It’s hard to write about books everyone’s talking about: what is there to add to the conversation? Nonetheless, a few comments…
Tag: four star reviews
Madeleine L’Engle said,“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.” And that’s exactly what Seanan McGuire has done.
I’m honestly not sure what made me pick this up – I’m a lot more wary of YA than I used to be, and the blurb made Throne of Swans sound very predictable. I guessed this was going to be some kind of Swan Princess retelling. The cover is fairly dull (for my tastes). All […]
I received this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. I closed this book just a few seconds ago as I type this, and my head is pounding about as hard as my […]
This is a wonderful little book – I pre-ordered it on a whim, mainly because I’ve found Carriger’s writing entertaining before and I’m always interested to see takes on alien gender and sexuality. I didn’t expect it to be as sweet and adorable as it in fact was, and despite a few tragic revelations it […]
So…this was an odd one. Höst is one of my favourite authors in all the world; she’s entirely self-published (except for the Book Smugglers editions of her Touchstone trilogy, copies of which I want so bad), so she’s criminally under-known. I’m pretty sure I stumbled across her via a Book Smugglers review; otherwise, I might […]