• Illuminae Files #2: Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

    Gemina – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

    Release date: 18 October 2016 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ – 10/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Gemina (The Illuminae Files, #2) blurb: Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed. The saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board…

  • Winter by Marissa Meyer

    Winter – Marissa Meyer

    Release date: 10 November 2015 Rating: ★★★★★★★ – 7/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Winter (The Lunar Chronicles #4) blurb: This is not the fairy tale you remember, but it’s one you won’t forget. Winter is admired for her grace, kindness and beauty, despite the scars on her face. She’s said to be even more breathtaking than her step-mother, Queen Levana……

  • Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

    Vampire Academy – Richelle Mead

    Release date: 2 January 2007 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy #1) blurb: Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies… Lissa Dragomir is a Moroi princess: a mortal vampire with a rare gift for harnessing the earth’s magic. She must be protected at all times from Strigoi; the…

  • Cress – Marissa Meyer

    Release date: 4 February 2014 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link These books are getting serious (and long)!  I just pulled Winter off my shelf and it’s over 800 pages.  There’s something about a crazy long book that I equally dread and love.  I have this “it’s going to take me forever to read” conversation in my head,…

  • The Start of Me and You

    The Start of Me and You – Emery Lord

    Release date: 31 March 2015 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★ – 9/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link The Start of Me and You blurb: Can you plan happiness? It’s been a year since Paige’s first boyfriend died in a swimming accident and it’s time she rejoined the real world. So she makes a plan: Date a boy (long-standing crush Ryan Chase seems like the perfect…

  • Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

    Illuminae – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

    Release date: 1 November 2015 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ – 10/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) blurb: The year is 2575, and two rival mega-corporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining…

  • The Folk of the Air #1: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

    The Cruel Prince – Holly Black

    Release date: 2 January 2018 Rating: 10/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) blurb: … Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the…

  • Book review: All the Crooked Saints

    All the Crooked Saints – Maggie Stiefvater

    Release date: 10 October 2017 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ – 10/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link All the Crooked Saints blurb: Here is a thing everyone wants: A miracle. Here is a thing everyone fears: What it takes to get one. Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado, is likely to find a landscape of dark saints, forbidden love, scientific dreams, miracle-mad owls, estranged affections,…

  • Book review: Gregory and the Grimbockle

    Gregory and the Grimbockle – Melanie Schubert

    Release date: 9 November 2017 Rating: ★★★★★★★ – 7/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Gregory and the Grimbockle blurb: Ten-year-old Gregory is about to find out that the enormous mole stuck straight beneath his nose is not just a mole, but is actually a humpy crumpy portal of skin that hides a creature called the Grimbockle. What’s more? The Grimbockle is…

  • The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

    The Raven Boys – Maggie Stiefvater

    Release date: 3 January 2012 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ – 10/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Normally when I write a book review I wait until I have read the entire book before I start, but there was something about this book that I had to start putting my thoughts down around a third of the way in. Stiefvater’s writing is magical.  It…

  • Book review: Almost Midnight

    Midnights – Rainbow Rowell

    Release date: 2 November 2017 as part of Almost Midnight — Two festive short stories by Rainbow Rowell (Originally published 14 October 2014 as part of a compilation of short stories My True Love Gave To Me) Rating: ★★★★★★★ – 7/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Almost Midnight blurb: “I need you to be my person. I need to see…

  • Book review: Night of Cake and Puppets

    Night of Cake and Puppets – Laini Taylor

    Release date: 12 September 2017 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link (white cover) Book Depository link (blue cover) Night of Cake and Puppets (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #2.5) blurb: It’s a treasure map. And the treasure? There she is, In the centre of the page, The X-marks-the-spot. Zuzana is the treasure. Life doesn’t need magic to…

  • Curious Minds

    Curious Minds – Janet Evanovich and Phoef Sutton

    Release date: 16 August 2016 Rating: ★★★★★★★ – 7/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Curious Minds (Knight and Moon #1) blurb: They couldn’t be less compatible, but they make a great team… Emerson Knight is introverted, eccentric, and has little-to-no sense of social etiquette.  Good thing he’s also brilliant, rich and (some people might say) handsome. Riley Moon has just graduated…