2016 · Book Club · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Fiction · Grief · Historical · Travel

The Buried Giant, Kazuo Ishiguro

Published: 2015 by Knopf | Pages: 317 | RAD Book Club Book #5 “You’ve long set your heart against it, Axl, I know. But it’s time now to think on it anew. There’s a journey we must go on, and no more delay…” The Buried Giant begins as a couple set off across a troubled… Continue reading The Buried Giant, Kazuo Ishiguro

2015 · Fantasy · Fiction · Humour · Review Request · Romance · YA

Down the Wormhole (Wormhole #1), Ana Franco (*)

Published: 2015 by Author | 173 Pages | Review Request Medusa is a nice girl, Aphrodite is empowering, Loki vanished on thin air, Isis doesn’t have a memory and Anubis is the only sane one. Join them all in an adventure that mixes the styles of ABC’s Once Upon A Time and Rick Riordan’s Percy… Continue reading Down the Wormhole (Wormhole #1), Ana Franco (*)

2015 · Book Reviews · Crime · Fantasy · Fiction · Grief · Romance

Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovitch

Published: 2011 by Gollancz | Pages: 392 My name is Peter Grant and until January I was just probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police Service (as the Filth to everybody else). My only concerns in life were how to avoid a transfer to the… Continue reading Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovitch

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