Author: Sharona Lin

Review: The Chimes

Every so often, a book comes along that is radically different to anything you’ve ever read, and completely absorbs you. The Chimes for me is one...

Review: That Sugar Film

Man goes on special diet to prove that it is harmful, films it. Sound familiar? Ten years after hit documentary Super Size Me comes...

Review: Chaos Theory

Kami is a little abrasive, a little obtuse and a lot smart. She’s into martial arts and science, and prefers to see the world...

Review: Daomu

Sean Wu barely knows his father. Sean lives in America, brought there by his mother, while his father stayed in China. However, on a dark,...

Review: Alice and the Fly

I’m never sure how I feel about diary-style narration in books. On the one hand, it allows the author to convey a very particular...

Review: The Great Zoo of China

In high school, I was a big fan of Matthew Reilly’s, especially the action-packed Hover Car Racer. As an Australian, it’s nice to read other...

Review: Henni

In a world that is both strange and familiar lives a girl named Henni. She’s not a human girl, of course – she’s a cute...

Review: The Merit Birds

I know I complain about annoying straight, white teenage boy protagonists all the time, and you’d think I’d learn to simply stay away from...

Review: Since You’ve Been Gone

I’m steaming through the young adult books of late, and my latest read is Since You’ve Been Gone, the first YA novel Mary Jennifer Payne...