Review – Even if we break

Title: Even if We BreakAuthor: Marieke NijkampE.S.C.A.P.E Score: 32(see below for breakdown) 3 stars ★★★ From Goodreads: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Marieke Nijkamp comes a shocking new thriller about a group of friends tied together by a game and the deadly weekend that tears them apart. FIVE friends go to a cabin.…

Graphic Novel Arc Review – My Riot

Title: My Riot Author: Rick Spears and Emmett HelenRelease Date: 20/10/20 (UK) 3.5 stars ★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Oni Press , via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Waterstones: *Set in the early '90s, My Riot is about a trio of teen girls team…

ARC Review – The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

Title: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRueAuthor: v. E. SchwabRelease Date: 6 /10/2020E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 47(see below for breakdown) 4.5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from , via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes…

ARC Review – The Left-handed Booksellers of London

Title: The Left-handed Booksellers of LondonAuthor: Garth NixRelease Date: 24/9/2020E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 46(see below for breakdown) 4.5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Gollancz, via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: In a slightly alternate London in 1983, Susan Arkshaw is looking for her father,…

Blog Tour – The Thursday Murder Club

Title: The Thursday Murder ClubAuthor: Richard OsmanRelease Date: 3/10/2020E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 36(see below for breakdown) 3 .5 stars ★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Penguin Books UK , via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: Four septuagenarians with a few tricks up their sleeves A female…

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…

ARC Review – Dead Man in a Ditch

Title: Dead Man in a DitchAuthor: Luke ArnoldSeries: Fetch Phillip's Archives #2Release Date: 24/9/2020E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 52(see below for breakdown) 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free finished copy from Orbit books UK in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. You can find my review for The Last Smile in Sunder City…

ARC Review – Tales from the Cafe

Title: Before the Coffee gets Cold : Tales from the CafeAuthor: Toshikazu KawaguchiSeries: Before the Coffee gets Cold #2Release Date: 17/9/2020E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 46(see below for breakdown) 4.5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free final copy from the publisher Picador in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. NOTE: This book deals with…

ARC Review – Prime Deceptions

Title: Prime DeceptionsAuthor: Valerie ValdesSeries: Chilling Effect #2Release Date: 17/9/2020E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 44(see below for breakdown) 4 stars ★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Orbit , via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: The lovably flawed crew of La Sirena Negra and their psychic cats return…

Review Chilling Effect

Title: Chilling EffectAuthor: Valerie Valdes Series: Chilling Effect #1E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 39(see below for breakdown) 3.5 stars ★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Orbit , via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: A hilarious, offbeat debut space opera that skewers everything from pop culture to video…