Tag: dystopian

Book Spotlight: October Song by Ru Pringle

Book Spotlight: October Song by Ru Pringle

Today I’m excited to introduce you to October Song by Ru Pringle, published on 15th October. October Song is a dystopian near future thriller with a female protagonist, set on the west coast of Scotland. About the Book Following a devastating bomb attack outside the North British Council Building at Holyrood in Edinburgh, a police officer finds herself fleeing from her employers and MI5, the domestic counter-intelligence and security agency of the United Kingdom, up the west coast of the territory of North Britain towards the front line of an intensifying war. But it’s not just her pursuers she must beware of. The […]


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Posted 6th November 2018 in: Book Tours & Promotions. Tagged: ,

Book Review: Sever by Lauren DeStefano

Book Review: Sever by Lauren DeStefano

  Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links, which means I can earn a small commission if you click on them and then make a purchase. This goes towards blog hosting and other expenses. For more information, please read the full disclosure.   About the Book Title: Sever (The Chemical Garden #3) Author: Lauren DeStefano Edition: UK paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Release date: February 2013 Genre: YA dystopian No.pages: 371   With the clock ticking until the virus takes its toll, Rhine is desperate for answers. After enduring Vaughn’s worst, Rhine finds an unlikely ally in his brother, an eccentric inventor named Reed. […]


Book Review: Ink by Alice Broadway

Book Review: Ink by Alice Broadway

  Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links, which means I can earn a small commission if you click on them and then make a purchase. This goes towards blog hosting and other expenses. For more information, please read the full disclosure. Title: Ink (Skin Books #1) Author: Alice Broadway Edition: UK paperback Publisher: Scholastic Release date: February 2017 Genre: YA dystopian No.pages: 366  Synopsis   Every action, every deed, every significant moment is tattooed on your skin for ever. When Leora’s father dies, she is determined to see her father remembered forever. She knows he deserves to have all his tattoos […]


Teaser Tuesday: Sever by Lauren DeStefano

Teaser Tuesday: Sever by Lauren DeStefano

It’s time for Teaser Tuesday, a weekly bookish meme hosted by The Purple Booker in which we share two teaser sentences from a book that we’re currently reading. If you’d like to take part, simply: -Grab your current read -Open to a random page -Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page -BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! You don’t want to ruin the book for others! -Share the title and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!   My Teaser       “We’ll squeeze […]


Review of the Maze Runner Series, Plus Discussion of Author Behaviour

Review of the Maze Runner Series, Plus Discussion of Author Behaviour

  I recently finished reading The Kill Order, which is the prequel to James Dashner’s successful dystopian series which all started with The Maze Runner. I read the first three books last year but still haven’t gotten around to reviewing the 2nd and 3rd.  I’ve decided to combine my reviews into one post. I feel that most people know the series well by now anyway, so I see no point in going into too much detail.     An Important Note I feel like it would be remiss of me not to mention the current allegations of sexual harassment aimed […]


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Posted 24th February 2018 in: Book Reviews. Tagged: , ,

Teaser Tuesday: The Kill Order by James Dashner

Teaser Tuesday: The Kill Order by James Dashner

It’s time for Teaser Tuesday, a weekly bookish meme hosted by The Purple Booker in which we share two teaser sentences from a book that we’re currently reading. If you’d like to take part, simply: -Grab your current read -Open to a random page -Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page -BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! You don’t want to ruin the book for others! -Share the title and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!   I’m about two thirds of the way […]


Book Review: The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Book Review: The Maze Runner by James Dashner

  Title: The Maze Runner Author: James Dashner Publisher: Chicken House Release date: June 2014 for my edition (originally released Oct 2009) Genre: YA Dystopian No.pages: 371   Synopsis     When the lift cranks open, the only thing Thomas remembers is his first name. But he’s not alone – an army of boys welcomes him to the Glade, an encampment at the centre of a terrible maze. The Gladers have no idea why they’re there, or what’s happened to the world outside. All they know is that every morning when the walls slide back, they will risk everything to […]


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Posted 22nd July 2017 in: Book Reviews. Tagged: , ,

Last Minute Gift Guide Part 3: for Fans of YA Books

Last Minute Gift Guide Part 3: for Fans of YA Books

Welcome to the third part of my last minute gift guide, which focuses on gifts for fans of YA books like The Hunger Games, Divergent and Maze Runner series. Below are some of my recommendations for YA book merchandise that you should be able to get hold of quickly in-store or through Amazon Prime next-day delivery. Happy Shopping! The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Calendar 2016 The official calendar based on the last movie of the series. Where to buy: £8.27 from Amazon.co.uk and Prime eligible. £6 from The Works (in-store only in time for Christmas). £8.27 from W H Smith […]