Sunday, 31 May 2020

Weekly Round Up!

Hi all! We had a busy week here at Read and Reviews, enjoying the last few days before we head back to work!

Saturday, 30 May 2020

Chelsea High by Jenny Oliver

Norah knows she doesn't belong at Chelsea High. This is a school for the uber rich; she grew up on a houseboat in perpetual dock. But once her father clears up this whole misunderstanding of a law suit, they can go back home, where she fits in.

Friday, 29 May 2020

The Court of Miracles by Kester Grant

The Court of Miracles
In the violent urban jungle of an alternate 1828 Paris, the French Revolution has failed and the city is divided between merciless royalty and nine underworld criminal guilds, known as the Court of Miracles. Eponine (Nina) Thénardier is a talented cat burglar and member of the Thieves Guild. Nina's life is midnight robberies, avoiding her father's fists, and watching over her naïve adopted sister, Cosette (Ettie). When Ettie attracts the eye of the Tiger--the ruthless lord of the Guild of Flesh--Nina is caught in a desperate race to keep the younger girl safe. Her vow takes her from the city's dark underbelly to the glittering court of Louis XVII. And it also forces Nina to make a terrible choice--protect Ettie and set off a brutal war between the guilds, or forever lose her sister to the Tiger.Paris in the wake of the failed July Rebellion of 1830 is a hard, cold place. No one knows it better than Nina. When her sister is sold to a brothel, she is determined to win her back, no matter what it takes.

Thursday, 28 May 2020

Happy Book Birthday!

Happy Book Birthday! It's been a fairly light week, with only two titles from our review list releasing.

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

The Challenger by Taran Matharu

Trapped on an alien world, Cade and his friends have been waiting for the next round of the life or death Contest to begin. When they leave their safe haven to train for it, their paths diverge wildly...

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Book Post! Week ending 26 May 2020

Hi everyone! Hope your week has gone well. We've had a good week, with eight new books between us!

As always, you can click on the cover to visit the goodreads page for each title.

Monday, 25 May 2020

Blog Tour: After Darkness by JF Johns

I'm thrilled to share the first of an exciting new dystopian duology by J.F. Johns, called After Darkness! Read on for an exclusive excerpt, book details, and a chance to win a print copy of Eternal Darkness, the first book in her exciting dystiopian series of the same name!

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Johnny Ball, Accidental Football Genius by Matt Oldfield

Johnny is desperate to show his family that he's just as good at football as they are. Sadly - he just isn't. He can't kick, pass, or head the ball as well as they can. But he is great at one part of the game...

Saturday, 23 May 2020

Friday, 22 May 2020

The Falling in Love Montage by Ciara Smyth

Saoirse is reeling from a breakup a few months ago. So when she meets a cute new girl who's only in town for a couple of months, she suggests a free and breezy, no strings attached relationship. That'll work, won't it?

Thursday, 21 May 2020

New Publisher Announcement!

PM Press, a new publishing imprint, are on the hunt for new books to publish! Have a look to see if they might be a home for your novel. I'm looking forward to reading it!

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Book Post!

Hi all! With things starting to get back to something that vaguely approaches normal, we want to get the blog back on track. Starting with a thank you to all the publishers, agents and authors who sent us books while we were isolating! There are far too many to put up pictures like normal, so instead we've listed them with links to Goodreads (or the publisher's site, a couple of times.) These are NOT in any particular order.

Monday, 18 May 2020

The World Without Flags by Ben Lyle Bedard

Ten years after the disease that brought the human race to its knees, the survivors are just about on an even keel. But the world outside their little haven is teetering on the edge of war and they can't ignore it forever.

Sunday, 17 May 2020

Wonderscape by Jennifer Bell

The best game ever! not so much fun for Arthur, Ren and Cecily, accidentally swept into the largest RPG ever conceived. The kids must work together to solve puzzles and rescue historical heroes before time runs out!

Saturday, 16 May 2020

The Ballad of Ami Miles by Kirsty Dallas Alley

It's an honor to live in the Compound, the only safe place left after the barren plague swept the world. Ami knows that, just as she's always known her destiny is to procreate as soon as she's able. But when the time comes, she finds it hard to allow it.

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

The Names We Take by Trace Kerr

Left all but alone after a plague takes 95% of humanity, Pip has promised to never leave someone who needs help again. But in this strange new world, that promise might be a death sentence.

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Dear Child by Romy Hausmann

A young woman has escaped her captor's shack in the woods. The child with her insists that her name is Lena, and a young woman by that name did go missing - fourteen years before. Is this really her? Where has she been and who is the child?

Monday, 11 May 2020

Sunday, 10 May 2020

Saturday, 9 May 2020

The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar

Good Desi girls are not gay. Good Desi girls don't get into trouble at school. Good Desi girls don't let other girls steal their culture.
Nishat isn't feeling like a Good Desi girl these days.

Thursday, 7 May 2020

Burn by Patrick Ness

Sarah's father has sunk to the low of hiring a dragon for his farm. It's not exactly illegal, but only a few ever risk it. But the dragon that turns up is Russian. And this is 1957, the middle of the Cold War.

#famous by Jilly Gagnon

Rachel has approximately twelve followers on Flit, the best social media platform around. So she doesn't feel guilty about snapping a quick photo of the hottie at the burger counter. No one's ever going to see it, after all. It's just harmless fun!

Wednesday, 6 May 2020

The List of Things That Will Not Change by Rebecca Stead

Family is complicated, but some things never change. Bea keeps track of them in her notebook. It's something to hold on to when she starts worrying. But Dad's wedding isn't something to worry about - right?

Monday, 4 May 2020

Sunday, 3 May 2020

Friday, 1 May 2020

Adventure Duck Series by Steve Cole and Alexei Bitskoff

Gifted with great powers by a stray meteor, Adventure Duck is sworn to take down Power Pug, his arch nemesis, and his revolving army of hench beasts.