Let’s Go Back To The Hunger Games

Katniss is an incredible protagonist. She’s humble, she’s sincere, she’s strong, she’s compassionate, she’s smart. She’s everything I’d like my daughter to look up to and learn from. I know Katniss is fictional and the product of an author’s imagination, but she’s essentially a composite of so many things a woman can be. A guiding light who can inspire girls to take charge of themselves and grab hold of life to achieve anything they want.

Twist and Turn (Kyle Achilles 4)

TWIST AND TURN (KYLE ACHILLES 4) TIM TIGNER | Kindle Edition | 394 pagesReleased 19 November 2018 THEIR PLAN WAS BRILLIANT, their tactics cunning, but then came a twist, they never saw coming.Imagine BREAKING BAD meets THE SUM OF ALL FEARS.In TWIST AND TURN, author Tim Tigner once again delivers a fast-paced, unpredictable ride destined … Continue reading Twist and Turn (Kyle Achilles 4)

1984 | George Orwell

  1984 | George Orwell Kindle Edition | Dystopian 326 pages | First published 8 June 1949 'It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.' Winston Smith works for the Ministry of truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought … Continue reading 1984 | George Orwell

The Last Orphans | N.W. Harris

  The Last Orphans (#1) | N.W. Harris Kindle Edition | YA | Dystopian 277 pages | Released 9 October 2014 One horrifying day will change the life of sixteen-year-old Shane Tucker and every other kid in the world. In a span of mere hours, the entire adult population is decimated, leaving their children behind … Continue reading The Last Orphans | N.W. Harris

A Wrinkle in Time | Madeleine L’Engle

A WRINKLE IN TIME | Madeleine L'Engle Kindle edition | YA | Fantasy | 228 pages First published in 1962 It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of … Continue reading A Wrinkle in Time | Madeleine L’Engle

Clichė | Allison Rose and Aerin S. Grey

CLICHE | Allison Rose & Aerin S. Grey Kindle Edition | YA | Satire | Fantasy | 116 pages Released 17th June 2018 Handsome rogue Xander Portmanteau has a problem. He's the only chauvinist left in the feminist fantasy realm of Landria, whose problematically patriarchal tendencies have not been smashed. Why? Because his authoress, Jen … Continue reading Clichė | Allison Rose and Aerin S. Grey

Ready Player One | Ernest Cline | YA Sci-fi Thriller | Book Review

READY PLAYER ONE | Ernest Cline Kindle edition | YA | Sci-fi | Thriller | 386 pages Released 18 August 2011 In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life … Continue reading Ready Player One | Ernest Cline | YA Sci-fi Thriller | Book Review

Artemis | Andy Weir | Sci-fi Thriller | Book Review

ARTEMIS| Andy Weir Kindle edition | Sci-fi | Thriller | 322 pages Released 14 November 2017 Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of … Continue reading Artemis | Andy Weir | Sci-fi Thriller | Book Review

Ark of Blood (Arkane 3) | J.F. Penn | Thriller | Book Review

ARK OF BLOOD | J.F. Penn Kindle edition | Action | Thriller | 256 pages Released 16 April 2015 A desperate race to find the Ark of the Covenant – and save the world from a devastating Holy War. Cairo, Egypt. When the curator of the Museum of Antiquities is slaughtered in a horrific ritual … Continue reading Ark of Blood (Arkane 3) | J.F. Penn | Thriller | Book Review

2017 in Reviews

Let's just say that this year has gone faster than the last donut on the Simpsons. It's that time of year to summarise all of the reviews that I've posted this year. My 25ish reading selections have been a bit hit and miss this year, so the number of reviews I've done is less than … Continue reading 2017 in Reviews