Marie Lu’s Legend Trilogy

Last week I read Marie Lu's Legend trilogy, and I was very impressed. It's the best dystopia I've come across in a long time. The world is richly-imagined, the characters are three-dimensional, the plot twists and turns, it's just amazing. The story follows two teenagers in the Republic of America, a nation formed from the western … Continue reading Marie Lu’s Legend Trilogy


The Girl with All the Gifts, by M. R. Carey

The Girl with All the Gifts is one of those books I picked up on a whim. I was looking for something to read, and it was in my mum's library pile. It's set twenty years after an event known as the Breakdown, when Ophiocordyceps unaliteralis has mutated to infect humans, turning them into zombies … Continue reading The Girl with All the Gifts, by M. R. Carey