Category: Books

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: The Glittering World

Any book that markets itself as “in the tradition of Neil Gaiman” is setting the bar very high. It’s a bar Robert Levy’s debut...

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: The Just City

Jo Walton’s The Just City is a novel that rides its philosophical premise to its conclusion and no further. As an experiment, the ancient...

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...

Review: Rich by Thirty

I admit that it was the title of this book that drew me in. Who doesn’t want to be rich by thirty, right? Although I...

Review: A&A Salvage

A mysterious car breaks down, stirring up memories for one of the mechanics repairing it. A&A Salvage has an unusual, intriguing premise, but the...