A Monster Calls is a short low fantasy novel by Patrick Ness, based on an original idea by Siobhan O'Dowd. Sadly Siobhan herself died of cancer before she could write the book. I'd actually seen the movie of this book before I read it so I had an idea of what happened and the sad … Continue reading A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness. Review.
This book was poor. There's no other way to describe it. It's not often I'll write a truly 'bad' review and I will still try to be as polite as possible, while in my head I'm raging with frustration. But of course you don't have to take my word for it. If you loved this … Continue reading Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness. Review
The second novel in The Chaos Walking series; The Ask and the Answer was I must admit a bit of a disappointment. I'd seen lots of reviews about this series which advised that the rest of the series was better than the first one; The Knife of Never Letting Go. But the thing is, I loved … Continue reading The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness. Review
I'm still reeling! I must admit I wasn't sure about this book when I first started it. It's the first one I've read by Patrick Ness, and the slightly strange way of talking that the main character; Todd has made me think I might not like it. But it grew on me pretty fast and … Continue reading The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness. Review
Day 8 of the writing challenge is for me the toughest yet. I'm a big book lover and having read 1.3k books on my lifetime it's a tough choice. I have lots of favourite books from lots of different genres so it's been a really tough decision to decide on my absolute favourite! So I've … Continue reading Writing challenge – day 8 – A book I love and one I didn’t