Mini Review – The Necessary Arthur

Title: The Necessary ArthurAuthor: Garth Nix 4 Stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: The Necessary Arthur, a Tor.com Original, is a delightful science fantasy novelette from international bestselling author Garth Nix. Some days you find out that the world is nothing like what you think it is. An archaeologist named Tamara working near Hadrian’s Wall is approached…

Mini Review – Rogue Protocol

Title: Rogue ProtocolAuthor: Martha WellsSeries: Murderbot Diaries #3 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: SciFi’s favorite antisocial A.I. is again on a mission. The case against the too-big-to-fail GrayCris Corporation is floundering, and more importantly, authorities are beginning to ask more questions about where Dr. Mensah’s SecUnit is. And Murderbot would rather those questions went away.…

Mini Review – Small Spaces

Title: Small SpacesAuthor: Katherine ArdenSeries: Small spaces #1 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: After suffering a tragic loss, eleven-year-old Ollie only finds solace in books. So when she happens upon a crazed woman at the river threatening to throw a book into the water, Ollie doesn't think--she just acts, stealing the book and running away.…

Mini Review – A Whisper in the Dark

Title: Author: Jessi Elliott and K.J. SuttonSeries: Charlie Travesty #1 3 stars ★★★ From Goodreads: A city ruled by vampires. A disgraced princess. A world underground. Charlotte Travesty lives in a world of comfort. Glittering nightclubs, a lavish mansion, and a staff of humans at her beck and call. Being a royal vampire means her…

Mini Review – Wild Magic

Title: Wild MagicAuthor: Tamora PierceSeries: The Immortals Quartet #1 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: Wildness is a kind of magic Daine has always had a special connection with animals, but only when she’s forced to leave home does she realize it’s more than a knack . . . it’s magic. With this wild magic, not…

Mini Review – Nevermoor: The trials of Morrigan Crow

Title: Nevermoor: The Trails of Morrigan CrowAuthor: Jessica TownsendSeries: Nevermoor #1 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventide, the unluckiest day for any child to be born, she's blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks--and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed…

Blog Tour – The Beast and the Bethany

The Beast Will Feast Title: The Beast and the BethanyAuthor: Jack Meggitt-PhilipsIllustrator: Isabelle FollathRelease Date: 1st October 2020E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 54 5 stars ★★★★★ I received an Advanced copy from Egmont , via The Write Reads in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Waterstones: Ebenezer Tweezer is a youthful 511-year-old. He…

Mini Review Monday – Emergency Skin

The Hugo 2020 winner of best novelette Title: Emergency SkinAuthor: N.K JemisinSeries: The Forward Collection 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: What will become of our self-destructed planet? The answer shatters all expectations in this subversive speculation from the Hugo Award–winning author of the Broken Earth trilogy. An explorer returns to gather information from a climate-ravaged…

Mini Review Monday – Artificial condition

Title: Artificial ConditionAuthor: Martha Wells Series: Murderbot Diaries #2 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: It has a dark past – one in which a number of humans were killed. A past that caused it to christen itself “Murderbot”. But it has only vague memories of the massacre that spawned that title, and it wants to…

Mini Review Monday – The Jumbies

Title: The JumbiesAuthor: Tracy BaptisteSeries: The Jumbies #1 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: Corinne La Mer claims she isn’t afraid of anything. Not scorpions, not the boys who tease her, and certainly not jumbies. They’re just tricksters made up by parents to frighten their children. Then one night Corinne chases an agouti all the way…