Mini Review – Come Tumbling Down

Title: Come Tumbling downAuthor: Seanan McGuireSeries: Wayward Children #5 4 Stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: When Jack left Eleanor West's School for Wayward Children she was carrying the body of her deliciously deranged sister--whom she had recently murdered in a fit of righteous justice--back to their home on the Moors. But death in their adopted world…

Review – Starsight

Title: StarsightAuthor: Brandon SandersonSeries: Cytonics #2E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 45(see below for breakdown) 4.5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: All her life, Spensa has dreamed of becoming a pilot. Of proving she's a hero like her father. She made it to the sky, but the truths she learned about her father were crushing. Spensa is sure there's more…

Mini Review – All Systems Red

Title: All Systems Red Author: Martha WellsSeries: The Murderbot Diaries 4 STARS ★★★★ From Goodreads: In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety. But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety…

Review – Spinning Silver

Title: Spinning SilverAuthor: Naomi NovikE.S.C.A.P.E Score: 47(see below for breakdown) 4.5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: Will dark magic claim their home? Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father’s too kind-hearted to collect his debts. They face poverty, until Miryem hardens her own heart and takes up his work in their village.…

Mini Review – The Test

Title: The TestAuthor: Sylvain Neuvel 4 Stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: Britain, the not-too-distant future. Idir is sitting the British Citizenship Test. He wants his family to belong. Twenty-five questions to determine their fate. Twenty-five chances to impress. When the test takes an unexpected and tragic turn, Idir is handed the power of life and death.…

Mini Review – The Polar Bear Explorer’s Club

Title: The Polar Bear Explorer’s ClubAuthor: Alex BellSeries: The Polar Bear Explorer’s Club #1 5 Stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: It sounded like a respectable and worthy enough death for an explorer - tumbling from an ice bridge to be impaled upon a mammoth tusk - but Stella really, really didn't want that to happen, just…

Graphic Novel Review – Heartstopper Vol 3

Title: Heartstopper vol 3Author and Artist: Alice OsmanSeries: Heartstopper #3 5 STARS ★★★★★ From Goodreads: In this volume we’ll see the Heartstopper gang go on a school trip to Paris! Not only are Nick and Charlie navigating a new city, but also telling more people about their relationship AND learning more about the challenges each…

Review – Crooked Kingdom

Title: Crooked KingdomAuthor: Leigh BardugoSeries: Six of Crows #2E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 45(see below for breakdown) 4.5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: Welcome to the world of the Grisha. Kaz Brekker and his crew of deadly outcasts have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat…

Mini Review – Pale the Dreamer

Title: Pale The DreamerAuthor: Samantha ShannonSeries: The Bone Season 0.5 4 Stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: In the perilous heart of Scion London, a dangerous and valuable poltergeist is on the loose – and it must be caught before chaos erupts on the streets of the capital. Here, the clairvoyant underworld plays by its own rules,…

Review – The Last of August

Title: The Last of AugustAuthor: Brittany CavallaroSeries: Charlotte Holmes #2E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 30(see below for breakdown) 3 stars ★★★ From Goodreads: Watson and Holmes: A match made in disaster. Jamie Watson and Charlotte Holmes are looking for a winter-break reprieve after a fall semester that almost got them killed. But Charlotte isn’t the only Holmes with…