Month: January 2017

Review: Kindred, A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Review: Kindred, A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Kindred by Octavia E. Butler is one of those books that has always been on my radar, but I’ve just never got around to reading. So when I saw there was to be a graphic novel adaptation, I thought it the perfect time to familiarise myself with the story – and swoon over the artwork […]

Posted January 31, 2017


Review: The Bear and the Nightingale

Review: The Bear and the Nightingale

I had been saving my ARC of this book to read over the festive period – a book filled with folklore, fairytales and a Russian forest setting, it just seemed like a good time to read it. Oh, it was! Tucked up in bed reading of demons and magic, a headstrong girl and a Russian […]

Posted January 29, 2017


Review: The Edge Of Everything

Review: The Edge Of Everything

I drafted a summary but honestly the synopsis above probably covers it best so go read that! Done? Ok, so Zoe, her Mum and her 8 year old brother Jonah are struggling to cope with Zoe’s father’s sudden death. It’s them against the world! I actually really liked the relationship¬†between Zoe and Jonah. We get […]

Posted January 25, 2017


Blog Tour: G.X. Todd, Defender

Blog Tour: G.X. Todd, Defender

If you follow me on Twitter, it will come as no surprise to you to hear that I’m VERY EXCITED about today’s post! Back in November, I posted my thoughts on Defender by G.X. Todd and I am not exaggerating when I say that I am still thinking about this book! I can’t wait for […]

Posted January 18, 2017


Illumicrate #5: Unboxing

Illumicrate #5: Unboxing

So I found this post lurking in my drafts folder! It’s rather late, but I thought you might like to see what came in the November Illumicrate! Over to past Rhoda… I do love receiving my quarterly Illumicrate box, it’s always so well put together. The November box might actually be my favourite box they’ve […]

Posted January 17, 2017


Blog Tour & Review: The Dry

Blog Tour & Review: The Dry

I am very excited to be one of the stops on The Dry blog tour today! In rural Australia, the town of Kiewarra is in drought – it hasn’t rained for two years. The farming community, and subsequently the entire town are struggling. So when three members of the Hadler family are found dead, with […]

Posted January 13, 2017


A Quiet Kind of Thunder Challenge

A Quiet Kind of Thunder Challenge

Steffi doesn’t talk and her anxiety can make life extremely difficult for her. Until now she’s had her best friend Tem at school to help her, but Tem has left school for college and Steffi is alone. That is, until she is introduced to Rhys who is deaf and the two of them can communicate […]

Posted January 12, 2017


Review: The One Memory of Flora Banks

Review: The One Memory of Flora Banks

Flora Banks is 17, but in her head she thinks she’s 10. That’s because she has no short term memory. She had a tumour removed from her brain when she was 11 and it took her ability to form new memories with it. Flora lives by the notes she has written on her arms, post-its […]

Posted January 11, 2017