2017 was the year when I almost gave up on blogging, therefore there was no annual recap post on my blog last year. But you know what they say, better late than never. So let’s take a look at list of the best 10 and the worst 10 books that I read last year. Everyone loves lists, right? List contains 2017 releases as well as backlist titles. The only condition was to pick from books that I had read in 2017.
Monday, 12 February 2018
Pierce Brown's Red Rising: Sons of Ares
(Sons of Ares #1-6)
Written by: by Pierce Brown, Rik Hoskin
Illustrated by: Eli Powell
Source: ARC by publisher
Published by: Dynamite Entertainment
Release date: March 6th 2018
From the world of the best-selling YA series Red Rising comes a story of love and loss and rage!
In the future, when mankind has spread across the stars, the hierarchy of man is dictated by the color of one's caste. The Golds rule all, but what will happen when one falls for a lowly Red? See how a forbidden love will set the course of events for the future and lead to the formation of the formidable Sons of Ares!
Written by author Pierce Brown (The Red Rising Trilogy) and Rik Hoskin (Heroes of Skyrealm, Brandon Sanderson's White Sand), with art by Eli Powell (Yakuza Demon Killers, The 13th Artifact), comes the in-continuity story of revolution and Red Rising!
Friday, 2 February 2018
Last month I read two Young Adult novels dealing with very sensitive topics. I am glad that authors increase awareness by writing more about taboo topics like racism, prejudices or teenage suicide. If only they paid better attention to writing itself... Here are my thoughts on both books.