The Ex Review

THE EX NICOLA MORIARTY Writing style: 4 Plot: 4 Characters & their development: 4 Originality: 3 Pacing: 5 Personal enjoyment: 4 Overall average: 4 WHERE DID I GET THIS FROM: Harper Collins NZ TRIGGER WARNINGS: talks of self-harm, and drugging characters throughout the story. I LIKED -the positive comments and rep on mental health, medication and … More The Ex Review

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 … More Eyes of Tamburah Review

Girls of Paper and Fire Review

GIRLS OF PAPER AND FIRE NATASHA NGAN  Writing Style/Quality: 4 Plot: 4 Characters & their development: 5 Originality: 4 Pacing: 4 Personal enjoyment: 4 Final rating: 4 TRIGGER WARNINGS: Sexual assault WHERE DID I GET THIS FROM? Hachette NZ I liked -wren and her friend -the mythology -the courts – the trigger warnings I disliked -the writing -cliche villain GOODREADS BLURB  Each … More Girls of Paper and Fire Review

a gripping finale | HOLY SISTER REVIEW

HOLY SISTER  MARK LAWRENCE  Writing Style/Quality: 5 Plot: 5 Characters & their development: 5 Originality: 5 Pacing: 5 Personal enjoyment: 5 Final rating: 5 WHAT I LIKED –the grand scale of the novel -the tying in of timelines & characters -the final battle WHAT I WAS MEH ABOUT -nothing WHERE DID I GET THIS BOOK FROM Harper Collins NZ GOODREADS … More a gripping finale | HOLY SISTER REVIEW

POLITICS & LOYALTY | SMOKE IN THE SUN REVIEW

SMOKE IN THE SUN  RENEE AHDIEH Writing Style/Quality: 5 Plot: 4 Characters & their development: 5 Originality: 4 Pacing: 3 Personal enjoyment: 4 Final rating: 4 WHAT I LIKED –the characters-the politics and magic -the relationships WHAT I WAS MEH ABOUT -the turn of the antagonist-the lack of explanation for the magic system WHERE DID I GET … More POLITICS & LOYALTY | SMOKE IN THE SUN REVIEW