Book Review

The Phlebotomist by Chris Panatier

Firstly, a huge thank you to Caroline and Angry Robot Books for sending me a copy of The Phlebotomist in exchange for an honest review. In a near future where citizens are subject to the mandatory blood draw, government phlebotomist Willa Wallace witnesses an event that makes her question her whole world. To recover from… Continue reading The Phlebotomist by Chris Panatier

ARC, Book Review

Composite Creatures by Caroline Hardaker

Firstly, huge thank you to Angry Robot and NetGalley for a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review. Composite Creatures is set in the not too distant future: in a world where the air is thicker everyday and more and more people are falling victim to the greying. Norah and Arthur’s only… Continue reading Composite Creatures by Caroline Hardaker

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Dark Lullaby by Polly Ho-Yen

Firstly, a huge thank you to Titan Books and NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review. Dark Lullaby is set in a world which has a 98% infertility rate, society has had to make some changes to pregnancy and parenting in order to ensure that the… Continue reading Dark Lullaby by Polly Ho-Yen

Blog Tour, Book Review

Blog Tour – Orange City by Lee Matthew Goldberg

Welcome to my stop on the Orange City blog tour! Huge thanks to Blackthorn Book Tours for giving me the opportunity to take part in this! I was provided a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review. CW: Drug use, dubious sexual consent What if I told you that there was a… Continue reading Blog Tour – Orange City by Lee Matthew Goldberg

2021 SFF Badge Collecting Challenge, Book Review

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

As soon as I heard that Kazuo Ishiguro was releasing a new book I immediately pre-ordered it. Never Let Me Go is one of my favourite books, so when I saw that Klara and the Sun would once again be exploring scientific themes as well as humanity I was even more excited to read it.… Continue reading Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Top Five Friday

Top 5 Friday – Books Which Have Impacted Me

As World Book Day was this week, I thought for this month’s Friday feature I would look at the top five books that have impacted me in some way. A couple of these novels aren’t what I would consider to be favourites of mine, but they are all ones that have stuck with me in… Continue reading Top 5 Friday – Books Which Have Impacted Me

2021 SFF Badge Collecting Challenge, Book Review

Tender is the Flesh by Augustina Bazterrica

After seeing Cara’s review over at The Tattooed Book of Tender is the Flesh I was very intrigued by the book. Especially as, on paper, this book seemed to tick a lot of my favourite boxes - translated fiction, dystopian, dark. This book was everything I was hoping it would be and more, but it… Continue reading Tender is the Flesh by Augustina Bazterrica

ARC, Book Review

The Swimmers by Marian Womack

Firstly, huge thank you to Titan Books and NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review. The Swimmers is a reimagining of Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea, set in a dystopian, futuristic, Earth that has been almost destroyed by global warming and climate change. This has led… Continue reading The Swimmers by Marian Womack

Book Review

The Ruby Locket by Melissa Wray

After receiving an email talking about this novel, I was really interested to start reading it as I had just finished a dystopian novel and was still on a kick so I immediately bought it! However, that excitement wasn’t entirely sustained throughout the novel.  The Ruby Locket is a dual narrative novel where, one day,… Continue reading The Ruby Locket by Melissa Wray

Book Review

A Touch of Death by Rebecca Crunden

Firstly, huge thank you to Rebecca for sending me a copy of her novel in exchange for an honest review.  I haven’t read a dystopian novel for a while, despite loving the genre, so when A Touch of Death landed in my email I was very excited to get started on it, especially as it… Continue reading A Touch of Death by Rebecca Crunden