Tag: dystopia

Shades of Earth by Beth Revis

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Shades of Earth by Beth Revis

Shades of Earth is the final installment in the Across the Universe trilogy by Beth Revis and it is definitely my favourite. All the pieces of the story come together and it felt much faster paced than Across the Universe and A Million Suns (not that I didn’t enjoy them too). I think part of it is because they have finally left the claustrophobic Godspeed behind (though there were times […]

The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna

This book left me speechless – in a good way. The Lost Girl is the debut novel of Sangu Mandanna and it is an outstandingly excellent read. I just didn’t want it to finish. I love science fiction/fantasy and ya so I always look forward to any new release which encompass these genres. Eva is an ‘echo’ a copy of a girl called Amarra, a young girl who lives in […]

Angelfall by Susan Ee

Posted August 5, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Angelfall by Susan Ee

Wow, Angelfall was an unexpectedly brilliant read. A lot of people have been raving this book and I can see why. It is fantastic. I feel like I have come late to the party but boy – what a party!! Angelfall is a story that puts you right into the middle of the action from the very first page. The world is shattered, destroyed when the angels swooped down. Millions […]

This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

Posted August 4, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 2 Comments
This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

I came into this book expecting zombies and while the book did not disappoint on that score, it was so much more than that. A tense, atmospheric survival story balanced with a well-drawn character study, I really could not put this one down. This is Not a Test is a book about six teenagers who hole up at their local high school to out-wait the zombie apocalypse that is raging […]

How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff

Posted August 4, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff

Daisy (real name Elizabeth but nobody calls her that) is a young and troubled American girl. At fifteen, she is sent by her father and step-mother to go and stay with her aunt and cousins in England. Her Aunt Penn, elder sister of her long-dead mother, a distracted but kindly women, welcomes her into her family. Her four cousins, Osbert, the twins Isaac and Edmond, and young Piper are all […]