Review: Wake Me After The Apocalypse by Jordan Rivet

Review: Wake Me After The Apocalypse by Jordan Rivet

So let’s get one thing straight right from the start – I don’t read post-apocalypse books. Got that? Good. So… erm, what happened here? I made the mistake of reading the blurb, that’s what happened, and instantly I was hooked. That’s one powerful opening scene. Here’s the premise: there’s a massive comet hurtling towards the […]

Posted November 19, 2018 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 0 Comments


Review: ‘The Crysalids’ by John Wyndham

Review: ‘The Crysalids’ by John Wyndham

This was a book group read and it was my suggestion, yet when one of the other members asked why I’d chosen it, the only reason I could come up with was that I couldn’t remember anything about it. I’ve read many of Wyndham’s books, like The Day of the Triffids, The Midwich Cuckoos, The […]

Posted April 12, 2018 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 0 Comments




Review: ‘White Silence’ by Jodi Taylor

Review: ‘White Silence’ by Jodi Taylor

What on earth to say about this mish-mash of a book? It’s a hot mess of episodic vignettes that supposedly tell a complete story, but feel as if they were written by several different people, and with an ending (using the word in its loosest sense) that almost reaches book-to-wall levels of annoyance. The premise […]

Posted November 26, 2017 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 0 Comments