I’M GOING ON A BOOK BUYING BAN Hello Bookworms, The saddest time is upon me, a book buying ban. This is the most dreaded time of the year for any bookworm, the moment where you must put a hold on all book buying. I know, I know, How am I going to survive? So, the … More I’m on a book buying ban?
MID MONTH CHECK-IN Hello Bookworms, October is nearly over and the spooky season is coming to a close. So let’s talk about how I’ve been going this month. TBR JAR First off, the TBR Jar? It’s been going HORRIBLY. I have finished two books for this, ELEVATOR PITCH for A NEW TO ME AUTHOR. DEATHNOTE … More MID MONTH CHECK IN | OCTOBER
SERPENT AND DOVE SHELBY MAHURIN Writing Style/Quality: 3 Plot: 3 Characters & their development: 3 Originality: 2 Pacing: 2 Personal enjoyment: 2 Final rating: 2 WHERE DID I GET THIS FROM? HarperCollins NZ I liked -the witchy vibes I disliked -the forced french feel at times. -How hard it was to get into GOODREADS BLURB Two years ago, … More Serpent and Dove Review
DARKDAWN REVIEW Writing Style/Quality: 4 Plot: 2 Characters & their development: 5 Originality: 3 Pacing: 2 Personal enjoyment: 3 Final rating: 3 WHERE DID I GET THIS FROM? HarperCollins NZ I liked -the character development in Mia -Mecrucio and Tric -The footnotes as always I disliked -The involvement of the gods -The pitting of Tric against Ashlyn -The overall plot … More DARKDAWN REVIEW.
THE LAST WIDOW KARIN SLAUGHTER Writing Style/Quality: 3 Plot: 3 Characters & their development: 3 Originality: 3 Pacing: 4 Personal enjoyment: 3 Final rating: 3.5 WHERE DID I GET THIS FROM? HarperCollins NZ I liked -the way the timeline/perspectives worked I disliked -the ending was lackluster -hard to get into GOODREADS BLURB The routine of a family shopping trip is shattered when Michelle … More The Last Widow Review
REAPER AT THE GATES SABAA TAHIR Writing Style/Quality: 3 Plot: 2 Characters & their development: 4 Originality: 3 Pacing: 2 Personal enjoyment: 3 Final rating: 3 WHERE DID I GET THIS FROM? Harper NZ I liked -the character development -the strong ending I disliked -info dumpy start -nothing to draw you into the first half of the book -felt like a filler book … More Reaper at the Gates 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 … More The best sci fi book of the year | Skyward review