City of Bones (2007) *Mild Spoilers* Review // GIVING CASSEROLE CLAM A SECOND CHANCE🤯🤯

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City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)

TITLE: City of Bones

AUTHOR: Cassandra Clare

SERIES? Book 1/ 6 “The Mortal Instruments”

GENRE/ AGE RANGE: Fantasy, YA

TRIGGER WARNINGS: Death, Abusive Parenting, Homophobia

TAGS: Gay side-character

PUBLICATION DATE: May 27th, 2007

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CATCHING UP: THE COLOUR OF MAGIC BY TERRY PRATCHETT *SPOILER-FREE*

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The Colour of Magic (Discworld, #1)

TITLE: The Colour of Magic

AUTHOR: Terry Pratchett

SERIES? Book 1/41

GENRE/ AGE RANGE: Fantasy + Adult

TAGS: High-Fantasy

PUBLICATION DATE: November 24th 1983

 

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The Gilded Wolves (2018) *Spoiler Free* Review // NATIONAL TREASURE IN FRANCE???

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The Gilded Wolves

TITLE: The Gilded Wolves

AUTHOR: Roshani Chokshi

SERIES? Duology (probably)

GENRE/AGE RANGE: Fantasy & Historical Fiction, YA

TRIGGER WARNINGS: Physical Abuse, Death, Betrayal, Colonialism, Racism (challenged), Loss of a Loved One, Bullying, Anxiety

TAGS: LGBTQIA+ Characters, 2019 Release, Fantasy, Historical Fiction

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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF TIME TRAVEL BOOK REVIEW

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TITLE: The Psychology of Time Travel

AUTHOR: Kate Mascarenhas

SERIES? Standalone

GENRE/ AGE RANGE: Science Fiction, Young Adult

TRIGGER WARNINGS: Death, Violence, Sex

TAGS: Mystery, Time Travel, Sci-Fi, F/F Relationships, M/M Relationships, Feminist

PUBLICATION DATE: August 9th 2018

ACQUIRED: E-arc via Netgalley (HarperCollins Publishers Australia)

SYNOPSIS: 1967: Four female scientists invent a time-travel machine. They are on the cusp of fame: the pioneers who opened the world to new possibilities. But then one of them suffers a breakdown and puts the whole project in peril.

2017: Ruby knows her beloved Granny Bee was a pioneer, but they never talk about the past. Though time travel is now big business, Bee has never been part of it. Then they receive a message from the future–a newspaper clipping reporting the mysterious death of an elderly lady.

2018: When Odette discovered the body, she went into shock. Blood everywhere, bullet wounds, flesh. But when the inquest fails to answer any of her questions, Odette is frustrated. Who is this dead woman that haunts her dreams? And why is everyone determined to cover up her murder?

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THE WAYFARERS TRILOGY REVIEW! // IT WENT DOWNHILL SO FAST! 😕💣🤷‍♀️

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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers, #1)

TITLE: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

AUTHOR: Becky Chambers

SERIES? Wayfarers #1

GENRE/ AGE RANGE: Sci-Fi, Young Adult

TRIGGER WARNINGS: Death, Violence, Swearing (f word), Inter-Species Relationships, Racism, Racial Slurs, Discussion/Remarks abt. sex, Discussion/Memories of war

TAGS: Lgbtqia+, Diverse, Bi(?) Mc, Sci-Fi, f/f relationship

PUBLICATION DATE: July 29th, 2014

ACQUIRED: Owned copy

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WHAT IF IT’S US BOOK REVIEW // The cute m/m romance you need to read!

What If It's Us

TITLE: What If it’s Us

AUTHOR: Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera

SERIES? Standalone

GENRE/ AGE RANGE: Contemporary, Young Adult

TRIGGER WARNINGS: Cheating, Homophobia, Racism, Panic/Anxiety Attacks, Alcohol, Hospitalisation

PUBLICATION DATE: (US) October 9th 2018  , (UK/AUS) October 18th 2018

ACQUIRED: E-arc copy via Netgalley – Simon & Schuster (Australia)

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INTO THE DROWNING DEEP SPOILER FREE BOOK REVIEW // SIRENS + SCIENCE + F/F ROMANCE + AUTISM & DEAF REP!

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Into the Drowning Deep (Rolling in the Deep, #1)

TITLE: Into The Drowning Deep

AUTHOR: Mira Grant (pen name) aka. Seanan McGuire

SERIES: Standalone (there is a prequel novella)

GENRE/ AGE RANGE: Mystery/Horror, Adult, Science Fiction/Thriller

PUBLICATION DATE: November 16th, 2017

ACQUIRED: Library Copy

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