Book Review: Queen of Volts by Amanda Foody

Book Review: Queen of Volts by Amanda Foody

I was so damn hyped for this book. Though I only really enjoyed the first half of the second book, I knew my fave was back and was excited to see what would happen this time. The moment I was able to request it on NetGalley I did and I started reading it the day I was granted it.


I didn’t enjoy it as much as I’d hoped I would.

Queen of Volts is the final book in the Shadow Game trilogy. We follow Enne, Levi, Lola and Sophia once again as they try to figure out Bryce’s new game with a new narrator in Harvey.

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Review: Shadow and Flame by Mindee Arnett

Review: Shadow and Flame by Mindee Arnett

Why didn’t I know about Harper360’s blogger emails sooner? Seriously. I signed up for them after hearing about the hardback email and was so excited when the paperback one reached my inbox. Obviously I requested a few things but the one book I got was a sequel: Shadow and Flame by Mindee Arnett.

This is a book that has a gorgeous cover, an interesting sounding plot and is the conclusion in a duology. The first book is Onyx and Ivory which you can get in e-book, paperback and hardback now.

Shadow and Flame is set months after the events of the first book. The wilders have their own city and council but Kate has changed. This book starts you in the thick of it before skipping ahead and the losses she faces in between mean she’s harder and no longer so trusting. But she still wants to do good for the wilders.

I won’t lie; as fascinating as the world building in these books is I didn’t hugely care for this book. Mindee Arnett has this skill with writing worlds and characters. She weaves them in this way that allows you to hear their voices and clearly visualize but I still just…didn’t care. Which is a shame as I was really excited for this book.

But I’m also not having much luck with liking sequels recently.

This duology is interesting though and if you like series where you clearly see the effects of war on the characters then this is definitely one for you.

2/5 stars

Review: The Electric Heir by Victoria Lee

For those who are new here, I’m big on reading and reviewing queer genre books. I want to enjoy them and shout about them to the world even when the queerness isn’t specific to me.

So when I heard about The Fever King last year it was an immediate pre-order and 5 stars when I finished it. The moment I saw the sequel on NetGalley, I knew I had to request it. And I was so lucky to be granted a copy.

Title: A Electric Heir
Author: Victoria Lee
Age Range: YA
Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Dystopian
Publisher: Skyscape
Release: 17th March 2020

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Book Review: War Storm by Victoria Aveyard

The Red Queen series is officially over. This is both a joyous and miserable occasion because this was an awesome finale but now there’s no more!


That being said this review will contain SPOILERS as I babble about my feelings. So if you don’t want to know what happens then turn back now!

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Book Review: Charmcaster by Sebastien De Castell

Man, oh man, was this a book I was looking forward to so I was stoked when I was able to get an early copy of this through ReadersFirst.


Charmcaster is the third book in the Spellslinger series and as good as you expect it to be? It’s actually even better than that. This time it focuses on what happens when Kellen, Reichis, and Ferius stumble into an old friend before heading into a city of invention to find a mechanical bird and destroy an obsidian worm.

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Book Review: Defy the Worlds by Claudia Gray

No pretty picture for this review as well…I couldn’t take one. And one of the points I’m making with this fresh start is I’m not gonna avoid writing a proper review as I don’t have one.

Anyway, I should probably start off this review by saying I received a physical copy of this book through Readers First in return for an honest review. I was super excited to get a copy of this book, even if I couldn’t start it right away!

Defy The Worlds is the second book in the Constellation trilogy by Claudia Gray. The series focuses on Noemi, a soldier from a war-torn planet and Abel, a mech with a human soul that she rescued by accident. This book starts off six months after the end of the first. The people of Genesis have started to grow sick after Cobweb has hit their planet whilst on the other side of the galaxy, Abel is looking into what Mansfield is researching as he and his daughter start to offer organic mechs.

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