Author: Patrick Ness

Book Review: The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking #1)

Posted October 5, 2016 by Maryam in book review, Maryam / 3 Comments
Book Review: The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking #1)

The first thing I will say is: MANCHEE. Second thing: OMG you guys really need to read this book. It was phenomenal and I was totally awestruck by the whole idea behind this story and the writing was fantabulous. Todd, the main character, was someone that I fell in love with, or at least in like with, since the start of the page. His feelings bled out through the thin pages of this book, and I felt like I was experiencing every freaking damn emotion that played out. He was innocent, scared, rude (which was pretty endearing, to be honest) and more »

Book Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

Posted July 8, 2016 by Maryam in book review, Maryam / 6 Comments
Book Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

WOW. Just, wow. I am thoroughly impressed with this book, and Patrick Ness has finally made it to my favorite-authors list. This is the first book of his that I’ve read. And I definitely have to say, with immense conviction, that Patrick Ness’ writing definitely impressed me. LIKE, I AM SUPER DUPER IMPRESSED, why have I never read his book before!? “Not everyone has to be the Chosen One. Not everyone has to be the guy who saves the world. Most people just have to live their lives the best they can, doing things that are great for them, having great more »

Book Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here

Posted December 26, 2015 by Kara in book review, Kara / 2 Comments
Book Review: The Rest of Us Just Live Here

What do you do when a book is compulsively readable, well-written, and yet you don’t like it at all? How do you rate that? Do you even finish if you aren’t connecting with it? I decided to finish it (well, I didn’t actually decide that, it was kind of like before I had decided to quit reading, I was already done with it), but it’s almost as if I immediately forgot what the book was about. My brain dumped it. It’s not memorable. The premise is unique, fantastic even, but the book kinda falls flat and is completely forgettable. For more »