Caraval by Stephanie Garber {Review}

My TBR list is huge and the books I see on bookstagram are a large part of the reason why. Caraval by Stephanie Garber was a book I kept seeing over and over again – but with various covers – all over my feed and there was a lot of hype around it. So naturally I went out and bought it.

We are told time and time again in the book that at Caraval nothing is what it seems – and unfortunately this is a reality for us in the real world too, as Caraval is definitely not what it seems. Continue reading

Digging in the Stars by Katherine Blakeney {Review}

A lost civilization, the tomb of a legendary king, missing teenagers, aliens and planetary exploration all combine to make Digging in the Stars a unique and welcome additional to YA science fiction.

Digging in the Stars is the debut novel from author Katherine Blakeney and whilst it’s not my typical read I thoroughly enjoyed it! It’s a fast read and a very creative fusion of science fiction and archaeology that gives younger readers a great introduction to the sci-fi genre! Continue reading

Heartless by Marissa Meyer {Review}

I’m not a fan of Alice in Wonderland at all. I’ve only seen the animated Disney movie once as a child and the first live-action movie once when it came out and I’ve never read the original books (or any other prequels, sequels, re-imaginings or anything else Alice related). It’s just not my thing – I guess it’s too surreal for me. But I absolutely loved the Lunar Chronicles so I decided to give this a go – and I’m glad I did! Continue reading

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake {Review}

I first saw Three Dark Crowns on the shelf at my local bookshop. And then I saw the same book either side of it, only these two editions had yellowy-orange spines, not green like the one in the middle. So, my curiosity piqued, I read the back cover blurb (on both coloured spine books to make sure they were the same) and I was hooked by the premise straight away! I wanted to buy it immediately, but there was one problem. Continue reading