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.
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
Invisibly breathing Eileen Merriman enjoyment – 4 Characters – 4 Plot – 3 Pacing – 4 Writing quality – 5 Final rating: 4 WHAT I LIKED -Bailey & Felix -How the abuse is dealt with realistically and treated. -The positive ending WHAT I WAS MEH ABOUT -The other characters were a bit 2D -The plot … More realistically heartbreaking – invisibly breathing review
TITLE: The Last Namsara AUTHOR: Kristen Ciccarelli RATING: ★★★★.25 TRIGGER WARNING: Slavery, abuse. WHERE DID I RECEIVE THIS?: HachetteNZ sent me a physical copy in exchange for an honest review! PAGES: 418 GENRE: YA fantasy Once there was a girl who was drawn to wicked things Asha is a dragon-slayer. Reviled by the very people she’s sworn to protect, she kills … More Dragons & Betrayal THE LAST NAMSARA REVIEW
TITLE: When Dimple Met Rishi AUTHOR: Sandhya Menon RATING: ★★★.5 TRIGGER WARNING: Characters that are racist. WHERE DID I RECEIVE THIS?: HachetteNZ sent this to me in exchange for an honest review! The arranged-marriage YA romcom you didn’t know you wanted or needed… Meet Dimple. Her main aim in life is to escape her traditional parents, get to university … More REVIEW – WHEN DIMPLE MET RISHI
TITLE: Little Black Book AUTHOR: Otegha Uwagba RATING: ★★★★ TRIGGER WARNING: WHERE DID I RECEIVE THIS?: HarperCollinsNZ sent this to me in exchange for an honest review! PAGES: 113 GENRE: Non-Fiction This was such a useful and insightful book. Even as someone who works a normal job, not in the creative industry, there was such a wealth of … More REVIEW – LITTLE BLACK BOOK