When the Heavens Fall by Marc Turner (Book Review)

When the Heavens Fall by Marc Turner My rating: 2 of 5 stars What this book is about: When the Book of Lost Souls is stolen, the Gods have naught but take matters into their own hands – meddling, once again, with the mortal realm. Mayot Mecada has come to the possession of the sacred…

Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican (Book Review)

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican My rating: 4 of 5 stars What this book is about: St. Michael’s working-class Catholic school has, over the years, been falling apart in the hands of the indifferent, ignorant and clueless faculty while maintaining its place as an educational institution for children who have…

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….

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…

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (Book Review)

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars What this book is about: Cath and Wren are twins – the looking alike kind. They’ve always been very close to each other, sharing everything. Happy moments, like writing Simon Snow fanfiction together, but also sad moments, like being abandoned by their mother. Now Cath…

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes (Book Review)

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes My rating: 3 of 5 stars This review was originally posted on my blog: My Bookshelf Dialogues What this book is about: Louisa Clark – of the mature age of 26 – has recently found herself unexpectedly unemployed. It is of no surprise that in our society, her parents…

Ninth City Burning by J. Patrick Black (Book Review)

Ninth City Burning by J. Patrick Black My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars What this book is about: In the distant future planet Earth and its citizens have been in war with alien forces reffered to as “Valentines” or “Romeo”. Earth has been defending its place in this universe for many years now and seems…

Arabella of Mars by David D. Levine (Book Review)

Arabella of Mars by David D. Levine My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars What this book is about: We are back in 1812 and Arabella aged 16 is playing with her brother a game of shorosh khe kushura. She is determined that this time she will be able to beat him. Life is simple and…

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (Book Review)

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt My rating: 4 of 5 stars What this book is about: Theo Decker is starving, as he is walking with his mother the busy streets of New York, but he doesn’t want to ask her to stop somewhere and get breakfast. She will be so angry at him once she…

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…