Things to Do Before the End of the World – Emily Barr [WriteReads Blog Tour]

Blurb A timely and powerful coming-of-age thriller from the bestselling author of The One Memory of Flora Banks. *** What would you do when you hear the news that humans have done such damage to the earth that there might only be a limited amount of safe air left – a year’s worth at most?You’dContinue reading “Things to Do Before the End of the World – Emily Barr [WriteReads Blog Tour]”

Kate in Waiting – Becky Albertalli [WriteReads Blog Tour]

Blurb From bestselling YA rom-com queen Becky Albertalli (author of Love, Simon) comes a new novel about daring to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight in love, life and theatre.[PRINCIPAL CAST LIST]Kate GarfieldAnderson Walker Best friends, and contrary to popular belief, not co-dependent. Examples: Carpooling to and from theatre rehearsals? Environmentally sound and efficient.Consulting eachContinue reading “Kate in Waiting – Becky Albertalli [WriteReads Blog Tour]”

The Lore of Prometheus Spotlight! [BBNYA 2020 Winner]

Blurb John Carver has three rules: Don’t drink in the daytime, don’t gamble when the luck has gone, and don’t talk to the dead people who come to visit. It has been almost five years since the incident in Kabul. Since the magic stirred within him and the stories began. Fleeing the army, running fromContinue reading “The Lore of Prometheus Spotlight! [BBNYA 2020 Winner]”

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]”

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]”

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 Beast and the Bethany – Jack Meggitt-Phillips [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]

First things first – thank you to The Write Reads for including me on this tour, and for Egmont Books for providing an ARC of the book. The ARC, being what it is, did not have the full illustrations included, and I can only imagine how wonderful the full version will be once it’s out.Continue reading “The Beast and the Bethany – Jack Meggitt-Phillips [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]”

Venators: Promises Forged – Devri Wells [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]

Goodreads Summary It has been mere days in the world of Eon, where Rune Jenkins, her twin brother Ryker, and their friend Grey have been trapped, fighting for their lives. After discovering the truth of their ancestry, the three are far from home, and far from anything resembling their mundane lives of the past. WhileContinue reading “Venators: Promises Forged – Devri Wells [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]”

Catalyst – Tracy Richardson [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]

Synopsis Marcie Horton has a sixth sense. Not in the “I see dead people” way, but . . . well, maybe a little. She feels a sort of knowing about certain things that can’t be explained-an intuition that goes beyond the normal. Then there was that one summer four years ago, when she connected withContinue reading “Catalyst – Tracy Richardson [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]”

Sangre: The Wrong Side of Tomorrow -Carlos Colon [Blackthorn Book Tours]

Blurb The Story of a Reluctant, Undead Vigilante. The harrowing saga of Nicky Negron’s tortured soul continues as the inner and outer demons shadowing Newark, New Jersey’s undead vigilante have no intention of letting him rest in peace. Knowing his paranormal existence can only lead to complications, Nicky tries not to draw too much attentionContinue reading “Sangre: The Wrong Side of Tomorrow -Carlos Colon [Blackthorn Book Tours]”