Thursday, 30 April 2020

The Mother Code by Carole Stivers

Bio warfare goes wrong and dooms the world. Scrambling for an answer, a military group create immune fetuses and entrust them to robotic Mothers, programmed with the personality of the children's mothers. As these children mature, they have to deal with the remnants of our world as well as the beginning of theirs.

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Running by Natalia Sylvester

Mari has never really thought about her father's policies. He's always been in politics in one way or another. But now he's running for President of the United States, the whole family is under intense scrutiny. Forced to learn more about the issues, Mari is dismayed to realise she doesn't always like what he stands for.

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

Roxy & Jones by Angela Woolfe

Roxy isn't really enjoying living with her stepsister, but it's her only choice. She doesn't want to make things difficult for her, but she's somehow got caught up in Jones' mission to maybe save the world, possibly. Well, the country. Definitely at least the city.

Monday, 27 April 2020

The Life and (Medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly by Jamie Pacton

Kit knows she can be a knight at the cheesy medieval style restaurant she works at. She knows all the moves, having practised with her brother, the Red Knight. But the manager, her uncle, is clear. Only males can be knights. Kit is determined to turn things around, with the help of her fellow wenches. But life isn't kind to people who want to change their stars.

Sunday, 26 April 2020

The Betrothed by Kiera Cass

Hollis has spent most of her life trying to catch the eye of Jameson, the young king. Her hard work is finally paying off as he begins to seek her out, showering her with gifts and compliments and raising her above the rest of the court. But is it really what she wants? Being raised so high, there's a long way to fall...

Saturday, 25 April 2020

Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valour by Ally Carter

April has spent all her life in foster houses. But this time she might finally have a home. If she can deal with the sword wielding presumed dead billionaire living in the cellars, stay on the right side of Ms Nelson and avoid the SadieMatic8, that is...

Friday, 24 April 2020

Hope Island by Tim Major

Nina has - reluctantly - brought her daughter to her inlaws' home for a stay. Her mother in law has never approved of her, but things are even stranger than usual on the little island. Why are all the adults so loud and children so quiet and solemn? Why does it feel like her daughter is slipping through her fingers?
(Possible spoilers in my review, depending on whether you understand my reference.)
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Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Last Girls by Demetra Brodsky

Trained to survive whatever comes, Honey is aware when her compound starts sliding out of control. Threats are rising everywhere she turns and the most important mission of her life, protect her sisters, looks to be impossible...

Tuesday, 21 April 2020

The Strangeworlds Travel Agency by L. D. Lapinski

Flick's new town is turning out to be much, much worse than her new one. Until she stumbles upon the Strangeworlds Travel Agency. A meeting place for the multiverse, where every case brings you to a new and fascinating world. And every world is in danger...

Monday, 20 April 2020

Gargantis by Thomas Taylor

Herbie and Violet are back to solve another Lost & Found mystery. This one threatens everyone in Eerie-on-Sea; if they can't figure out what's happening, the whole town will quite literally slide into the sea...

Sunday, 19 April 2020

Five Sisters by Stephanie Campisi

A husband and wife live happily in the forest, tending to it faithfully. When the forest decides to repay that debt they begin a new, exciting life.

Saturday, 18 April 2020

To Have and to Hoax by Martha Waters

In the English upper classes, talking about one's feelings is Not Done. So when Violet and James have a screaming row, they settle in for years of silence and polite ill feeling. Eventually Violet decides she's Had Enough Of This and begins a campaign to  make James understand his mistakes...

Friday, 17 April 2020

The Switch by Beth O'Leary

Leena's working herself into a breakdown in the city. Eileen is looking for love , but her tiny village doesn't offer much hope. Swapping for two months only makes sense!

Doesn't it?

Thursday, 16 April 2020

We Just Clicked by Anna Bell

Izzy's developing her Instagram following. Maybe she lies a little every now and then. But everyone does it, don't they? Filters, hashtags - it's no big deal. Until it is...

Sunday, 12 April 2020

Venom by Bex Hogan

Marianne, the Viper, continues to battle threats magical and mundane as she tries to protect the Isles and all their people.

Thursday, 9 April 2020

Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

Married to a demon to pay for her father's bargain, Nyx has dedicated her life to training to kill him. But not everything is what it seems in his strange, magical castle. Drawn to the demon lord as well as his strange shadow servant, Nyx must use her long buried heart to understand and break his curse.

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

Saturday, 4 April 2020

Q (Master Class) by Christina Dalcher

This title is sold as Master Class in the US and Q in the UK, but it is the same novel.

The Q has become the most important number in anyone's life. Every tests, every leson, every interaction adds or subtracts from your Q in various forms. Drop too low, and the yellow bus will come for you...

Thursday, 2 April 2020

Logging Off by Nick Spalding

Andy is addicted to tech, and it's causing physical problems. His doctor recommends a complete digital detox, and Andy is forced to agree. Kept on the straight and narrow by his journalist best friend in the name of well-written soft news, he's amazed when his crusade actually seems to connect with people. Can he make real connections in an analog world?