Category Archives: ARC

Mini-Review: Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing-Eye

Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing-Eye by Tania Del Rio and Will Staehle 4 out of 5 stars A creepy old Grand Hotel. Check. Witches and magic. Check. Monsters in the cellar. Check. Secret hidden heirlooms. Check. Tim-Burtonesque illustrations and plot. Double-check. This book really … Continue reading

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Review: Seanan McGuire – Every Heart a Doorway

Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire 3.5 out of 5  Well, the problem is that I did expect something different. This is the story of what happens to the children who go to fairy lands and underworlds and eventually … Continue reading

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The Seed Collectors by Scarlett Thomas – a reading experience

[This is just me trying to make sense of what I read. If you want to know what this book is about you probably won’t get much out of my review. Sorry.] This is going to be a tough one. … Continue reading

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Review: The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan

The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan 4 out of 5 stars I received an ARC from the publisher via Blogging for Books. Based on this novels blurb I was expecting some kind of conspiracy thriller and even while reading I kept … Continue reading

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Review: The Silent History by Eli Horowitz, Matthew Derby, and Kevin Moffett

The Silent History by Eli Horowitz, Matthew Derby, and Kevin Moffett 1,5 out of 5 I was provided an ARC by the publisher via netgalley.com. It took me three weeks to get through the first half of this book. The story … Continue reading

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Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

The Martian by Andy Weir 5 out of 5 stars This novel’s premise is great! It’s Hollywood blockbuster worthy… and it probably will become one. You need to read it before it is turned into “Apollo 13 meets Cast Away” … Continue reading

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Review: Paradigm by Ceri A. Lowe

Paradigm by Ceri A. Lowe My Rating: 2 out of 5 stars I received an ARC from the publisher via netgalley.com Ok, so first of all: that cover! Seriously? I totally get that publishers tend to try and jump on … Continue reading

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