Crazy Rich Asians was one of the books I reviewed in the first year of this blog and I adored it. After being swept away by the film, I was tickled and surprised by how much more biting the book was.
Author: Jasper Fforde (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Satire, fantasy See Also: Early Riser England, 2020. There are 1.2 million human-sized rabbits living in the UK. They can walk, talk and drive cars, the result of an Inexplicable Anthropomorphising Event fifty-five years ago. And a family of rabbits is about to move into … Continue reading REVIEW: The Constant Rabbit – Jasper Fforde
Author: Gabby Hutchinson Crouch (twitter) UK Publisher: Farrago Genre: Fantasy, humour See Also: Darkwood If you go down to the woods today, be sure of a big surprise. The Battle of Nearby Village is over, and deep in the Darkwood, Gretel and her friends journey into the hostile mountains of the north, seeking new allies … Continue reading REVIEW: Such Big Teeth (Darkwood #2) – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch
Author: Emily McGovern (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Simon and Schuster Genre: Graphic novel, satirical historical fantasy The year is 1820, and bored young debutante Lucy knows there must be more to life than embroidery and engagements - no matter how eligible the bachelor might be. Some bachelors, she has discovered, are less 'eligible' than they are … Continue reading REVIEW: Bloodlust and Bonnets – Emily McGovern
Author: Kevin Kwan (twitter / website) UK Publisher: Corvus Genre: Contemporary fiction, satire Buy Now: ebook | paperback When Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home and quality time with the man she hopes to marry. But Nick has failed to give his … Continue reading REVIEW: Crazy Rich Asians – Kevin Kwan