Golden Son by Pierce Brown (Book Review)

Golden Son by Pierce Brown My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars This review contains spoilers for Red Rising by Pierce Brown. Click here for a non-spoiler review of Red Rising by Pierce Brown (Book Review) Book synopsis: Darrow was born a Red, down in the mines of Mars, a Helldiver risking his life daily to…

Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton (Book Review)

Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton My rating: 3 of 5 stars What this book is about: As the sun finally makes an appearance in the vast plains of ice in the Arctic, Augustine looks back at his life thinking of the man he was before. He is old now, nearing the end of his…

Everything Belongs to the Future by Laurie Penny (Book Review)

Everything Belongs to the Future by Laurie Penny My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars What this novella is about: In the year 2099 a bright scientist has come up with the “elixir of life”. A magic blue pill that adds centuries to the human life span by keeping the users, called “fixers”, from growing older….

Book Haul (October 2016)

The temperature in Groningen is slowly dropping and our dog walks are now taking place somewhere between 5 and 10 degrees Celsius. My courses are progressing in more dynamic rhythms and I have been in a great mood for science fiction and fantasy stories this month. And as usual, I bought some new books! When…

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch (Book Review)

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch My rating: 5 of 5 stars I suggest you skip the synopsis and go into this story completely blind. What this book is about: It’s Thursday night, a family dinner night for the Dessen household. Jason loves Thursday nights, loves cooking and spending time with his wife Daniela and son…

New Book Releases (October 2016)

Hello friends, happy October! While we may have a new exciting month ahead of us, this has not been such an interesting release time for me. With a couple of appealing new book coming out in various genres, this is mainly a month with great Middle Grade books and a big adult fiction name, Jodi Picoult,…

Book Haul (September 2016)

Since I didn’t do a book haul for August beware: This is going to be a huge one! I’ll start of in the chronological order in which I acquired the books and we’ll go on from there. So let’s do this: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton The Miniaturist has been on my radar for quite…

New Book Releases (September 2016)

How is summer over already? September means back to school or back to work for most of us. But September should also be fun and to make this month less stressful and more carefree we can always turn to books. Here are the new book titles coming out during the month of September: Fiction Jerusalem…

The Fireman by Joe Hill (Book Review)

The Fireman by Joe Hill My rating: 4 of 5 stars What this book is about: Harper is a 26-year-old nurse working at a school with the children when she witnesses the first burner. She knew Draco Incendia Trychophyton, or, more commonly, Dragonscale eventually leads to spontaneous combustion killing the host in a most horrifying…

New Book Releases (August 2016)

It’s this time of the month again for us to check out some of the new book releases for the month of August! 🙂 Fiction All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood (release date: 9th of August) To start this month’s new releases and suggestions, we have a debut novel that sounds like a…