Hi all! Looking for books reviews and recommendations? You've come to the right place. Just stumbled across? Well, stay a while and find a book to fall in love with. Maybe I should introduce myself. My name's Sifa (Elizabeth's my middle name, but 'Sifa Elizabeth Reads' rolled off the tongue better than 'Sifa Reads'!). In case … Continue reading Welcome!
Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Age Range: YA Star Rating: 4/5 stars Series: Yes - book 2 of Renegades Trilogy *SPOILER ALERT: contains SPOILERS for RENEGADES* Synopsis: Are Nova and Adrian each other’s worst nightmare? In Renegades, Nova and Adrian (aka Insomnia and Sketch) fought the battle of their lives against the Anarchist known as the Detonator. It … Continue reading Book Review: ARCHENEMIES by Marissa Meyer
As the white shelves might hint, I'm back at university and about to go into the final term of this university year, which means exams. You might think this means I'll read less, but experience tells me that I read more when stressed. My blogging might slack off (or might not!). Who knows? This is my … Continue reading The TBR: Part Four
Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Age Range: YA Star Rating: 4.5/5 stars Series: Yes - first book of trilogy Synopsis: Secret identities. Extraordinary powers. She wants vengeance. He wants justice. The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies―humans with extraordinary abilities―who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions … Continue reading Book Review: RENEGADES by Marissa Meyer
Yet another TBR, Sifa? Well, yes - I read a lot and I am lucky enough to have a fast reading speed. I'm also using these posts as a chance to update about reading generally, without the specific focus of the monthly round-ups. I'm writing this, preparing to go back north to York, as I … Continue reading The TBR; Part Three
Genre: Fantasy, Romance Age Range: YA Star Rating: 2/5 stars Series: Yes - final book of trilogy *SPOILER ALERT: contains SPOILERS for THE WINNER'S CURSE and THE WINNER'S CRIME* Synopsis: War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it with untrustworthy new allies and the empire as his enemy. Though he has convinced himself … Continue reading Book Review: THE WINNER’S KISS by Marie Ruktoski
Genre: Fantasy Age Range: YA Star Rating: 3 stars Series: Yes - book one of duology Synopsis: Sora can move as silently as a ghost and hurl throwing stars with lethal accuracy. Her gemina, Daemon, can win any physical fight blindfolded and with an arm tied around his back. They are apprentice warriors of the … Continue reading Book Review: CIRCLE OF SHADOWS by Evelyn Skye
Genre: Thriller/Mystery Age Range: YA Star Rating: 4.5/5 stars Series: Yes - first book Synopsis: The last thing Jamie Watson wants is a rugby scholarship to Sherringford, a Connecticut prep school just an hour away from his estranged father. But that’s not the only complication: Sherringford is also home to Charlotte Holmes, the famous detective’s … Continue reading Book Review: A STUDY IN CHARLOTTE by Brittany Cavallaro