by Marcus SakeyA conspiracy thriller in a Heroes/X-Men-type setting. Except no one’s flying or teleporting; the “Brilliants” in this story are born with gifts, but they’re much more to do with exceptional pattern-recognition skills – so, reading people’s intentions, honesty or even their movement by their body language, or reading the patterns in the stock […]
The Beesby Laline PaullGet a glimpse into the lives of bees. From the Queen bee to the lowly sanitation bee – Laline Paull has created a rich, complicated and intriguing world. This world feels so real that you’ll probably never look at a bee the same way again!
By Patrick Ness The Crane Wife is not a re-telling of the Japanese folk tale in the usual sense but Ness’s unique and powerful novel makes me want to read folk tales again. I loved this book for many reasons: the lyrical, poetic writing, the fully dimensional characters and the meditation on love and truth. […]