The Orchardist’s Daughter Review

Title: The Orchardist's Daughter Author: Karen Viggers Published: February 2019 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Adult Genre: Fiction Rating: ★★★★ RRP: $29.99 I received a copy of The Orchardist's Daughter unsolicited from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Sixteen-year-old Mikaela has grown up isolated and homeschooled on …

Nocturnal Review

Title: Nocturnal Author: Wilder Poetry Published: June 2019 Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Readership: Adult Genre: Poetry Rating: ★★★★ I received a copy of Nocturnal from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The poems of Nocturnal—newly revised and expanded—are constellations to guide those on a journey of healing and …

Middlegame Review

Title: Middlegame Author: Seanan McGuire Published: May 2019 Publisher: Tor Readership: Adult Genre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★ I received a copy of Middlegame from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Meet Roger. Skilled with words, languages come easily to him. He instinctively understands how the world works through the …

Arctic Sun Review

Title: Arctic Sun (Frozen Hearts) Author: Annabeth Albert Published: April 2019 Publisher: Carina Press Readership: Adult Genre: Contemporary, LGBTQIA+ Rating: ★★★★ Trigger Warnings: Alcoholism/sobriety, eating disorders I received a copy of Arctic Sun from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Everything’s bigger in Alaska, especially the HEAs. Annabeth Albert kicks …

Severed Review

Title: Severed (Precinct One, Book 1) Author: Shona Husk Published: February 2019 Publisher: NineStar Press Readership: Adult Genre: SFFm LGBTQIA+ Rating: ★★★★ Notes: m/m and m/m/f Trigger Warnings: Violence I received a copy of Severed from Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Halle Ish, one of Velli’s elite police Arrows, …

The Wicked King Review

Title: The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air 2) Author: Holly Black Published: January 2019 Publisher: Hotkey Readership: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy Rating: ★★★.5 RRP: $19.99 AUD I received a copy of The Wicked King from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The enchanting and bloodthirsty sequel to …

Hunter Review

Title: Hunter Author: Jack Heath Published: March 2019 Publisher: Allen and Unwin Readership: Adult Genre: Suspense, Thriller Rating: ★★★★★ RRP: $29.99 AUD Trigger Warnings: Cannibalism I received a copy of Hunter from the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Timothy Blake, ex-consultant for the FBI, now works in body-disposal for …