Book Review: Venetia by Georgette Heyer

I received a free copy of Penguin Random House UK Audio’s new audiobook recording of ‘Venetia’ by Georgette Heyer from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So thank you NetGalley and Penguin!  ‘Venetia’ is the story of the 25 year old titular heroine who’s spent her whole life in seclusion on her family’s estate inContinue reading “Book Review: Venetia by Georgette Heyer”

Review: Seven Devils by Elizabeth May and Laura Lam

I was given a free copy of this book by Net Galley in exchange for an honest review. That was back in August. I finally finished Seven Devils at literally the eleventh hour on New Year’s Eve 2020. That kind of sums up my main issue with the book. I just didn’t enjoy it. IContinue reading “Review: Seven Devils by Elizabeth May and Laura Lam”

Review: In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan

In Other Lands is delightful. It’s a funny but heartwarming deconstruction of popular fantasy and Magic School stories and tropes, like Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia. It’s also bursting with witty banter, social commentary and memorable characters. Characters like Elliot, our protagonist and viewpoint character, who’s whisked away from his indifferent father andContinue reading “Review: In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan”

Review: The Trials of Koli by M. R. Carey

I received a free kindle copy of The Trials of Koli from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review, so thank you NetGalley! The Trials of Koli is the second book in M. R. Carey’s Rampart trilogy, a post-apocalyptic dystopian survival story. In The Book of Koli we met the title character and were introducedContinue reading “Review: The Trials of Koli by M. R. Carey”

Review: The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

This was a really interesting read! Detective Henry Palace has just achieved his dream of becoming a detective. He’s dedicated to his job, but unfortunately he’s also living in a pre-apocalyptic dystopia as an asteroid is due to devastate the Earth in six months time. As society breaks down around him, he remains committed toContinue reading “Review: The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters”