A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers – eARC Book Review

Blurb from NetGalley In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, Hugo Award-winner Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk & Robot series gives us hope for the future. It's been centuries since the robots of Panga gained self-awareness and laid down their tools; centuries since they wandered, en masse, into the wilderness, never to be seen again; centuries since … Continue reading A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers – eARC Book Review

The Ones We’re Meant to Find by Joan He – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Two sisters. An unputdownable story. Cee woke up on the shores of an abandoned island three years ago with no idea how she got there. Now eighteen, she lives in a shack with an ageing android, and a single memory: she has a sister, and she has to escape to find her. … Continue reading The Ones We’re Meant to Find by Joan He – eARC Book Review

Last One at the Party by Bethany Clift – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads THE END OF EVERYTHING WAS HER BEGINNING It's November 2023. The human race has been wiped out by the 6DM virus (Six Days Maximum - the longest you've got before your body destroys itself). The end of the world as we know it. Yet someone is still alive. Alone in a new … Continue reading Last One at the Party by Bethany Clift – eARC Book Review

Unwind by Neal Shusterman – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Connor's parents want to be rid of him because he's a troublemaker. Risa has no parents and is being unwound to cut orphanage costs. Lev's unwinding has been planned since his birth as part of his family's strict religion. Brought together by chance, and kept together through desperation, these three unlikely companions … Continue reading Unwind by Neal Shusterman – Book Review

‘The Fandom’ by Anna Day – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Violet's in her element. Cosplay at the ready, she can't wait to feel part of her favourite fandom: The Gallows Dance, a mega book and movie franchise that she and her friends know EVERY WORD of (canon and fanfic included). But at Comic Con, a freak accident transports Violet and her friends … Continue reading ‘The Fandom’ by Anna Day – Book Review

‘The Quiet at the End of the World’ by Lauren James – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads How far would you go to save those you love? Lowrie and Shen are the youngest people on the planet after a virus caused global infertility. Closeted in a pocket of London and doted upon by a small, ageing community, the pair spend their days mudlarking for artefacts from history and looking … Continue reading ‘The Quiet at the End of the World’ by Lauren James – Book Review

‘Never Let Me Go’ by Kazuo Ishiguro – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Daycomes a devastating new novel of innocence, knowledge, and loss. As children Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside. It was a place of mercurial cliques and mysterious rules where teachers were constantly … Continue reading ‘Never Let Me Go’ by Kazuo Ishiguro – Book Review

‘Dry’ by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, one teen is forced to make life and death decisions for her family in this harrowing story of survival from New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman. The drought—or the Tap-Out, as everyone calls it—has been going on for a while … Continue reading ‘Dry’ by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman – Book Review

‘The Book of M’ by Peng Shepherd – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A vivid, touching and original debut, following the effects of an extraordinary catastrophe on very ordinary people. In the middle of a market in India, a man’s shadow disappears. As rolling twenty-four-hour news coverage tries to explain the event, more cases are discovered. The phenomenon spreads like a plague as people learn … Continue reading ‘The Book of M’ by Peng Shepherd – eARC Book Review