Cinderella is Dead, Kalynn Bayron – Book Review

Hello Humans! We ready to get back into some YA? I thought we might be. Are we even more ready for an ownvoices Black lesbian fairytale dystopian YA? Well duh. Goodreads Summary: It’s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy tale is over. Teen girls are now required to appear at the... Continue Reading →

Seven Devils, Laura Lam and Elizabeth May – Book Review

Hello Humans! So you're back for another book review - you must have excellent taste. Today I'm reviewing feminist science fiction with Laura Lam and Elizabeth May's Seven Devils. This book first hit my radar at Gollanczfest last October and I'm so glad I managed to snag a digital review copy so I could tell you... Continue Reading →

Feathertide, Beth Cartwright – Book Review

Hello Humans! Today's book was pitched as being something for those who loved The Night Circus and The Bear and the Nightingale so obviously I snapped up a digital review copy and got very excited for what was to come. Alas...I found this book to be less than wonderful. Goodreads Summary: A girl. A secret. A life-changing... Continue Reading →

May Day, Josie Jaffrey – Book Review

Hello Humans! Who is ready for some snarky vampire detectives? If the answer is not you then perhaps cease reading this review until such a time as you are emotionally prepared. Quick disclaimer before we begin - I do in fact know Josie personally - we've been out for lunch and book shopping, she is... Continue Reading →

The Challenger, Taran Matharu – Book Review

Hello Humans! I mean is it any surprise I went and read the sequel to the book that had dinosaurs and Romans in the same place? Potential spoilers for The Chosen ahead - but spoiler-free for The Challenger. Goodreads Summary: The stakes are higher than ever in The Challenger, the second book in the Contender YA trilogy by... Continue Reading →

Mini-Reviews July 2020

Hello Humans! Book a day in June is continuing at a pace and I just don't have the brain space to write dedicated reviews just now. As ever - check out my Youtube Channel at Dead Good Book Reviews to get more of a sense of my complete thoughts on these books! The Protector of... Continue Reading →

Mini-Reviews June 2020

Hello Humans! Once again I'm back with mini-reviews - putting together my quick thoughts on books that maybe don't need a full review dedicated to them! The Alloy of Law I really enjoyed this book - love a detective story, love the Mistborn universe, love magic and Victorian technology meeting - yes it was good.... Continue Reading →

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