Review Directory

My rating system:

★★★★★ One of my favourites!

★★★★☆ I really enjoyed it

★★★☆☆ It was a good book

★★☆☆☆ It wasn’t for me

★☆☆☆☆ I really didn’t like it

 

Below are all my individual reviews grouped by genre and arranged by author.

All opinions are me own. (Any books provided to me for review are marked with an astrix *)

Genres:

Fantasy | Science Fiction | Dystopian | Thriller | Mystery | Historical Fiction | Contemporary | Children’s/Middle Grade | Classics | Graphic Novel | Non Fiction

To skip to a specific genre, click Ctrl+F and type in the genre you’re looking for.

 

FANTASY

Aveyard, Victoria: Red Queen (Red Queen #1) ★★★☆☆

Bashardoust, Melissa: Girls Made of Snow and Glass ★★★★☆

Bracken, Alexandra: Passenger (Passenger #1) ★★★★☆

Davies, Elizabeth: Three Bloody Pieces (Caitlyn #1)* ★★★☆☆

Gaiman, Neil:

Garber, Stephanie: Caraval (Caraval #1) ★★★★☆

Goldman, William: The Princess Bride ★★★★☆

Goody, Heide: A Spell in the Country* with Iain Grant ★★★★☆

Hamilton, Alwyn: Rebel of the Sands (Rebel of the Sands #1) ★★★★☆

Henry, Christina: Lost Boy ★★★★☆

Holmberg, Charlie N: The Paper Magician Trilogy ★★★☆☆

Jace, Cameron: Insanity (Insanity #1) ★★☆☆☆

Johansen, Erika: The Invasion of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling #2) ★★★★☆

Kinsey, Jeffrey: Areh ★★★☆☆

Koontz, Dean: Odd Thomas (Odd Thomas #1) ★★★☆☆

Lawless, Poppy: The Glass Mermaid (The Chancellor Fairy Tales #1) ★★★☆☆

Lawrence, Mark:

Lynch, Scott: The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard #1) ★★★★☆

Maas, Sarah J:

Mafi, Tahereh: Furthermore ★★★★☆

McGuire, Seanan:

Meyer, Marissa:

  • Cress (The Lunar Chronicles #3) ★★★☆☆
  • Winter (The Lunar Chronicles #4) ★★★★☆

Morgenstern, Erin: The Night Circus ★★★★★

Ness, Patrick:

Novik, Naomi: Uprooted ★★★☆☆

Paige, Danielle: Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die #1) ★★★☆☆

Riggs, Ransom:

Riordan, Rick: Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series ★★★★☆

Rothfuss, Patrick:

Sanderson, Branderson: Warbreaker (Warbreaker #1) ★★★★☆

Schwab, V.E.:

Sebastian, Laura: Ash Princess (Ash Princess #1)* ★★★☆☆

Slatter, Angela: A Feast of Sorrows* ★★★☆☆

Snyder, Maria V:

Stievfater, Maggie: The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle #1) ★★★★☆

Stott, Matthew: The Increasingly Transparent Girl (Tales from the Between #3) ★★★★☆

Taylor, Laini: Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #1) ★★★★☆

Various: Rogues ★★★☆☆

 

SCIENCE FICTION

Alderman, Naomi: The Power ★★★★☆

Brody, Jessica: Unremembered (Unremembered #1) ★★★☆☆

Campling, Mickey:

Cross, Kady: The Girl in the Clockwork Collar (Steampunk Chronicles #2) ★★★★☆

Crouch, Blake: Dark Matter ★★★★☆

Gaiman, Neil: InterWorld with Michael Reaves (InterWorld #1) ★★★☆☆

Gray, Claudia: A Thousand Pieces of You ★★★★☆

Kaufman, Amie & Kristoff, Jay:

  • Illumina (The Illuminae Files, #1) ★★★★★
  • Gemina (The Illuminae Files #2) ★★★★☆

Meyer, Stephanie: The Host ★★★★☆

Morgan, Kass:

  • The 100 (The Hundred Series #1) ★★★☆☆
  • Homecoming (The Hundred Series #3) ★★★☆☆

Morris, Mark: Forever Autumn (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures #16) ★★★☆☆

Richards, Justin: Doctor Who: The American Adventures* ★★★☆☆

 

 

DYSTOPIAN

Atwood, Margaret:

Dalcher, Christina: Vox* ★★★★☆

Day, Anna: The Fandom ★★☆☆☆

Laybourne, Emmy: Monument 14 (Monument 14 #1) ★★★☆☆

Mandel, Emily St. John: Station Eleven ★★★★☆ (Re-read)

Roth, Veronica: Allegiant (Divergent #3) ★★★☆☆

Terry, Teri: Slated & Fractured (Slated #1 & #2) ★★★★☆

Walker, Adrian J.: The End of the World Running Club ★★★★☆

Wilson, S.M.: The Extinction Trials (The Extinction Trials #1) ★★★★☆

 

THRILLER

Carter, Chris: The Crucifix Killer (Robert Hunter #1) ★★★☆☆

Clark, E.A.: Lay Me to Rest* ★★★★☆

Cole, Daniel:

Girdharry, Ann: Chilling Tales of the Unexpected* ★★★☆☆

Holland, Jane: Forget Her Name* ★★★★☆

Malerman, Josh: Bird Box ★★★★★

Mitchell, Maggie: Pretty Is* ★★★☆☆

Taylor, Jodi: White Silence ★★★★☆

 

MYSTERY

Brody, Frances:

Dee, Richard: Andorra Pett and the Oort Cloud Cafe (Andorra Pett #1) ★★★☆☆

Ferreri, Linda: The Matter of the Crown* ★★★☆☆

Fiore, Rosie: What She Left*  ★★★★☆

Fuller, Claire: Our Endless Numbered Days ★★★★☆

Grant, Helen: Ghost* ★★★★☆

Hardie, Mark: Burned and Broken* ★★★☆☆

Harper, Jane:

Horowitz, Anthony: Magpie Murders ★★★★☆

Hunt, Arlene: The Outsider ★★★★☆

Kang, Lydia: A Beautiful Poison ★★★★☆

Locke, Phoebe: The Tall Man* ★★★★☆

Moriarty, Liane: Big Little Lies ★★★★★

Morton, Kate: The Secret Keeper ★★★★☆

Nugent, Liz: Lying in Wait ★★★☆☆

Richardson, Helen: Waking ★★★★☆

Shepard, Sara: Pretty Little Liars (Pretty Little Liars #1) ★★★☆☆

Ware, Ruth: The Woman in Cabin 10 ★★★☆☆

Zafon, Carlos Ruiz: The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books #1) ★★★☆☆

 

HISTORICAL FICTION

Andrews, Lyn: The Queen’s Promise ★★★☆☆

Burton, Jessie: The Miniaturist ★★★★☆

Chbosky, Stephen: The Perks of Being a Wallflower ★★★★☆

Kablean, Carrie: What Kitty Did Next ★★★☆☆

Taylor, Jodi: Just One Damned Thing After Another (The Chronicles of St Mary’s #1) ★★★☆☆

Wein, Elizabeth: Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity #1) ★★★★☆

Weir, Alison: Jane Seymour, The Haunted Queen (Six Tudor Queens #3) ★★★☆☆

Wilson, Jennifer C: The Last Plantagenet?* ★★★☆☆

 

CONTEMPORARY

Ahern, Cecelia:

Cheng, Jack: See You in the Cosmos ★★★★☆

Cresswell, Allie: Game Show* ★★★☆☆

Donoghue, Emma: Room ★★★☆☆

Hosseini, Khaled: A Thousand Splendid Suns ★★★★☆

Laidlaw, Charlie: The Things We Learn When We’re Dead ★★★☆☆

Leuschel, H.A.:

Moyes, Jojo: Me Before You (Me Before You #1) ★★★★☆

Niffeneggar, Audrey: The Time Traveller’s Wife ★★★★☆

Ng, Celeste:

Owen, Jane: The Bitches of Suburbia* ★★★☆☆

Penn, Paul: The Light of the Fireflies ★★★★☆

Ryan, Jeanne: Nerve ★★★☆☆

Safran Foer, Jonathan: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close ★★★☆☆

Steven, Laura: The Exact Opposite of Okay ★★★★☆

Stuart, Keith: A Boy Made of Blocks ★★★★☆

Thomas, Angie: The Hate U Give ★★★★☆

 

CHILDREN’S/MIDDLE GRADE

Baxter, Zoe: Star Jumper: The Lion Roars (Star Jumpers #1) ★★★☆☆

Gaiman, Neil:

Morrison, Mark: TwoSpells*

  • ★★★☆☆

Snicket, Lemony: The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events #1) ★★★★☆

 

CLASSICS

Austen, Jane: Sense and Sensibility ★★★☆☆

Bronte, Charlotte: Jane Eyre ★★★★☆

Christie, Agatha:

Fitzgerald, F. Scott: The Great Gatsby ★★★☆☆

Orwell, George: Nineteen Eighty Four ★★★☆☆

Scott Fitzgerald, F.: The Great Gatsby ★★★☆☆

Wells, H.G.: The Island of Dr. Moreau ★★★☆☆

 

GRAPHIC NOVEL/PICTURE BOOK

Carroll, Emily: Through the Woods ★★★★☆

Cham, Rob: Light* ★★★★☆

Fleming, Jackie: The Trouble with Women ★★★★☆

O’Hara, Lauren and Natalie: Hortense and the Shadow ★★★★☆

Vaughan, Brian K: Paper Girls* ★★★★☆

Wright, Jennifer: Killer Fashion ★★★★☆

 

NON FICTION

Adichi, Chimamanda Ngozi: We Should All Be Feminists ★★★★★

Murray, Jenni: A History of Britain in 21 Women ★★★★★

Salaperäinen, Olento: A Field Guide to Fantastical Beasts ★★★★☆

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