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By: Melanie | October 3, 2015 | (63) Comments

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*This review is spoiler-free* Rick Riordan’s books were some of the first novels I read as a reader, and throughout these past years, his books have always remained my all time favourites. Percy Jackson, Heroes of Olympus, Kane Chronicles, and now you can add Magnus Chase to that list of awesome. Why? BECAUSE THE SWORD OF SUMMER WAS FANTABULOUS. In fact, I loved this book so much that I bookmarked all the funny bits + my favourite parts… which was basically the […]

By: Melanie | October 8, 2014 | (62) Comments

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This review has ALL The Blood of Olympus spoilers hidden under spoiler tags. For people who have not read The House of Hades, please only read the first and last paragraphs. EDIT 11/10/14 – My thoughts on the rushed ending, lack of all main characters and the ending in general: I cried last night after finishing The Blood of Olympus. I had ran from school straight to the closest bookstore and snagged the book. I might have squealed and flailed a bit, and maybe […]

By: Melanie | February 10, 2014 | (28) Comments

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I’m going to try to keep this nice and clear. Do not bother with this book. That is the best and only advice I can give you. But why Mel? It looks soooo good! The characters.  Haden Lord has a pretty crappy life in the Underrealm. He’s disowned by his father, despised by his twin brother and shunned by everyone else. However, when King Ren (his father) seeks out the help of the Oracle to see who is most fitting to go on […]

By: Melanie | October 9, 2013 | (50) Comments

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So the air was acid. The water was misery. The ground was broken glass. Everything here was designed to hurt and kill. I have never been a fan of including gifs. in my reviews however The House of Hades, calls for some exception. Not only have I been dying for a year to read this, but also because right now, I’m a mess of emotions and words. I mean, I was already crying when my mum snagged a copy for me while […]

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