What Beauty There Is – Cory Anderson [WriteReads Blog Tour]

Blurb When everything you love is in danger, how long can you keep running to survive? Life can be brutalWinter in Idaho. The sky is dark. It is cold enough to crack bones. Jack knew itJack Dahl has nothing left. Except his younger brother, Matty, who he’d die for. Their mother is gone, and theirContinue reading “What Beauty There Is – Cory Anderson [WriteReads Blog Tour]”

Fid’s Crusade – David H. Reiss [BBNYA Blog Tour]

Yet another BBNYA finalist, and my favourite of the three I read. Fid’s Crusade is powerful, charged, and emotional, with a really intriguing take on the superhero mythos. It takes a similar view to The Boys (graphic novel and TV show) when it comes to so-called heroes, but it’s handled in such a different way,Continue reading “Fid’s Crusade – David H. Reiss [BBNYA Blog Tour]”

Body of Stars – Laura Maylene Walter

Publisher: Hodder & StoughtonFormat: MOBIRelease Date: March 18th, 2021 Rating: 4/5 Stars [Please note, due to the topics in this book and recent events, this review contains discussions of rape culture, sexual assault, and the abduction of women] At times, Body of Stars isn’t an easy read, with many of the moments Celeste experiences feelingContinue reading “Body of Stars – Laura Maylene Walter”

The Lost Apothecary – Sarah Penner

Publisher: Legend PressFormat: MOBIRelease Date: March 2nd, 2021 Rating: 5/5 Stars Told in dual timelines, The Lost Apothecary explores the lives of three different women, their lives connected over the centuries by a single unlucky vial. In 1791, Nella serves the women in her community, issuing medicines where needed, but more often selling poisons, forContinue reading “The Lost Apothecary – Sarah Penner”

Marrow Charm – Kristin Jacques [The Write Reads BBNYA Blog Tour]

Azure ‘Azzy’ Brimvine lives in a world decimated by magic, where humans have retreated underground from the overwhelming dangers of the surface. But Below is no safer than Above. Magic borne plagues continue to eat away at the remaining human cities, a sickness that doesn’t merely kill, but creates aberrations from the stricken: people twistedContinue reading “Marrow Charm – Kristin Jacques [The Write Reads BBNYA Blog Tour]”

Deadpool: Dracula’s Gauntlet

by Brian Posehn, Gerry Duggan (Writers), Reilly Brown, Scott Koblish, Khary Randolph (Artists), Frank Cho (Cover)Publisher: MarvelFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: July 12th, 2016 Rating: 5/5 Stars Spider-Man/Deadpool Volume 1 Review / Spider-Man/Deadpool Volume 2 Review / Deadpool Kills Deadpool Review I have yet to come across a Deadpool story I didn’t really enjoy, yet Deadpool: Dracula’sContinue reading “Deadpool: Dracula’s Gauntlet”

All the Tides of Fate (All the Stars and Teeth #2) – Adalyn Grace

Publisher: Titan BooksFormat: MOBIRelease Date: February 2nd, 2021 Rating: 5/5 Stars All the Stars and Teeth Review Thank you to Titan for providing this ARC via NetGalley. All opinions remain my own. All the Stars and Teeth was one of my favourite reads last year, and I was really excited when I was approved forContinue reading “All the Tides of Fate (All the Stars and Teeth #2) – Adalyn Grace”

Specter – Katie Jane Gallagher [BBNYA – WriteReads Blog Tour]

As part of the BBNYA (more information on that below) panel, I was able to read some really excellent books. One was Specter, by Katie Jane Gallagher, which ultimately ended up finishing 8th. Specter is a YA Horror, with sci-fi elements scattered in, not too dissimilar from Stranger Things in some ways, but a differentContinue reading “Specter – Katie Jane Gallagher [BBNYA – WriteReads Blog Tour]”

The Q. – Rick R. Reed

Publisher: NineStar PressFormat: MOBIRelease Date: February 1st, 2021 Rating: 3/5 Stars Firstly, thank you to NineStar Press for providing this eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I really wanted to like this book just a little more than I did. The premise is intriguing – a single night at a small townContinue reading “The Q. – Rick R. Reed”