Book Reviews

Webcomic Review: The Sea in You by Jessi Sheron

The Sea in You by Jessi Sheron
Genre: Fantasy | Mermaids
Length: 70 pages (ongoing)
Read: Tapas
Jessi Sheron: Website | Twitter | Tapas
Its free to read on Tapas!

Synopsis:
Corinth was just trying to clean up the beach, she never expected to meet a mermaid, let alone be nearly drowned by one.

It was the start of a very strange friendship.

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Book Reviews, Received for Review

Review: The Infinite Noise ARC | Written by Gail

The Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen Series: The Bright Sessions #1 Genre: LGBT | Young Adult Length: 336 pages Published on 24th September 2019 by Tor Teen Purchase*: Amazon | Wordery *these are affiliate links Lauren Shippen: Website | Twitter | Goodreads Received for free from the author in exchange for an honest review
Synopsis: From Lauren Shippen, the creator of the beloved and award-winning podcast The Bright Sessions, comes the first novel in a series that follows the struggles and discoveries of three teenagers with supernatural abilites who end up on the couch of Dr. Bright, a mysterious therapist who specializes in atypicals. “What if the X-Men, instead of becoming superheroes, decided to spend some time in therapy?”

I was lucky enough to be selected to get an ARC of The Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen (my first ever ARC!). I had finished reading it only a day later, and I am glad to say, upfront, before we get into the nitty gritty details, that I really, truly enjoyed it.

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Book Exclusives, Guest Post

How Bad Books Make Me a Better Writer | Guest Post from author Kathryn Troy

Kathryn TroyGuest Post | Kathryn Troy
Curse of the Amber by Kathryn Troy ccame out yesterday! I was offered the chance to read and review it but I’m so behind with my current stack I had to do the smart thing and say no even though I’m really interested in the synopsis. (Full book and author information within the post)

But I also don’t know how to say no completely, so instead I have a wonderful guest post for you from Kathryn herself.

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Graphic Novel Review: Blackbird, Vol 1 by Sam Humphries + Jen Bartel | #Gifted

Blackbird, Vol 1 by Sam Humpries & Jen Bartel
Series: Blackbird #1
Genre: Fantasy | Young Adult | Graphic Novel
Length: 168 pages
Published on 14th May 2019 by Image Comics
Purchase*: Amazon | Wordery | Blackwells
*these are affiliate links
Sam Humphries: Website | Twitter | Goodreads
Jen Bartel: Website | Twitter | Goodreads
Received for free from EW+ in exchange for an honest review

Synopsis: Nina Rodriguez knows a hidden magical world run by ruthless cabals is hiding in Los Angeles. When a giant magic beast kidnaps her sister, Nina must confront her past (and her demons) to get her sister back and reclaim her life. Don’t miss the first collection of the smash-hit neo-noir fantasy series from fan-favorite writer SAM HUMPHRIES (Harley Quinn, Nightwing) and red-hot artist JEN BARTEL (Mighty Thor)!

Collects BLACKBIRD #1-6

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Book Reviews, Books and Tea Book Club, Received for Review

Review: Other Words For Smoke by Sarah Maria Griffin | #Gifted

Other Words for Smoke by Sarah Maria Griffin
Genre: Fantasy | Horror | New Adult
Length: 336 pages
Published on 2nd April 2019 by Titan Books
Purchase*: Amazon | Wordery | Blackwells
*these are affiliate links
Sarah Maria Griffin: Instagram | Twitter | Goodreads
Received for free from publisher in exchange for an honest review + bought 2 copies myself

Synopsis:
The house at the end of the lane burned down, and Rita Frost and her teenage ward, Bevan, were never seen again. The townspeople never learned what happened. Only Mae and her brother Rossa know the truth; they spent two summers with Rita and Bevan, two of the strangest summers of their lives… Because nothing in that house was as it seemed: a cat who was more than a cat, and a dark power called Sweet James that lurked behind the wallpaper, enthralling Bevan with whispers of neon magic and escape. And in the summer heat, Mae became equally as enthralled with Bevan. Desperately in the grips of first love, she’d give the other girl anything. A dangerous offer when all that Sweet James desired was a taste of new flesh…

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