“You were born at a pretty crappy time in history. And it looks like things are only gonna get worse from here on out.” It's the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place. Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his grim surroundings by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS,… Continue reading Book Review: Ready Player One – Ernest Cline **
I started this book.. and it was wonderful. I mean incredibly, meaningfully wonderful. While I'm reading it, I'm in love. I'm taking everything in. My heart hurts for its characters. I get angry over the circumstances. I cry over the loss. Then I put the book down, come back to reality and I find myself..… Continue reading When you no longer enjoy the books you’re reading..
“Now, children, watch closely. Hold your breath. Listen. And I will show you the components of calamity." Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed. The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout… Continue reading Book Review: Gemina – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff ****
Since I left the bookshop four years ago, I'm rarely up-to-date with my reading. Thanks to Booktube and social media, I'm at least aware of the books that are being published but most of the books I read didn't come out in 2017. Now that we're coming to the end of the year, it's time… Continue reading Favourite books of 2017
I thought I'd give this one a different twist, because "naughty" doesn't equal "evil" in my book. And I didn't feel like talking about the characters I don't like. So here are my top 5 "naughty" characters: Nik - Gemina (Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff) Nick isn't the nice boy next-door, he's part of a… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Characters on the Naughty List