Hot Head

There are times when we read a novel, short-story or novella, and we just don’t have enough to say for a full review, so we thought it would be a good idea to write mini reviews that are, well… mini. So, here you go. If you have any questions about any of the books we review here, then just leave them in the comments and we will reply as soon as we can. Hot Head by Damon Suede (Head #1) – Reviewed by Carolyn Firefighters, Griff and Dante, have been best friends forever and see…

She is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick cover

I know when I open a book by Marcus Sedgwick that I’ll be sucked straight in to his masterful prose style, and it was no different with She Is Not Invisible. The book begins by delving straight into the action, with sixteen-year-old Laureth Peak having somewhat abducted her seven-year-old brother, Benjamin, to board a plane from London to New York. She has used their mum’s credit card to book the flight, and withdrawn cash to use when they get there, all with the aim of tracking down their father. Their…

Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo cover

*Warning: Contains spoilers for previous books in the series* Siege and Storm left heroine Alina Starkov hunting for the final amplifier of Morozova, and the hunt for the legendary firebird is most definitely on in Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo, the concluding book of the Grisha trilogy. Weakened at the hands of the Darkling, Alina and what remains of her army are recovering from their injuries in the Apparat’s underground tunnels, surrounded by the fanatics who worship her as ‘Sankta Alina’. Determined not to remain in the Apparat’s clutches…

Soul Storm by Kate Harrison cover

[color-box]Soul Storm by Kate Harrison (Soul Beach #3) Indigo (1st Aug 2013), Paperback: 311 pages, Paranormal YA Website | Goodreads | Amazon UK / US Rating: [/color-box] Warning: May contain spoilers for other books in the series Forming the dramatic conclusion to the Soul Beach trilogy, Soul Storm by Kate Harrison reveals the identity of the killer with a glamorous flair, with twists you won’t expect. The close of the last book saw Alice Forster getting closer to solving the mystery of who murdered her sister, Meggie, with the help of website…

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REVIEW: The Dance of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin

The Dance of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin UK cover

The Dance of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin (Masque of the Red Death #2)  Indigo (June 2013) Paperback, 328 pages Young Adult, Dystopian After the shocking events of The Masque of the Red Death, which was one of my favourite reads of 2012, The Dance of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin marks the ending of this exciting duology. Young Araby Worth is struggling to come to terms with the fact that her own father was responsible for the virus that killed her brother Finn and has since spread…

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo UK cover

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha Trilogy #2) Indigo (June 2013) Paperback, 224 pages YA Fantasy Warning: contains spoilers for book one Picking up where Shadow and Bone (previously titled The Gathering Dark in the UK) left off, Siege and Storm follows the adventures of Sun Summoner, Alina as she struggles to remain hidden from the Darkling and protect her childhood friend, Mal. The close of book one left Alina and Mal on the run from the Darkling, endeavouring to escape as far away from Ravka as they can…

the hunting ground

The Hunting Ground by Cliff McNish Indigo (Jan 2012) | Paperback, 274 pages Paranormal YA Glebe House is Ben and Elliot’s fathers’ next project as he has been asked to renovate it for the owners to sell, all they know about the history of the house is that something tragic had happened there in the past, and they are about to find out the history the hard way. The Hunting Ground is a novel narrated in the third person set in an old abandoned mansion called Glebe House, which was once…

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