Genre: YA


Book Review: The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

Book Review: The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

June 5, 2017 Book review 28 ★★★½

My head is melted trying to decide a rating for The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein. I’m so torn. A part of me loves the characters and the atmosphere.  The other part of me laments the lack of pace, and the overly detailed descriptions. First Line of The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth… Read more »

Book Review: Uninvited by Sophie Jordan

Book Review: Uninvited by Sophie Jordan

December 14, 2016 Book review 6 ★★★

I bought Uninvited by Sophie Jordan just because I loved the DNA strands in the hair on the cover.  Yes I’m fickle when it comes to choosing books.  But somehow I was never in the mood to actually read it, so I choose it as one my Save A Book Soul… Read more »

Book Review: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Book Review: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

August 29, 2016 Book review 15 ★★

I had very high expectations for Passenger by Alexandra Bracken.  The gorgeous cover, the cool sounding blurb and my love of time travel as a theme in books set my expectations sky-high. Sadly by the end of the first few chapters, my love for the book had sailed away and I was… Read more »

Book Review: Tempus by Holly Lauren

Book Review: Tempus by Holly Lauren

October 7, 2015 Book review 14 ★★★½

There were lots of things I loved about this book.  For starters – interesting supernatural powers, lots of intrigue and a couple with a snappy good humoured rapport.  For mains – stimulating science detail to chew over.  And for dessert – characters that break stereotypical moulds.  Now that is sweet!… Read more »

Book Review : A Matter of Fate by Heather Lyons

Book Review : A Matter of Fate by Heather Lyons

January 9, 2014 Book review 11 ★★★★½

Beautiful cover, beautiful book!  So rarely it happens but in this case the cover captures the feel of the story.  It’s magical and feel good/feel bad all at the same time.  Why the split feelings?  A love triangle that made me want to split the mc in half! First Line… Read more »