Types of Dystopian Novels And My Recommendations

A little while ago I posted reasons I still read dystopian novels. To go along with that post I planned to recommend a few that I enjoyed, however my list got so long that I decided to make it a completely separate post. This is that post, but to make it a bit more interesting [...]

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Seven Reasons I Still Read Dystopian Novels

Dystopian novels were really big a few years ago (around the time of The Hunger Games), but they seem to have gone out of fashion recently. I'm guessing it's because the genre got over saturated with too many books, most of which were pretty tropey. There was definitely a formula for how dystopian novels would go [...]

Mini Reviews of Recent Releases: Black & White + The Shadow Cipher

Today I'm going to be doing mini reviews some books that are being released around this time of year. Firstly I will be reviewing Black and White by Nick Wilford which I was sent by the author for review, and secondly I will be reviewing The Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby (identifiable as YORK which is [...]

August Monthly Recommendations: Oldies

Monthly Recommendations is a goodreads group started by Trina from Between Chapters and Kayla from Kayla Rayne. This month's topics is Oldies, ie books published before 2010. This is a topic I can really get behind as there are several benefits to reading older books. Firstly, they're cheaper (sometimes) and your friend/library is more likely [...]

Overhyped Books

There are so many series out there with a massive amount of hype. Some of these series are deserving of it, others are not. However this is largely dependent on personal preferences. There are many series that I find undeserving of the hype, so today I thought I would share a few of those. I [...]

Top Ten Book I Liked More/Less Than Other People Did

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme run by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's theme is top ten books you liked more or less than other people did or than you expected you would. I decided to go with comparisons to other people using the compare feature on goodreads to see which books I [...]

The 5th Wave Series Review

The 5th Wave is a sci-fi dystopian series. This is a full series review so there may be spoilers, proceed at your own risk. The books are The 5th Wave, The Infinite Sea and The Last Star. Cassie doesn't know who the others are or why they are so determined to destroy humanity in the most complex way possible. The [...]