As long as there have been heroes there have been villains for them to fight against, and if you ask me there are a few villains out there who are just so epically villainous they ae capable of stealing the spotlight from the heroes. Here are my Top Ten Villains of YA: Warning: there are… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: YA Villains
Out of the Shadows is currently available for only 99c on kindle! From the streets of Melbourne to the bowels of Westminster, the delicate balance between life and death that is so painstakingly maintained by the reapers of The Order of Dark and Light is being tested by the return of an ancient threat. Tensions… Continue reading 99c Book Sale!
Finally I am posting my review of Spectacle by Rachel Vincent! It’s been well over a year since I read the opener of Rachel Vincent’s Menagerie series, but it took me no time at all to become completely re-immersed in this fascinating world she has created. Set in an alternate present, the Menagerie series is a contemporary… Continue reading Book Review – Spectacle (Menagerie #2)
The love triangle—such a classic trope of YA literature, and when done well it can lead to a really awesome read (check out Shatter Me, The Arcana Chronicles, Kricket, The Infernal Devices—just to name a few…). But sometimes the love triangle can be a little meh—it could be because the heroine chooses the wrong guy;… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: Triangle Rejects of YA
This is the first chapter from the project that keeps distracting me from what I’m supposed to be doing right now (finishing the second Shadowlands book!) This project is a book called Blood Red Rose, a near-future science fiction story set in Australia and inspired by Nazi Germany. It is VERY rough! As these characters… Continue reading Blood Red Rose – Sneak peek at my WIP
Today was supposed to be a review of Spectacle by Rachel Vincent, but then something happened… Last night, I decided I was going to have an early night. I was going to read for a couple of hours and then have lights off by no later than 10pm… I ended up finally going to sleep… Continue reading Book Review – Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist #1)
From dimension jumping to time travel to aliens next door to dystopian futures, these ten series would not have been the same without the awesome heroines leading the way. Heads up – there are a few spoilers in here, so if you haven’t read these books, maybe skip past those ones. Marguerite Caine –… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: Kick-arse Heroines of Science Fiction