Sci-Fi/Fantasy · Young Adult Fiction

Review: Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

Title: Skyward | Series: Skyward #1 | Author: Brandon Sanderson| Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: November 6th 2018 | Num. Pages: 528| Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult ★★★★★ 5 stars – Bless Your Stars I received an ARC copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.  Synopsis Spensa’s world has been under attack for… Continue reading Review: Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

ARC Review: The Weight of the World by Tom Toner

Title: The Weight of the World | Series: The Amaranthine Spectrum #2 | Author: Tom Toner | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: January 24th 2017 | Num. Pages: 432 | Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy | How I owned it: ARC copy kindly provided by the publisher via Netgalley ★★★★★ 5 stars – An outstanding sequel to a debut series from a new author The Promise of the… Continue reading ARC Review: The Weight of the World by Tom Toner

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: Down Station by Simon Morden

Title: Down Station | Series: Down Station #1 | Author: Simon Morden| Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: February 18th 2016| Num. Pages: 351 | Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopia ★★★★ 4 stars – A surprisingly pleasant debut novel Many thanks to Stevie and Gollancz for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis A small group of commuters and tube workers witness… Continue reading Review: Down Station by Simon Morden

Crime & Thrillers · Sci-Fi/Fantasy

ARC Review: The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronovitch

Title: The Hanging Tree | Series: Peter Grant #6 | Author: Ben Aaronovitch | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: November 3rd 2016| Num. Pages: 384 | Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Rivers of London #1 Moon Over Soho #2 Whispers Under Ground #3 Broken Homes #4 Foxglove Summer #5 ★★★★ 4 stars – A satisfying installment Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for providing me with… Continue reading ARC Review: The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronovitch

Crime & Thrillers · Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch

Title: Foxglove Summer | Series: Peter Grant #5 | Author: Ben Aaronovitch | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: November 13th 2014| Num. Pages: 385 | Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Rivers of London #1 Moon Over Soho #2 Whispers Under Ground #3 Broken Homes #4 ★★★★ 4 stars – Unicorns?! Much better! Synopsis In the fifth of his bestselling series Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out… Continue reading Review: Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch

Crime & Thrillers · Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch

Title: Broken Homes | Series: Peter Grant #4 | Author: Ben Aaronovitch | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: July 25th 2013| Num. Pages: 357 | Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Rivers of London #1 Moon Over Soho #2 Whispers Under Ground #3 ★★★.5 3.5 stars – an alright book but a little lacklustre Synopsis Ben Aaronovitch has stormed the bestseller list with his superb… Continue reading Review: Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch

Crime & Thrillers · Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: Whispers Under Ground by Ben Aaronovitch

Title: Whispers Under Ground | Series: Peter Grant #3 | Author: Ben Aaronovitch | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: June 21st 2012| Num. Pages: 419 | Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Rivers of London #1 Moon Over Soho #2 ★★★.5 3.5 stars – an alright book but a little lacklustre Synopsis A WHOLE NEW REASON TO MIND THE GAP It begins with a dead body… Continue reading Review: Whispers Under Ground by Ben Aaronovitch

Crime & Thrillers · Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch

Title: Moon Over Soho | Series: Peter Grant #2 | Author: Ben Aaronovitch | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: April 21st 2011 | Num. Pages: 396 | Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Rivers of London #1 ★★★★ 4 stars – A great book filled with plenty of sarcasm and British witticisms  Synopsis I was my dad’s vinyl-wallah: I changed his records while he lounged around… Continue reading Review: Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch