2010 · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Fiction · YA

Blue Bloods, Melissa de la Cruz (*)

Published: 2007 by Hyperion | Pages: 302 | Won on Twitter They’re young, fabulous and fanged…And they rule Manhattan from the trendy uptown clubs to the downtown boutiques. Fifteen-year-old Schuyler Van Alen has never quite fit in at her exclusive prep school – she’s more of a vintage than a Versace girl – but all… Continue reading Blue Bloods, Melissa de la Cruz (*)

2010 · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Fiction · Short-Story · YA

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, Stephenie Meyer

Published: 2010 by Little, Brown Company | Pages: 178 Bree Tanner can barely remember life before she had uncannily powerful senses, superhuman reflexes and unstoppable physical strength. Life before she has a relentless thirst for blood . . . life before she became a vampire. All Bree knows is that living with her fellow newborns… Continue reading The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, Stephenie Meyer

2010 · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Fiction · Romance · YA

Dead Until Dark, Charlaine Harris

Published: 2009 by Gollancz | Pages: 326 | Won on Twitter Sookie Stackhouse is small-time cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana. She’s quiet, keeps to herself, and doesn’t get out much. Not because she’s not pretty. She is. It’s just that, well, Sookie has this sort of ‘disability’. She can read minds. And that doesn’t make her… Continue reading Dead Until Dark, Charlaine Harris

2010 · Book Reviews · Fiction · Humour · Romance

Perfect Meringues, Laurie Graham

Published: 2010 by Quercus Books | Pages: 230 It shouldn’t have been like this. Being on television was meant to lead to fame and a glamorous social life. But for Lizzie Partridge, forty-something, divorced and TV cook on Midlands This Morning, it meant dinners for one, coping alone with an air-head adolescent daughter and following middle-aged men… Continue reading Perfect Meringues, Laurie Graham

2010 · Book Reviews · Fiction · Grief · Romance

One Moment, One Morning, Sarah Rayner

Published: 2010 by Picador | Pages: 408 The 07:44 train from Brighton to London. Carriages packed with commuters. One woman occupies her time observing the people around her. Opposite, a girl applies her make-up. Across the aisle, a husband strokes his wife’s hand. Further along, a woman flicks through a glossy magazine. Then, abruptly, everything… Continue reading One Moment, One Morning, Sarah Rayner