Reviews
B+

Clockwork Prince

Clockwork Prince picks up the pace for the Infernal Devices trilogy. Clare takes the groundwork she established in the previous novel and starts to take the story in interesting ways. Fans of The Mortal Instruments will find th...


The Fall of House Cabal Book Swap

This year’s epic book swap ends with Alexandra giving Chelsey The Fall of the House Cabal by Jonathan L. Howard. The (supposed) last book in the Johannes Cabal series. With a title like this… you know it’s not...


B

Bedlam Vol. 1

Bedlam takes you into the mind of a reformed serial killer genius. You're never sure if he's going to snap and that's what keep you so intrigued. Combined with the stunning art and colour, this is one you don't want to miss.



B+

The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett

It's not hard to relate to Hawthorn's isolation, humor and obsession with Lizzie Lovett's disappearance. The book is strange, unforgettable and unpredictable as it reminds you of exactly what it's like to grow up.


D+

Of Fire and Stars

Of Fire and Stars features a lesbian romance. This should be celebrated. Very little else about this book is noteworthy. As one of our most anticipated books of the year, it was a big disappointment.


B+

Winter Sky: A Novel

Winter Sky was a well paced story about a man trying to remember who is while surrounded by the horrors of war. Though short, the novel packs a punch that will stick with you for a while. If you're a fan of WWII historical fict...



B

Evil Librarian

Evil Librarian sounds so cheesy - and it is - but it's also extremely enjoyable. Sweeney Todd, demons, awkward crushes and more all come together perfectly in one funny and surprisingly relatable package.


C+

The Forgetting

The Forgetting will remind you of several books, but it takes on a life of its own. The characters and romance are decent, but the plot is what you'll remember 12 years from now, even if you don't write it down.


C-

Rebel Genius

By one of the writers of Avatar, this book has an interesting world building concept but little else. Giant magical war birds and math = good. Characters and tone = boring. It's a a middle grade book you can skip.