What makes a great fantasy book? – The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson Review

I finished this book yesterday and all I can say is...wow. Well actually, that's not true as I am now going to write a whole blog post about it 😛 I am going to start by just briefly summarising what this book is about, although it seems like most people know a lot about it … Continue reading What makes a great fantasy book? – The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson Review

Persuasion by Jane Austen – Why is it a classic?

So this is a new series of posts I will be doing for who knows how long. I struggle to review classics because they are classics for a reason, and therefore they usually seem impossible to criticise. Then I thought, hang on a minute, that could be a post! Instead of writing a review I … Continue reading Persuasion by Jane Austen – Why is it a classic?

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor – Review

Lazlo Strange has always been fascinated by the lost city of Weep. But as an orphan and junior librarian, no one takes him seriously. Then, one day, the Godslayer arrives and Lazlo has a chance to live his dream for real and visit Weep. Many questions are answered on his arrival but hundreds of times … Continue reading Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor – Review

Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff – Review

This book starts literally just after Illuminae ends, but this time is focusing on two different teenage characters, this time on the Heimdall where Kady and the Hypatia are going. Hanna, the daughter of the captain of the space station, has no idea this is happening, as well as Nik who is part of a … Continue reading Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff – Review