Review: The Bone Season, Samantha Shannon

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Review: The Bone Season, Samantha Shannon

The Bone Season (Goodreads) Author:  Samantha Shannon (website) Follow @say_shannon Rating: It is the year 2059. Several major world cities are under the control of a security force called Scion. Paige Mahoney works in the criminal underworld of Scion London, part of a secret cell known as the Seven Seals. The work she does is unusual: scouting […]

Review: Crown of Midnight, Sarah J Maas

Crown of Midnight (Goodreads) Author:  Sarah J Maas (website) Follow @SJMaas Rating: Eighteen-year-old Celaena Sardothien is bold, daring and beautiful – the perfect seductress and the greatest assassin her world has ever known. But though she won the King’s contest and became his champion, Celaena has been granted neither her liberty nor the freedom to follow […]

Review: Soul of Kandrith, Nicole Luiken

Title: Soul of Kandrith (Goodreads) Author:   Nicole Luiken (@NicoleLuiken) Rating: Lance is a healer and wielder of slave magic, a power that demands sacrifice. He gave up his health to gain the ability to heal others, but he’s powerless to cure his beloved Sara, who sacrificed her soul to save Lance and all of Kandrith. Returning her […]

Review: Throne of Glass, Sarah J Maas

Title: Throne of Glass (Goodreads) Author:  Sarah J Maas (@sjmaas) Rating: In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life sentence. She is a trained assassin, the best of her kind, but she made a fatal mistake: she got caught. Young Captain Westfall offers her a deal: her freedom in […]

Review: Amped, Daniel H. Wilson

Title: Amped (Goodreads) Author:  Daniel H. Wilson (@danielwilsonpdx) Rating: Technology makes them superhuman. But mere mortals want them kept in their place. Enter a stunning world where technology and humanity clash in terrifying and surprising ways. Some people are implanted with upgrades that make them capable of superhuman feats. The powerful technology has profound consequences for society, […]

Review: Insurgent, Veronica Roth

Title: Insurgent (Goodreads) Author: Veronica Roth (@VeronicaRoth) Rating: One choice can transform you—or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves—and herself—while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.   Details […]

Review: Gate to Kandrith, Nicole Luiken

Title: Gate to Kandrith (Goodreads) Author:   Nicole Luiken (@NicoleLuiken) Rating:  Series: Kandrith 1 of 2(?) Genre: Adult High Fantasy/Romance Published: Carina Press, March 26, 2012 My copy: Ebook ARC from NetGalley Pre-order an E-copy: Amazon.com • Amazon.co.uk • Barnes & Noble • Diesel eBooks Sarathena Remillus, daughter of the newly elected Primus of the Republic of Temboria, has been given a mission: discover […]

Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Laini Taylor

Title: Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Goodreads) Author:   Laini Taylor Rating: Series: Book 1 of 3 (planned and unnamed) Genre: YA Fantasy Published: Hachette Book Group, 2011 Pages: 418 Paper copies: Amazon.com • Amazon.co.uk • Book Depository E-copies: Amazon.com • Amazon.co.uk • Ebooks.com “Errand requiring immediate attention. Come. The note was on vellum, pierced by […]
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