• muse1 - Muse of Nightmares Book Review
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    Muse of Nightmares Book Review

    This book was EVERYTHING I WANTED AND MORE. It was also the first book I have ever requested and been accepted on Netgalley (*squeals*) so thank you so much Hachette Australia/ Date a Book for letting me access the eARC for this gorgeous book in exchange for an honest review. WARNING! Spoilers for Strange the Dreamer a.k.a my favourite book. Photo from @bookloverfromdownunder   Goodreads Blurb:   In the wake of tragedy, neither Lazlo nor Sarai are who they were before. One a god, the other a ghost, they struggle to grasp the new boundaries of their selves as dark-minded Minya holds them hostage, intent on vengeance against Weep. Lazlo…

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    Wildcard Book Review

    It was the absolute best surprise and it made my week to find a review copy of Wildcard by Marie Lu on my doorstep, a mere 2 days after I finished my Warcross reread in anticipation for this sequel. Thank you so much Penguin Random House/Penguin Teen Australia for sending me this review copy in exchange for an honest review. It’s such an honour T_T Ok, let’s review this baby. WARNING!  Wildcard is the sequel to Warcross, therefore, there will, of course, be SPOILERS to Warcross.   Goodreads Blurb:   Emika Chen barely made it out of the Warcross Championships alive. Now that she knows the truth behind Hideo’s new NeuroLink algorithm, she can…

  • IMG20180811144307 - After The Lights Go Out Book Review
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    After The Lights Go Out Book Review

    I finally got my teeth into this gorgeous book only a few weeks after meeting the lovely author and I really really enjoyed this book! You don’t hear much about contemporary sci-fi survivalist books nowadays and the concept behind this one was truly awesome and hella interesting.   Goodreads Blurb:   What happens when the lights go off after what might truly be an end-of-the-world event? How do you stay alive? Who do you trust? How much do you have to sacrifice? ‘After the Lights Go Out is a terrifying yet hope-filled story of disaster, deceit, love, sacrifice and survival.’ – Fleur Ferris Seventeen-year-old Pru Palmer lives with her twin…

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    Warcross Book Review

    Marie strikes again. My heart is bleeding. I am in agony. Why did I do this to myself… I love this book to BITS. This was a REREAD and it felt like I’d read it for the first time ughhh Marie Lu you sly, sly writing queen.   Goodreads Blurb:   For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down…

  • IMG20180621122920 e1533388983482 - Sleeping Giants Book Review
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    Sleeping Giants Book Review

      Goodreads Blurb:   The Themis Files is a deeply human story about a world-changing alien discovery. 17 years ago, a young girl named Rose fell through the ground in the Black Hills and found herself in an underground chamber filled with gleaming symbols, lying in the palm of a giant metal hand. Now a physicist, Rose leads a research team struggling to determine the hand’s origins. When another giant limb is discovered, she quickly devises a method for unearthing the hidden pieces, convinced there is an entire body out there waiting to be found. Halfway around the globe, Kara watches helplessly as her helicopter shuts down over a pistachio…

  • IMG20180728163743 2 e1532760327351 - Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe #2) Book Review
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    Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe #2) Book Review

    WARNING. Spoilers for Scythe (the first book) are ahead!   Goodreads Blurb:   Rowan has gone rogue, and has taken it upon himself to put the Scythedom through a trial by fire. Literally. In the year since Winter Conclave, he has gone off-grid, and has been striking out against corrupt scythes—not only in MidMerica, but across the entire continent. He is a dark folk hero now—“Scythe Lucifer”—a vigilante taking down corrupt scythes in flames. Citra, now a junior scythe under Scythe Curie, sees the corruption and wants to help change it from the inside out, but is thwarted at every turn, and threatened by the “new order” scythes. Realizing she…

  • IMG20180513134939 e1534478938184 - Scythe Book Review
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    Scythe Book Review

      Goodreads Blurb:   Thou shalt kill. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe—a role that neither wants. These teens must master the “art” of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own.   Rating: ★★★★★ (4.75/5) Concept & World I actually loved this book way more than I thought I did. I have…

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    Heart of Iron Mini-Review

    Goodreads Blurb:   Seventeen-year-old Ana is a scoundrel by nurture and an outlaw by nature. Found as a child drifting through space with a sentient android called D09, Ana was saved by a fearsome space captain and the grizzled crew she now calls family. But D09—one of the last remaining illegal Metals—has been glitching, and Ana will stop at nothing to find a way to fix him. Ana’s desperate effort to save D09 leads her on a quest to steal the coordinates to a lost ship that could offer all the answers. But at the last moment, a spoiled Ironblood boy beats Ana to her prize. He has his own…