Title: The 5th Wave (Book 1) Author: Rick Yancey Links:Goodreads, Amazon, Book Depository Synopsis: After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now, it's the dawn of the 5th wave,… Continue reading Review: The 5th Wave
Title: The Year of the Rat Author: Clare Furniss Links: Goodreads, Amazon, Book Depository Synopsis: The world can tip at any moment… a fact that fifteen-year-old Pearl is all too aware of when her mum dies after giving birth to her baby sister, Rose. Rose, who looks exactly like a baby rat, all pink, wrinkled,… Continue reading Review: The Year of the Rat
Title: An Ember in the Ashes Author: Sabaa Tahir Links:Goodreads, Amazon, Book Depository. Synopsis: What if you were the spark that could ignite a revolution? For years Laia has lived in fear. Fear of the Empire, fear of the Martials, fear of truly living at all. Born as a Scholar, she’s never had much… Continue reading Review: An Ember in the Ashes
Title: Magonia Author: Maria Dahvana Headley Links:Goodreads, Amazon, Book Depository. Synopsis: Aza Ray is drowning in thin air. Since she was a baby, Aza has suffered from a mysterious lung disease that makes it ever harder for her to breathe, to speak—to live. So when Aza catches a glimpse of a ship in the sky,… Continue reading Review: Magonia
In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a new bride only to have a silk cord wrapped around her throat come morning. When sixteen-year-old Shahrzad's dearest friend falls victim to Khalid, Shahrzad vows vengeance and volunteers to be his next bride. Shahrzad is determined not only to stay alive, but to end the caliph's reign of terror once and for all. Night after night, Shahrzad beguiles Khalid, weaving stories that enchant, ensuring her survival, though she knows each dawn could be her last. But something she never expected begins to happen: Khalid is nothing like what she'd imagined him to be. This monster is a boy with a tormented heart. Incredibly, Shahrzad finds herself falling in love. How is this possible? It's an unforgivable betrayal. Still, Shahrzad has come to understand all is not as it seems in this palace of marble and stone. She resolves to uncover whatever secrets lurk and, despite her love, be ready to take Khalid's life as retribution for the many lives he's stolen. Can their love survive this world of stories and secrets?
Okay! So, I've had to think about which books I would call my favourites for a while now, and I tried to pick just ten, I really did, but when you have roughly around 50 favourites -- probably more. It's an obsession, I tell ya-- it becomes increasingly difficult to pick just a few --… Continue reading Top 10 Favourite Books/Series!
Hi guys 🙂 So. Early last week I finally plucked up the courage to start my own book blog ( 😀 ). And all was well until I was greeted with the seemingly - at the time - insurmountable task of creating pages. Now, this might seem like a pretty straight forward task for most people… Continue reading So It Begins…