING *SPOILER FREE REVIEW*

TITLE: The Half Drowned King AUTHOR: Linnea Hartsuyker RATING: ★★★ TRIGGER WARNING: Death, war, sexual inequality. Women treated as items. WHERE DID I RECEIVE THIS?: HachetteNZ sent this to me in exchange for an honest review! ​Since the death of Ragnvald Eysteinsson's father in battle, he has worked hard to protect his sister Svanhild and planned to inherit his family's [...]

Death & Life * SPOILER FREE* THE CAUSE OF DEATH REVIEW

Death & Life * SPOILER FREE* THE CAUSE OF DEATH REVIEW

TITLE: The Cause of Death AUTHOR: Dr. Cynric Temple-Camp RATING: ★★★★ TRIGGER WARNING: Multiple counts of murder, accidental death, drowning, murder cases in general. WHERE DID I RECEIVE THIS?: HarperCollinsNZ sent this to me in exchange for an honest review! PAGES: 310 GENRE: Non-Fiction You won't believe these stories happened in New Zealand... Forensic and [...]

TALES FROM THE SHADOWHUNTER ACADEMY *SPOILER FREE REVIEW*

TALES FROM THE SHADOWHUNTER ACADEMY *SPOILER FREE REVIEW*

TITLE: Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy AUTHOR: Cassandra Clare RATING: ★★★.5 TRIGGER WARNING:   WHERE DID I RECEIVE THIS?: WalkerBooks Australia sent this to me in exchange for an honest review! Simon Lewis has been a human and a vampire, and now he is becoming a Shadowhunter. But the events of City of Heavenly Fire left him [...]