Dystopian · Young Adult books

Mortal Engines, Philip Reeve

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Adventure · Fantasy · Mythology · Young Adult books

Shadow of the Fox, Julie Kagawa

This fantasy is full of intriguing Japanese mythology. A half-kitsune and a demon slaying shinobi travel across the land fighting demons along the way.

Dystopian · Young Adult books

Scythe, Neal Shusterman

I didn’t know what to expect with this book, but the concept and number of recommendations had me intrigued. A dystopian where humans have conquered death and now must cull the population to deal the incredible population growth. Scythes are tasked with killing a certain number of people per year with the choice of victim… Continue reading Scythe, Neal Shusterman

Sci-Fi · Young Adult books

The Eye of Fuusa, Paul Emery

Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my review in any way and the thoughts expressed are my own.   Maya is the third in line for the throne and dreads public appearances. Little does she know that this saves… Continue reading The Eye of Fuusa, Paul Emery

Adventure · Children's books · Fantasy · Young Adult books

Shadowseeker, Victor Kloss

The second instalment in the Royal Institute of Magic series follows Ben on his first official day at the Institute. But it doesn’t go as he expects. A Shadowseeker, Dark Elf assassin, attacks the Dragon Way. Chaos erupts, with the fear of a killer that can literally pop out of thin air anywhere in the… Continue reading Shadowseeker, Victor Kloss

Sci-Fi · Young Adult books

Ascension, Victor Dixen

A recent sci-fi book sees six young men and women sent on a mission to colonise Mars while competing for love with the entire world watching. The Bachelor meets space colonisation in the greatest reality tv show. The premise didn’t interest me, but my book club chose it for this month’s read. Please note that… Continue reading Ascension, Victor Dixen

Adventure · Fantasy · Young Adult books

The Copper Gauntlet, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

Call’s home for the summer after his first at The Magisterium. But Call won’t be having a relaxing, fun-filled summer like his friends. Hints lead him to believe his father suspects his secret and plans to do something about it. After a fight with his dad, Call runs away with Havoc. Arriving at Tamara’s house… Continue reading The Copper Gauntlet, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare