5* Reviews

Welcome to the 5* Reviews page. Below holds a list of books that, if I gave them ratings, would hold five stars and is the best of the bunch – in my opinion. All reviews are my own opinion and have not been influenced in any way. Reviews have been categorised by genre with links to the reviews.


Justin Cronin’s ‘The Passage’

Pierce Brown’s ‘Red Rising’
Cassandra Clare’s ‘Lady Midnight’
Erika Johansen’s ‘The Queen of the Tearling’
Erika Johansen’s ‘The Invasion of the Tearling’
Jay Kristoff’s ‘Nevernight’
Adrian Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Tiger and the Wolf’

Science Fiction
Becky Chambers ‘The Long Way To A Small Angry Planet’ (Bailey’s Prize 2016 Nominee)
Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman’s ‘Illuminae’

S. K. Tremayne’s ‘The Ice Twins’

Young Adult
Marisa Reichardt’s ‘Underwater’
Sara Barnard’s ‘Beautiful Broken Things’