Gemina by Amy Kaufmann & Jay Kristoff

Gemina is the sequel to the adventurous The Illuminae Files Triology. No spoilers for book one here!   If you don‘t know what this series is about: The Illuminae Files is a ya science-fiction series that takes place in the year 2575. The planet Kerenza was attacked by the rival BeiTech. Now the inhabitants are…

The Raven Boys by Maggie Steifvater

The Raven Boys is the first book of The Raven Cycle-series by Maggie Stiefvater and it was my first book by her. The Prologue starts with the sentence: “Blue Sargent had forgotten how many times she‘d been told that she would kill her true love.“ I mean if this doesn‘t get you hooked I don‘t know…

Cadicle: Architects of Destiny by Amy Duboff

By the end of the opening page, I know the eye colour of two people. “Cobalt” and “Steel blue”. If that doesn’t sum up the book for you, I don’t know what does.   This is the debut release from author Amy DuBoff, and although its clearly had the professional editing treatment, is it worth…

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

I felt a strong connection to Richard Mayhew, the star of Neverwhere, because much like myself, he seemed to have no aims, goals, or motivations.   Allow me to frame this review for you. I have heard a lot about Neil Gaiman. I read and enjoyed Good Omens. I loved the movie Stardust. However, my…