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Hydra (Six Stories #2) by Matt..

Posted July 27, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 2 Comments
Hydra (Six Stories #2) by Matt Wesolowski

A family massacre. A deluded murderess. Five witnesses. Six stories. Which one is true? One cold November night in 2014, in a small town in the north west of England, 21-year-old Arla Macleod bludgeoned her mother, father and younger sister to death with a hammer, in an unprovoked attack known as the Macleod Massacre. Now […]

ANNA BY LAURA GUTHRIE @CATHERI..

Posted June 26, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 3 Comments
ANNA BY LAURA GUTHRIE @CATHERINESPARK @CRANACHANBOOKS @LOVEBOOKSGROUP

Synopsis Every cloud has a silver lining… doesn’t it? Anna is thirteen years old, lives in London with her father, and has Asperger’s syndrome.  When her father dies, she moves to Scotland to live with her estranged, reclusive mother. With little support to help her fit in, she must use every coping strategy her father […]

Nightborn BY JESSICA THORNE @J..

Posted May 29, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
Nightborn BY JESSICA THORNE @JESSTHORNEBOOKS @BOOKOUTURE

Like deep dark water, it pulls them down. The faint fire of magic within them flickers and dies. Their eyes turn black as night. They are nightborn now. Grace Marchant has been many things: streetwise orphan, rebellious servant, and now beloved companion of Prince Bastien, heir to the throne of Larelwynn. But their sunlit happiness is not […]

Wilder Girls by Rory Power @it..

Posted May 14, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
Wilder Girls by Rory Power @itsrorypower @MacmillanKidsUK

Synopsis It’s been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. Since the Tox hit and pulled Hetty’s life out from under her. It started slow. First the teachers died one by one. Then it began to infect the students, turning their bodies strange and foreign. Now, cut off from the […]

The Girl and The Stars by Mark..

Posted May 7, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Girl and The Stars by Mark Lawrence @Mark__Lawrence @annecater @HarperVoyagerUK

From the critically-acclaimed author of PRINCE OF THORNS and RED SISTER comes a chilling new epic fantasy series. Synopsis: In the ice, east of the Black Rock, there is a hole into which broken children are thrown. On Abeth the vastness of the ice holds no room for individuals. Survival together is barely possible. No […]

Woven in Moonlight by Isabel ..

Posted April 24, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
Woven in Moonlight by  Isabel Ibañez @IsabelWriter09

Synopsis: A lush tapestry of magic, romance, and revolución, drawing inspiration from Bolivian politics and history. Ximena is the decoy Condesa, a stand-in for the last remaining Illustrian royal. Her people lost everything when the usurper, Atoc, used an ancient relic to summon ghosts and drive the Illustrians from La Ciudad. Now Ximena’s motivated by […]

Frostheart by Jamie Littler @j..

Posted April 17, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 1 Comment
Frostheart by Jamie Littler @jamieillustrate @PuffinBooks

Synopsis Bursting with brilliant characters, heart-stopping adventure and tons of laughs, this magical tale is perfect for fans of Nevermoor, Frozen and How to Train Your Dragon! Way out in the furthest part of the known world, a tiny stronghold exists all on its own, cut off from the rest of human-kin by monsters that […]

I Am Dust by Louise Beech @Lou..

Posted April 13, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
I Am Dust by Louise Beech @LouiseWriter @OrendaBooks @annecater

Synopsis: When iconic musical Dust is revived twenty years after the leading actress was murdered in her dressing room, a series of eerie events haunts the new cast… The Dean Wilson Theatre is believed to be haunted by a long-dead actress, singing her last song, waiting for her final cue, looking for her killer…  Now […]

Coral by Sara Ella @SaraEllaWr..

Posted April 8, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
Coral by Sara Ella @SaraEllaWrites

Synopsis There is more than one way to drown. Coral has always been different, standing out from her mermaid sisters in a society where blending in is key. Worse yet, she fears she has been afflicted with the dreaded Disease, said to be carried by humans—emotions. Can she face the darkness long enough to surface […]

Darkwood by Gabby Hutchinson C..

Posted April 6, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
Darkwood by Gabby Hutchinson Crouch @farragobooks

Synopsis You mustn’t go into the Darkwood, children. Not even to get your ball. Leave it. That ball belongs to the Witches and the Beasties, now. Those wicked Witches. Stealing your ball. Magic is forbidden in Myrsina, along with various other abominations, such as girls doing maths. This is bad news for Gretel Mudd, who […]