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Review: The Caged Queen

Review: The Caged Queen

Since reading The Last Namsara last year, I’d been looking forward to the second book in this series, The Caged Queen. Just before I dived in I learned that while The Caged Queen follows on from the events of The Last Namsara chronologically, you don’t have to have read book one to enjoy this. In […]

Posted September 24, 2018


Review: My Real Name Is Hanna

Review: My Real Name Is Hanna

  A Wee Summary Hanna is a teenage girl living in Kwasova, Ukraine when Hitler’s army invades the country. She and her family are Jewish. They are part of the Jewish community in Kwasova, a town made up of Galician people who were originally Russian, Polish and Ukrainian. With the Red Army fighting Germany, the […]

Posted September 15, 2018


Review: Shiang

Review: Shiang

Having read Darien, Iggulden’s first foray into fantasy, last year, I’ve been looking forward to getting my hands on its sequel, Shiang. Ordinarily, I would try to incorporate a spoiler-free summary of the book here but I’m find it really difficult for this book. Shiang is set two years after the happenings in Darien. However, […]

Posted September 10, 2018


Review: Mirage

Review: Mirage

A Wee Bit About Mirage Andala and its people is under the occupation of The Vath – a people who ruined their own planet and set about conquering others. Amani is an 18-year-old girl living on Cadiz, a moon of Andala. Living with her parents, she’s the daughter of a farmer and has two brothers. […]

Posted August 31, 2018


Review: City of Lies

Review: City of Lies

A Wee Summary The Bright City of Silasta has seen peace for hundreds of years. It’s from here the Chancellor and his Council (compiled of representatives from the six Credolan Families, and the six Guilds) rule the country. Jovan and Kalina are brother and sister, their Uncle Egan, or their ‘Tasha’, is Chancellor Caslav’s closest […]

Posted August 21, 2018


Review: Vox

Review: Vox

A Wee Summary of Vox Vox is set in a dystopian US where, post-election, a new President and his associates take control of the lives of US women – no working, no reading, no writing, no birth control and a limit of 100 spoken words a day. Every female is fitted with a counter around […]

Posted August 17, 2018


Review: Resin

Review: Resin

A Wee Summary Resin is one of those novels that it’s hard to say that you ‘enjoyed’ because it makes you feel so on edge, so deeply uncomfortable. So perhaps I can say that this is an unsettling but good read. Liv is six years old when her father reports her missing and dead. She […]

Posted August 4, 2018


Review: A Treachery of Spies

Review: A Treachery of Spies

When 92-year-old Sophie Destivelle is found murdered in an Orleans car park, it soon becomes apparent that this is no random killing. Her manner of death echoes that of traitors to the Resistance in World War Two. This is Captain Picaut’s first case since returning from injury. It’s a case that will uncover secrets of […]

Posted August 2, 2018