Review – The Nightjar

Title: The NightjarAuthor: Deborah HewittSeries: The Nightjar #1E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 43(see below for breakdown) 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: The Nightjar by Deborah Hewitt is a stunning contemporary fantasy debut about another London, a magical world hidden behind the bustling modern city we know. Alice Wyndham has been plagued by visions of birds her whole life...until…

ARC Review – Notes from the Burning Age

Title: Note from the Burning AgeAuthor: Claire NorthRelease Date: 22/7/2021E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 51(see below for breakdown) 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Orbit Books ,via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: From one of the most imaginative writers of her generation comes an extraordinary…

ARC Review – Threadneedle

Title: ThreadneedleAuthor: Cari Thomas Series: The Language of Magic #1Release Date: 27/5/2021E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 50(see below for breakdown) 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from HarperVoyager ,via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: Within the boroughs of London, nestled among its streets, hides another city,…

ARC Review – The Dying Squad

Title: The Dying SquadAuthor: Adam SimcoxRelease Date: 22/7/21E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 37(see below for breakdown) 3.5 stars ★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Gollancz, via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: WHO BETTER TO SOLVE A MURDER THAN A DEAD DETECTIVE? When Detective Inspector Joe Lazarus storms…

ARC Review – Witness for the Dead

Title: Witness for the DeadAuthor: Katherine AddisonSeries: The Goblin EmRelease Date: 22/7/2021E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 42(see below for breakdown) 4 stars ★★★★ I received a free physical copy from Rebellion Publishing in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Find out what I thought about The Goblin Emperor Here From Goodreads: Katherine Addison returns…

Mini ARC Review – The Past is Red

Title: The Past is Red Author: Catherynne M. ValenteRelease Date: 20/7/21 3.5 stars ★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Tor.Com Publishing ,via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: The future is blue. Endless blue...except for a few small places that float across the hot, drowned…

Review – The Goblin Emperor

Title: The Goblin EmperorAuthor: Katherine AddisonSeries: The Goblin Emperor #1E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 44(see below for breakdown) 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: Katherine Addison returns at last to the world of The Goblin Emperor with this stand-alone sequel. When the young half-goblin emperor Maia sought to learn who had killed his father and half-brothers, he turned to…

Blog Tour – The Empire’s Ruin

Title: The Empire's RuinAuthor: Brian StaverleySeries: Ashes of the Unhewn ThroneRelease Date: 8/7/21 (UK)E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 48(see below for breakdown) 4.5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free finished and signed ohysical copy from Tor via Black Crow PR in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: One soldier will bear the…

ARC Review – A Psalm for the Wild Built

Title: A Psalm for the Wild BuiltAuthor: Becky ChambersSeries: Monk And Robot #1Release Date: 13/7/21 4.5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Tor ,via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, Hugo Award-winner Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk &…

Audiobook Review – Six Stories

Title: Six StoriesAuthor: Matt WesolowskiSeries: Six StoriesE.S.C.A.P.E Score: 46(see below for breakdown) 4.5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: 1997. Scarclaw Fell. The body of teenager Tom Jeffries is found at an Outward Bound center. Verdict? Misadventure. But not everyone is convinced. And the truth of what happened in the beautiful but eerie fell is locked in…