Review: Jinxed

Title: Jinxed Author: Amy McCulloch Stars: ★★★★ (4 stars) Amy McCulloch's latest heroine, Lacey Chu, lives in a world of technological wonder. After a crushing rejection on her road to becoming an engineer, Lacey uncovers a highly advanced "baku" - a customizable mechanical "pet" invented by MONCHA - the company behind her dream job!  Lacey repairs the cat-shaped... Continue Reading →

Review: The War Outside

This was an advanced reader copy for the September 2018 publication. There are minor spoilers ahead. Title: The War Outside Author: Monica Hesse Stars: ★★★★ Historical fiction has a risk few other genres share. It walks the border between stark fantasy - in it being 'real' only in its lack of speculative elements  - and so personal... Continue Reading →

Review: The Way To Bea

This review does not contain spoilers! Please keep them out of the comments as well. Title: The Way to Bea Author: Kay Yeh Stars: ★★★★★ Marketing Effort: 2 (a bit less than average) About half-way through this book, I stood and stared at the front cover. Despite Will not liking mazes, that's all I could see thanks to... Continue Reading →

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