Book Reviews

Crooks & Straights – Masha du Toit

Crooks & Straights – Masha du Toit

I came to Crooks & Straights with that Christmas morning feeling. I read the description on Amazon and thought wow, I’ve got to get my hands on that.
Scarred – Joanne Macgregor

Scarred – Joanne Macgregor

Scarred will hook you from the very first sentence and pull you right through to the end, mercilessly. South African author, Joanne Macgregor is a counselling psychologist, and she certainly...
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Warbreaker – Brandon Sanderson

Warbreaker – Brandon Sanderson

The selling point of this novel is the magic system, which is based partly on colour. It was a nice, fresh, hook.
The Patrons – Daniella Brodsky

The Patrons – Daniella Brodsky

This book was a bit pretentious but interesting (though possibly not for the prudish, it wasn't overly graphic either).
Conrad’s Fate – Diana Wynne Jones

Conrad’s Fate – Diana Wynne Jones

I was quite surprised when I started reading this, directly after finishing the first book The Lives of Christopher Chant, to find that it was written in the first person.