Category: Review

Review: HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Review: HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Posted 28 April, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 4 Comments

Shortly after starting this book, I knew I’d made a huge mistake. It was going to stop me from sleeping for a while. I’m not normally too creeped out by books. Unlike films, you can alter how something might look, make it seem a lot less threatening or scary than it actually is. However, when […]

Review: The Vatican Princess by C.W. Gortner

Review: The Vatican Princess by C.W. Gortner

Posted 23 April, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 2 Comments

Oh, the Borgias. Infamous throughout history for murder, debauchery, incest, bribery, nepotism, poison, adultery and so much more. From the moment Rodrigo Borgia became Pope Alexander VI, he was already scandalous – a pope with at least four children, possibly more. My question is, how could you possibly not want to read a book about […]

Review: Holy Cow by David Duchovny

Review: Holy Cow by David Duchovny

Posted 2 April, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 4 Comments

This book was… uh, not really my kind of thing. At all. I read it in about three hours, but seven pages into it I already hated the tone and the awful jokes. So by that point, I was truly glad it was only 250 pages or so. Holy Cow follows a young cow who […]

Review: The Bees by Laline Paull

Review: The Bees by Laline Paull

Posted 6 March, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 6 Comments

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first received a copy of The Bees. A story told from the point of view of a bee? It sounded like it could be really wonderful and unique, or really fall flat. Luckily, this was definitely the former. The Bees follows Flora, a sanitation worker bee from […]

Review: Speak by Louisa Hall

Review: Speak by Louisa Hall

Posted 16 February, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 0 Comments

I was initially drawn to Speak through its cover – I frequently do, in fact, judge a book by its cover. Having just re-watched the film Ex Machina for Sci-Fi Month 2015, it immediately struck me as sounding similar, plus the figure on the cover looked a little like Ava, the A.I. in the film. […]

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