The Book of Koli by Mike Carey – Review

The Book of Koli by Mike Carey is a dystopian novel mixed with elements of sci-fi that absolutely blew me away. It paints a vivid picture of a world in which humanity has been sent back to primitive times living in small tribe like communities. Climate change and wars have destroyed the world and treesContinue reading “The Book of Koli by Mike Carey – Review”

Starsight By Brandon Sanderson – Review

Starsight by Brandon Sanderson is the sequel to Skyward and continues on with the story of Spensa and her trustee AI ship M-Bot. I found Starsight to be an absolute blast full of exciting action sequences, a great ensemble of characters and a world I wanted to know more about. After the revelations of theContinue reading “Starsight By Brandon Sanderson – Review”

Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognize Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World by Layla F Saad

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad for me is definitely one of those books that opened my eyes and will probably open the eyes of many others willing to take on board the issues that the book cover The book is essentially a 28 day challenge which aims to raise awareness and explainContinue reading “Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognize Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World by Layla F Saad”

The God Child by Nana Oforriatta Ayim – Review

The novel starts with the character of Maya who as a child has been living in Germany with her parents ever since they got exiled from Ghana. We follow her from Germany to England and then to Ghana. Maya’s mother, Yaa Agyata is very volatile and in the nicest way possible, up herself and believesContinue reading “The God Child by Nana Oforriatta Ayim – Review”

The Shadow Saint by Gareth Hanrahan – Review

Last year one of the first books I was lucky enough to review was The Gutter Prayer by Gareth Hanrahan. It was one of my favourite fantasy novels of the year and knowing a second book was coming had me beyond excited. Now it’s January 2020 and low and behold my first review of 2020Continue reading “The Shadow Saint by Gareth Hanrahan – Review”

Blood Heir by Amelie Wen Zhao

Blood Heir by Amelie Wen Zhao takes place in the Cyrillian Empire where there exists “Affinites They are individuals with varied special abilities which take advantage of the elements i.e. earth, wind, fire, ice etc. To some these powers are dangerous and unnatural people who must be controlled. The stories main character Ana Mikhailov isContinue reading “Blood Heir by Amelie Wen Zhao”

The Last Wish by Andrsej Sapkowski – Review

“People like to invent monsters and monstrosities. Then they seem less monstrous themselves. When they get blind-drunk, cheat, steal, beat their wives, starve an old woman, when they kill a trapped fox with an axe or riddle the last existing unicorn with arrows, they like to think that the Bane entering cottages at daybreak isContinue reading “The Last Wish by Andrsej Sapkowski – Review”

Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi – Review

The novel takes place in a mysterious cafe in Tokyo called “Funiculi Funicula”. The cafe is owned by Nagare and his wife Kei along with a waitress called Kazu. However, this isn’t your normal cafe, customers have the opportunity to travel back in time. They must sit on a specific chair, name the time, waitContinue reading “Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi – Review”