Rob and I are getting ready to put together our 2014 Review of the Year podcast for you. There have been some fantastic books that we’ve loved this year, but we’d love to know your thoughts too, so we’re sharing the categories with you in case you’d like to get in touch and tell us some of your favourites from 2014. Continue reading “Preparing for our 2014 Year In Review”
Review: The 100 by Kass Morgan
No one has set foot on Earth for centuries – until now. Ever since a devastating nuclear war, humanity has lived on spaceships far above Earth’s surface. Now, on hundred juvenile delinquents – considered expendable by society – are being sent on a dangerous mission: to re-colonise the planet. It could be their second chance at life… or it could be a suicide mission.
Clarke was arrested for treason, although she’s haunted by the memory of what she really did. Wells, the chancellor’s son, came to Earth for the girl he loves – but will she ever forgive him? Reckless Bellamy fought his way onto the transport pod to protect his sister. And Glass managed to escape back onto the ship, only to find that life there is just as dangerous as she feared it would be on Earth. Continue reading “Review: The 100 by Kass Morgan”
Review: Oblivion, by Anthony Horowitz
One chance to save humankind.
The earth has almost been destroyed by the forces of darkness. Those who have survived are barely human, drifting in a world ruled by famine, terrorism and war. Any last hope now rests with five extraordinary teenagers: the Gatekeepers.
The Five must find each other and make a final stand against Chaos, King of the Old Ones… but Chaos is everywhere. He calls to them from Antarctica, where he is gathering his forces, preparing for a last battle in the frozen wasteland of Oblivion. And one of the Five has turned traitor.
The others know that without him they cannot win.
Chaos beckons. Oblivion awaits. Continue reading “Review: Oblivion, by Anthony Horowitz”