Search results for tag: Sarah McDuling

REVIEW: The Big Rewind by Libby Cudmore

Review by Sarah McDuling I really loved this book! It’s always so great to come across something different and The Big Rewind is like a breath of fresh air! Described as Raymond Chandler meets Nick Hornby, The Big Rewind plays out like a noir detective story set in hipster Brooklyn. With wry humor and consistently clever plotting, we join Jett Bennett, aspiring music journalist, as she hu... Read more

by | February 9, 2016

REVIEW: The Poison Artist by Jonathan Moore

Review by Sarah McDuling Wow. Just … wow! Almost from the first page, The Poison Artist grabbed my attention and held it tight. I could not put this book down and honestly, there were moments so fraught with tension that I had to remind myself to keep breathing. Unfolding like a feverish nightmare where the lines between reality and fantasy are constantly blurred, The Poison Artist is a story d... Read more

by | January 21, 2016

BOOK REVIEW: The Obernwytn Chronicles by Isobelle Carmody (Review by Sarah McDuling)

It’s (almost) here! At long last, it has (nearly) arrived! All hail The Red Queen. Like so many others, I’ve been a fan of The Obernewtyn Chronicles since I was kid. I have read and re-read these books so many times, my copies have grown battered and torn and the characters have come to feel like old friends. But alas, all good things must come to an end! With The Red Queen, Isobell... Read more

by | October 30, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (review by Sarah McDuling)

When I first heard about Illuminae, it was described to me as “Battlestar Galatica meets 10 Things I Hate About You”. This obviously sounded like the best idea ever to me. I figured I was probably going to adore the hell out of it. And I was right! With a story that has been carefully constructed using a collection of emails, IM chats, descriptions of video footage, classified documents, diary ... Read more

by | October 21, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: Newt’s Emerald by Garth Nix (review by Sarah McDuling

What do you get when you combine Regency Romance with Gaslamp Fantasy and toss in a healthy dose of light-hearted humour and rollicking adventure? You get Newt’s Emerald by Garth Nix, without doubt the most charming book I have read in AGES! Seriously. Why don’t more people write books like this? An intrepid young lady, a dashing young hero, a stolen emerald with magical powers, kidnappings, Fr... Read more

by | September 16, 2015

The Fault in Our Stars Movie : A GIF Review by Sarah McDuling

Getting invited to an advanced screening… On the way to the cinema… When the movie is starting… Five minutes after the movie has started… Every time Augustus Waters appears on screen… Every time anyone says the word “Okay”… Isaac’s eulogy… Augustus’s letter… The End… Grab a copy of The Fault in our Stars here Sarah McDuling is a contributor ... Read more

by | June 4, 2014