The sort of book filled with horrific surprises throughout. Each chapter adds dimension and darkness. Well worth the read for all fans of the original Frankenstein.
Suitable for readers 13 and above
Sit somewhere between adult and YA. Short story esque style of a novel, worth a read if you enjoy non-linear fiction.
TV | The BSC (Netflix, 2020)
The Baby-sitters Club. Kristy Thomas’s big idea in book one spawned a series with over 300 books and eight wonderfully relatable characters (yes, we should count Abbi).… Read more “TV | The BSC (Netflix, 2020)”
A Monster Calls
Conor’s mother is dying of cancer. Everyday is a tinged with battles, looking after himself, facing the bullies at school, being his own parent, anxiously wishing his… Read more “A Monster Calls”
Read it for the loss and grief of Sadie, it was brutal like a sharp slap across the face each time she gave voice to her memories. Clearer than this is the slim piece of hope and fulfilment both Sadie and the reader receive at the book’s end.
Daughter of Smoke & Bone
I’ve been looking forward to reading this book for a few months now after I read a glowing review from Emily May on Goodreads. I wasn’t disappointed but I wasn’t blown away either.
The Hunger Games was a good book. Strong characters, slightly different to what was being written at the time for young adults, interesting twists. Catching Fire was… Read more “Mockingjay”
She’s So Dead to Us
She’s So Dead to Us by Kieran Scott He’s So / She’s So, Book 1 Ally had it all. The rich and loving father, the beautiful and… Read more “She’s So Dead to Us”
A beast. Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright—a creature with fangs and claws and hair springing from… Read more “Beastly”
The Emerald Atlas
Four-year old Kate, one year-old Michael and baby Emma are taken from their beds and left at an orphanage in the care of an alcoholic nun. We leap… Read more “The Emerald Atlas”