This Savage Song by V.E. Schwab

Hello and welcome to the first of my reviews for Wyrd and Wonder! We are starting with a little magic, a lot of monsters, and a healthy dollop of refreshing change…

Review: Wintersong, by S. Jae-Jones

  Publisher: Titan Books (UK) Series/Stand-alone: Stand-alone Genre: YA fantasy; fairytale retelling Publication date: February 7th 2017 This edition: Paperback, advance review copy   All her life, Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, dangerous Goblin King. They’ve enraptured her spirit and inspired her musical compositions. Now eighteen, Liesl can’t help but feel that her […]

Review: Escapology by Ren Warom

Genre: Science fiction, cyberpunk Publisher: Titan Books Release date: June 14th 2016 This edition: ARC Synopsis: Shock Pao is not just any Haunt – he’s the best. There isn’t a system that he can’t crack into, nothing he can’t steal for the right price. Outside the virtual world of the Slip, though, he’s a Fail […]

Teaser Tuesday: The Burning Dark

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Here are the guidelines: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two teaser sentences from somewhere on that page Be careful not to include spoilers! Share the title and author, so that other TT participants can add the […]

The Plague Forge, by Jason M. Hough

Series: Dire Earth Cycle #3This edition: PaperbackPublisher: Titan BooksPublished: September 27th 2013My rating: 5/5The Elevator connected Earth to the stars. The Towers suppressed the deadly plague. As the final Builder event approaches, five keys will unlock their secret.After discovering the first key in the wreckage of a crashed Builder ship, Skyler Luiken and his crew […]

Best of 2013: Part One (The Menfolk)

Okay, so my reviews for the year might be done, but my attempt to actually stay away from here would seem to have failed… I’ve had the notion trundling around and around in my festivity-stuffed brain for the last few days, so I finally knuckled down, agonised over my choices and have brought you my […]

The Exodus Towers, by Jason M. Hough

Series: The Dire Earth Cycle, #2This edition: paperback, UKPublisher: Titan Books Published: 22nd August 2013Where I got it: purchased newBack cover synopsis: Their automated ship planted a space elevator on Earth. Years later a virus ravaged the planet. Now the Builders have returned. When the second elevator makes landfall in Belém, Brazil, a cluster of mysterious black towers appears […]

The Darwin Elevator, by Jason M. Hough

I couldn’t help myself! Series: The Dire Earth Cycle, #1Publisher: Del Rey (US), Titan Books (UK)Published: 30.7.2013 (US), 26.7.2013 (UK)Where I got it: Review copy via NetGalley (purchased later from Amazon UK – see pic!)Back cover synopsis: The Builders came to Earth and constructed an elevator from Darwin, Australia into space. No one knows why, […]

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