Wayward Reviews

Erratic reviews by a preposterous tea-drinking cat lady.

  “Hope is the most dangerous thing you can give someone.” Rating: Review: The thriller genre has really taken off over the last few years, and the YA community seems to have joined the bandwagon. Kacey has moved to a small town and the family she has never met after things with her mother go […]

  Rating: Review: Confession: I haven’t read much of Malinda Lo yet but I was intrigued by the idea of a thriller with LBGBTQ+ representation. Jess and Angie are best friends, practically inseparable, until Angie starts dating Margot. Margot attends a preppy private school where Jess, a talented aspiring comic book artist, participates in an […]

  “I know that Facebook offers an idealised version of life, edited and primped to show the world what we want it to see.” Rating: Review: It’s Tuesday and it’s the perfect time to read a thriller. Let’s just call today Thriller Tuesday. Louise, a single mom, has a secret. She wasn’t a nice person […]

  “Sorry happens after something bad has happened, after people have let it happen. It had become contemptuous to me, all these I’m-so-sorries.” Rating: Review: No October would be complete without at least one thriller to get the blood pumping. I was drawn to the cover of Emma in the Night, so despite not knowing […]

  Rating:   Review: As the Halloween season approaches, I’m going to try to review some spooky stories. First up, Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco. Hunting Prince Dracula is an atmospheric murder-mystery taking place in Romania. Interspersed with the novel are photographs and reproductions of illustrations to help the reader visualize some of the […]

An LGBTQ+ reviewer of fiction – YA, fantasy, sci-fi, historical and contemporary.