Mini Review – Ayoade on Top

Title: Ayoade on topAuthor: Richard Ayoade ★★★★★ From Goodreads: At last, the definitive book about perhaps the best cabin crew dramedy ever filmed: View From the Top starring Gwyneth Paltrow. In Ayoade on Top, Richard Ayoade, perhaps one of the most 'insubstantial' people of our age, takes us on a journey from Peckham to Paris…

Review – Woman in Cabin 10

Title: The Woman in Cabin 10Author: Ruth WareE.S.C.A.P.E Score: 51(see below for breakdown) stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: This was meant to be the perfect trip. The Northern Lights. A luxury press launch on a boutique cruise ship. A chance for travel journalist Lo Blackwood to recover from a traumatic break-in that has left her on…

Belated ARC Review – Wilder Girls

Title: Wilder GirlsAuthor: Rory PowersRelease Date: 6/2/2020E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 22(see below for breakdown) stars ★★ I received a free eARC copy from Pan Mcmillian , via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: It's been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. Since the…

Mini Review – Northern Lights

Title: Northern LightsAuthor: Philip PullmanSeries: His Dark Materials #1 ★★★★★ From Goodreads: When Lyra's friend Roger disappears, she and her dæmon, Pantalaimon, determine to find him. The ensuing quest leads them to the bleak splendour of the North, where armoured bears rule the ice and witch-queens fly through the frozen skies - and where a…

Arc Review – King of Crows

Title: The King of CrowsAuthor: Libba BraySeries: The Diviners #4Release Date: 4/2/2020E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 46(see below for breakdown) 4.5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Little Brown Book Group , via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: The breath-taking finale to the epic New York…

Review – No Time like the Past

Title: No Time Like the PastAuthor: Jodi TaylorSeries:The Chronicles of St Mary's #5E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 41(see below for breakdown) 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: St Mary’s has been rebuilt and it’s business as usual for the History department. But first, there’s the little matter of a seventeenth-century ghost that only Mr Markham can see. Not to…

Graphic novel ARC Review – Ghosted in L.A. Vol 1

Title: Ghosted in L.A. Vol 1Author: Sina Grace, Siobhan Keenan (Illustrations), Cathy Le (Colorist)Series: Ghosted in L.A 3 STARS ★★★ I received a free eARC copy from BOOM! box , via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: Daphne Walters moves to Los Angeles and finds that the only ones who can…

ARC Review – The Last Emperox

Title: The Last EmperoxAuthor: John ScalziSeries: The Interdependency #3Release Date: 16/4/20E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 5(see below for breakdown) 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Tor Books (both UK and US offices), via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: The collapse of The Flow, the interstellar…

Review – A shiver of Snow and Sky

Title: A Shiver of Snow and SkyAuthor: Lisa LueddeckeSeries: Skane #1E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 46(see below for breakdown) stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: Red, red, the lights glow red Beware the danger up ahead… On the frozen island of Skane, the sky speaks. Beautiful lights appear on clear nights, and their colours have meaning: Green means all is…

Review – Elantris

Title: ElantrisAuthor: Brandon SandersonSeries: Cosmere #1E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 49(see below for breakdown) 4.5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: ELANTRIS WAS A PLACE OF GLORY The capital of Arelon, the home to people transformed into magic-using demigods by the Shaod. But then the magic failed, Elantris started to rot, and its inhabitants turned into powerless wrecks. And in…