Book Review – Spectacle (Menagerie #2)

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)

Top Ten Tuesdays: Triangle Rejects of YA

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

Book Review – Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist #1)

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)

Top Ten Tuesdays: Kick-arse Heroines of Science Fiction

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

Review – Sharp Zero Webcomic

If you’ve never gotten into webcomics before, this is a great place to start. Sharp Zero is a young adult LGBTQI leaning comic created by the exceptionally talented Robotsharks about a teenaged guy who gets ‘superpowers’ after being exposed to a substance called Sharp Zero. There is a huge cast of awesome characters including people… Continue reading Review – Sharp Zero Webcomic

Book Review – Shadowcaster (Shattered Realms #2)

Shadowcaster is the second book in Cinda Williams Chima’s Shattered Realms series, which is a legacy series of one of my favourites, Seven Realms.  It took me a while to get to this book (it came out in April) because, while I did end up enjoying the first instalment, Flamecaster, I found it falling short… Continue reading Book Review – Shadowcaster (Shattered Realms #2)

Into the Dark (Shadowlands #2) – Sneak Peak at my WIP

I'm currently hard at work on the second book in the Shadowlands series - Into the Dark. and have decided to share a few snippets of my draft as I go. Here's an excerpt of an exchange between Sachi and Griffin from chapter four - beware the rough edges of a first draft!!    FOUR - ESCAPE IS… Continue reading Into the Dark (Shadowlands #2) – Sneak Peak at my WIP