Tag Archive: 3 stars

An ember in the ashes – Sabaa Tahir

  At first glance An Ember in the Ashes has all the typical tropes of a young adult fantasy, two young people come together for the common good, a few sparks fly, there… Continue reading

I crawl through it – A.S King

Well this was an unusual book. Weird and surreal and utterly unique. I will be honest, for a long time I despaired. I read and read and wondered what the hell was going… Continue reading

Athena – Marta Söderberg

A few years ago the author Marta Söderberg wrote the book Ramona which I very much enjoyed so I was looking foward to this new one called Athena. While Ramona was set in… Continue reading

The accident season – Moira Fowley-Doyle

  I liked this book, though it was a bit uneven. The first half was a boring at times but it improved greatly around half way in and the last few chapters were a… Continue reading

Everything, everything – Nicola Yoon

Full disclosure, it was the cover that did it. It´s just such a fantastic cover. This has been a buzz book, I heard about it all over the place and the publishers seem… Continue reading

The girl at midnight – Melissa Grey

This is for fans of Daughter of smoke and bone and Mortal Instruments with a main protagonist (Echo) whom I really liked and with a fun “supporting cast” and a fast paced story.… Continue reading

Lies we tell oursevles – Robin Talley

  Lies We Tell Ourselves is an important, illuminating book. What Sarah and her friends have to endure each day are unthinkable and horrific. It´s important to remember that even though the story… Continue reading

My heart and other black holes – Jasmine Warga

Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent… Continue reading

Only ever yours – Louise O´Neill

  A woman can have three roles; a wife, a whore or a teacher. If you are one of the lucky ones who gets chosen to be a wife your purpose is clear,… Continue reading

Radiant days – Elizabeth Hand

    It is 1978. Merle is in her first year at the Corcoran School of Art, catapulted from her impoverished Appalachian upbringing into a sophisticated, dissipated art scene. It is also 1870.… Continue reading