Genre: Dystopia

The Traitor’s Crux by Jessica Prather

Posted January 1, 2018 by Brin in Reviews / 2 Comments
The Traitor’s Crux by Jessica Prather

The Traitor’s Crux by Jessica Prather is a rare beast indeed. A book that weaves themes of magic and dystopia – two of my favourite genres so rarely mixed together. A young girl called Kenadee experiences a trauma as a child. Her elder brother Eli was discovered to have magic. He is taken away (possibly killed) by the evil President (think President Snow from the Hunger Games but even more diabolical). […]

Review: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

Posted February 1, 2015 by Brin in Reviews / 5 Comments
Review: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

I honestly cannot believe it has taken me so long to read The Winner’s Curse. It has been sitting on my Kindle since April last year and, to be completely honest, I am kicking myself for not having read it sooner. I have seen many favourable reviews and I had an inkling I would enjoy it, but for some reason I kept putting off reading it. The Winner’s Curse is […]

Unbreakable by Elizabeth Norris

Posted August 10, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Unbreakable by Elizabeth Norris

Wow. Unbreakable pulls you in from the very first word and doesn’t let go until the nail-biting ending. I really liked Unravelling but Unbreakable was even more enjoyable for me. The book picks up about four months after the devastating conclusion of Unravelling. After the cataclysmic events of the first book, Janelle is trying to pick up the pieces in a world that has gone to chaos. Still reeling after losing her father and best friend, Janelle […]

Yesterday by C.K. Kelly Martin

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Yesterday by C.K. Kelly Martin

Yesterday by C. K. Kelly Martin was a slightly disappointing read for me. I have heard really good things about this author but I was not overly wowed by this book, though the writing was good and I would still consider checking out her other works. I really liked the idea behind this story but the execution of it fell little flat for me and I found the story to […]

Undone by Elizabeth Norris

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Undone by Elizabeth Norris

Okay I much prefer this universe when Ben is the narrator as opposed to Janelle! This novella covers some of the events in Unravelling (from Ben’s perspective) and a little after, as a bridge to the second book Unbreakable. In Undone, we get to see some of the events through Ben’s eyes and I really liked getting to hear his take on things as I had some problems with Janelle […]