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Non-fiction: We Need to Talk

We Need to Talk ⭐⭐⭐⭐.5 out of 5 stars Title:               We Need to Talk Author:           Emily Hunt Publisher:        Ad Lib Publishers Format:           ARC, ebook Publication:     1st of June 2023 In this non-fiction position, Emily Hunt tells her heartbreaking story. We follow her narration from when she woke up in a bed with a stranger andContinue reading “Non-fiction: We Need to Talk”

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ARC Review: City of Last Chances

City of Last Chances ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5stars Title:               City of Last Chances Author:           Adrian Tchaikovsky Publisher:        Head of Zeus Format:           ARC, ebook Publication:     8th of December 2022 Ilmar, a city under the Palleseen occupation. A presence that aims to uproot the indigenous culture, leading the locals to strictly defined ‘perfection’. Meanwhile, in theContinue reading “ARC Review: City of Last Chances”

ARC Review: Heart of the Sun Warrior

Heart of the Sun Warrior ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 out of 5 stars Title:               Heart of the Sun Warrior Author:           Sue Lynn Tan Publisher:        Harper Collins Format:           ARC, ebook Publication:     10th of November 2022 Xingyin enjoys the hard-earned tranquillity of the Moon and her mother’s company. When unexpected guests arrive, she discovers the strange magic of theContinue reading “ARC Review: Heart of the Sun Warrior”

Non-fiction: American Mother

American Mother ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars Title:               American Mother Author:           Gregg Olsen Publisher:        Bookouture Format:           ARC, audiobook Publication:     8th of November 2022 In June 1986, the emergency call from Stella Nickel, claiming that her husband Bruce was having a seizure, shook the small town of Auburn in Washington State. A week later, fifteen-year-oldContinue reading “Non-fiction: American Mother”

Mini ARC Review: Idol, Burning

Idol, Burning ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars Title:               Idol, Burning Author:           Rin Usami Publisher:        Canongate Format:           ARC, ebook Publication:     03rd of November 2022 Akari, a high school student, is an author of a popular blog about Masaki Ueno, a member of the J-Pop band Maza Maza. Her interest verges on obsession, as she spendsContinue reading “Mini ARC Review: Idol, Burning”

ARC Review: Such A Pretty Girl

Such a Pretty Girl ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars Title:               Such A Pretty Girl Author:           T Greenwood Publisher:        Kensington Books Format:           ARC, ebook Publication:     25th of October 2022 Ryan Flannigan, a famous ex-model and actress, lives peacefully in Vermont. She is shocked when the news presents a photo of her as a young girlContinue reading “ARC Review: Such A Pretty Girl”

Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies

Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 out of 5 stars Title:               Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies Author:           Maddie Mortimer Publisher:        Macmillan Format:           ARC, audiobook Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies focuses on Lia, her husband and their teenage daughter Iris as they navigate Lia’s terminal illness. The narration moves from the present to the pastContinue reading “Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies”

ARC Review: Poster Girl

Poster Girl ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars Title:               Poster Girl Author:           Veronica Roth Publisher:        Hodder & Stougton Format:           ARC, ebook Publication:     18th of October 2022 Delegation has fallen. The dystopian regime was overthrown in a revolution that created a new society. As a result, those most loyal to the Delegation were locked away, togetherContinue reading “ARC Review: Poster Girl”

The Romantic

The Romantic ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 out of 5 stars Title:               The Romantic Author:           William Boyd Publisher:        Penguin Format:           ARC, ebook Publication:     6th of September 2022 Happy Publication Day! In his new novel, Boyd presents a detailed panorama of the nineteenth century. The Romantic is a fictional biography of Cashel Greville Ross, following his life from County Cork, throughContinue reading “The Romantic”

Babel

BABEL Babel, or Necessity of Violence: an Arcane History of the Oxford Translator’s Revolution ❤❤❤❤❤ 5 out of 5 Title:               BABEL Author:           R. F. Kuang Publisher:        Harper Collins Format:           ARC, audiobook, hardcover Publication:     1th of September 2022 ‘Traduttore, traditore: An act of translation is always an act of betrayal.’ Babel or Royal Institute of TranslationContinue reading “Babel”