After a successful buddy read of Sleeping Giants with Beth @ Bibliobeth, we decide to read the second book in the trilogy together, Waking Gods. Who made Themis? It's been ten years since Themis - a giant alien metal robot - was revealed to the world by Dr Rose Franklin. It now stands at the heart … Continue reading Book Review: Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel (Themis Files #2)
I’m sure Beth @ Bibliobeth has a talent for picking out amazing books for us to read together! Sleeping Giants was our August buddy read, and we both loved it, and I think it's so fitting that one of the main characters in this sci-fi novel is a scientist, and I got to read this novel with … Continue reading Book Review: Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel (Themis Files #1)
Last month I went through a little dystopia phase where I was craving all the female-centric dystopia. I read two, and bought a load more to read. So today, on the blog, I have two mini-reviews, one dystopia that I highly recommend and one that didn't work so well for me... Vox by Christina Dalcher … Continue reading Book Reviews: Vox by Christina Dalcher; The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh
Happy publication day to Liam Brown, Broadcast is published today. After reading the synopsis, I just had to see what this novel had to offer… Book Description: Inception meets Black Mirror for the YouTube generation. The idea behind MindCast is simple. We insert a small chip into your skull and then every thought, every feeling, … Continue reading Book Review: Broadcast by Liam Brown
I'm back with another Standalone Sunday feature, created by Megan @ BookslayerReads, each Sunday we focus on a book that is not part of a series that we'd recommend to others. This week I'm shining some light on The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi - a fab sci-fi crime thriller! From the inside cover: WATER … Continue reading Standalone Sunday: The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi
I have no one to blame but myself! But oh hear my bookish woes…and the valuable lesson I have learnt. Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. This book took bookstagram (the book community on Instagram) by storm. I saw, like, a trillion posts about this book; everything from its awesome orange cover to the … Continue reading Bookish Ramblings: Oh Illuminae, I didn’t know…YA, why?