Synopsis Defeated, crushed, and driven almost to extinction, the remnants of the human race are trapped on a planet that is constantly attacked by mysterious alien starfighters. Spensa, a teenage girl living among them, longs to be a pilot. When she discovers the wreckage of an ancient...

Synopsis To possess the Mandate of Heaven, the female monk Zhu will do anything “I refuse to be nothing…” In a famine-stricken village on a dusty yellow plain, two children are given two fates. A boy, greatness. A girl, nothingness… In 1345, China lies under harsh Mongol rule. For...

Synopsis A powerful cultural touchstone of modern American literature, The Color Purple depicts the lives of African American women in early twentieth-century rural Georgia. Separated as girls, sisters Celie and Nettie sustain their loyalty to and hope in each other across time, distance and silence. Through...

Synopsis England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the king dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The pope and most of Europe...

Synopsis A deadly contest. A vaulting ambition. How far will one cyren go to win? Mighty cyrens have ruled the ancient lair of Saddoriel for centuries. A cavernous fortress, a subterranean labyrinth of tunnels and levels, powered by magic and music… From the moment she was born, Roh,...

Synopsis Cordelia Carstairs seems to have everything she ever wanted. She’s engaged to marry James Herondale, the boy she has loved since childhood. She has a new life in London with her best friend Lucie Herondale and James’s charming companions, the Merry Thieves. She is about...

Synopsis Ambition will fuel him. Competition will drive him. But power has its price. It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor...

Synopsis: The wolves are circling and a young king will face his greatest challenge in the explosive finale of the instant #1 New York Times-bestselling King of Scars Duology. The Demon King. As Fjerda's massive army prepares to invade, Nikolai Lantsov will summon every bit of his...

After enjoying Rotherweird so much, I dived straight into this book rather then going to the next book on my tbr, and I didn't regret it! I loved the return of all my favourite weird and wonderful characters from the first book (Gorhambury remains my...

A friend of mine recommended this to me, otherwise I would never have stumbled across it, and I'm so glad she did! I'm not sure where to even start with listing the things I liked so much about this book. It was such a fun...

Hmm, where to start with this one. My favourite thing about Maas' books is her ability to weave a story with so many layers that she never fails to bring together in glorious ways. Her skill with this always leaves me absolutely hooked as...

The latest from my favourite nemesis, @robertjpower, The Crimson Hunters is a compilation of two of his previous novellas (The Crimson Hunters and The Crimson Hunted) into one novel. I was into this book right from the first page. Power's writing is just so entertaining, self-deprecating,...

  Daughter of Flood and Fury is the latest new release from my fellow 2019 SPFBO finalist Levi Jacobs. If you enjoy YA epic fantasy, this is definitely a book for you. It has all the good stuff from that genre - a cool and kick-butt MC,...

This was a quick, entertaining, read. The story revolves around the impending doom of an island about to be drowned under a massive tide...

Political intrigue - that's the core of this story, and I really enjoyed it. Lia is a newly ascended queen who must deal with a court who strongly favoured her wasteful uncle as king. Her authority is limited due to a power sharing arrangement with...