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REVIEW: The Returned by Jason Mott

REVIEW: The Returned by Jason Mott

They’re not zombies, because they don’t eat brains. They’re not ghosts, because they’re corporeal and (for the most part) have the same normal bodily functions all humans share. They’re simply the dead come back to life – or, as they’re [...]

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REVIEW: The Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason

REVIEW: The Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason

The Clockwork Scarab is the first book in The Stoker and Holmes series by Colleen Gleason. It features Mina Holmes, niece to Sherlock Holmes, and Evaline Stoker, sister to Bram Stoker. Both girls are called to investigate two murders and [...]

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REVIEW: Find Me by Romily Bernard

REVIEW: Find Me by Romily Bernard

Find Me is Romily Bernard’s debut novel, but it doesn’t read like one. It’s complex, engaging with a writing style that flows and it deals with real life issues that can plague families and community alike. Wick Tate has had [...]

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REVIEW: Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

REVIEW: Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein is the companion novel to Code Name Verity, a YA historical fiction novel published in 2012 to critical acclaim. Rose Under Fire follows Rose Justice, a USA ATA pilot who ferried Allied fighter planes [...]

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REVIEW: Indelible by Dawn Metcalf

REVIEW: Indelible by Dawn Metcalf

Indelible by Dawn Metcalf is the first book in The Twixt, a series that comes out this summer. Joy Malone never expected to be involved in another world where monsters loom at your windows, sprites come to visit you and [...]

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REVIEW: The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates

REVIEW: The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates

At first glance, you might think that Joyce Carol Oates’ new novel The Accursed is, at 667 pages, a daunting tome – and you’d be right. Full to bursting with plot and political/cultural/social subtext, The Accursed is hardly an easy [...]

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Comics 101, #004: Young Avengers (2013)

Comics 101, #004: Young Avengers (2013)

Comics 101 is an introduction to comics and graphic novels for those who are interested in trying comics, but are unsure of what to try. The Comics 101 series is aimed particularly at female readers who may be interested in [...]

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