“Anyone can betray anyone.” Victoria Aveyard Synopsis: This is a world divided by blood - red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change. That is until she … Continue reading Book Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
Author: Kristin Ward Publisher: Independently Published Series: Book 2 in the Duology Genre: Science Fiction, Romance Source or Bought: Provided free of charge for review Goodreads Rating: 4.47 Buy it on Amazon "the powerful are truly corrupt, on all sides” Synopsis: I thought I understood the truth. I thought I knew the whole story. But no one really did. In a country defined by scarcity and control, Enora Byrnes leaves the watchful eyes and secret agendas … Continue reading Book Review: Burden of Truth by Kristen Ward
Author: Markus Zusak Publisher: Black Swan •2005• Series or Standalone: Standalone Genre: Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Fiction Source or Bought: Bought on a recent haul Goodreads Rating: 4.37 Buy it: 🌻 Book Depository 🌻 Amazon 🌻 “I have hated words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.” Liesel Meminger Synopsis: HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE 1939. Nazi … Continue reading Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Author: Kristin Ward Publisher: Independent Series or Standalone: #1 in the series Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopian Source: Received for free in exchange for a review as part of the Writereads blog tour Goodreads Rating: 4.16 🌳 Buy it on Amazon here 🌳 The puppeteer isn't a faceless master. He's someone I know or used to know. Synopsis: They tell me the country looked different back then. They talk … Continue reading BLOG TOUR Book Review: After the Green withered by Kristen Ward
I went into this book with lousy expectations after reading polarising Goodreads reviews. Despite numerous reviews complaining about the boring narrative and laborious pace of this book; I personally found it well paced and hard to put down. That said I can acknowledge on reflection that there didn’t really seem to be much of a plot. I believe this is intentional as the book was crafted to seem like the retelling of a handful of days in Holden's life, rather than an adventure novel.