One Minute Critic Review: Burning Midnight

One Minute Critic Review: Burning Midnight

The One Minute Critic : reviews by students for students Burning Midnight by Will McIntosh reviewed by John Joe Abiad  Title: Burning Midnight Author: Will McIntosh Genre or Setting: future, fiction 3 words that describe your book: exciting, intriguing don’t-want-to-put-down. Who is your favourite character & why? David Sullivan because he is the owner of the … Continue reading

The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

Title: The Hidden Oracle Author: Rick Riordan Series: The Trials of Apollo #1 Would recommend to: Riordan fans, mythology buffs and those who enjoy YA fantasy. Available in library?: Yes. The Hidden Oracle is the first book in Rick Riordan’s new series The Trials of Apollo. It is set in the same universe as all … Continue reading

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

Title: The Knife of Never Letting Go  Author: Patrick Ness Genre: YA/Science Fiction Series: Book One of the Chaos Walking trilogy Would recommend to: fans of The Hunger Games and other YA science fiction. Available in library?: Yes. Review by Joel Duggan The Knife of Never Letting Go is a Young Adult Science Fiction book … Continue reading

The Broken Empire Trilogy by Mark Lawrence

The Broken Empire Trilogy by Mark Lawrence

Title: The Broken Empire Trilogy Author: Mark Lawrence Genre: Fantasy Series: Trilogy. Available in library?: No Would recommend to: fans of Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire, Joe Abercrombie fans. Reviewed by Joel Duggan “Every man has his thorns, not of him, but in him, deep as bones.” The Broken Empire is Mark … Continue reading

Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld

Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld

Title: Zeroes Author: Scott Westerfeld Genre: Sci-Fi Series: Yes book 1 of The Zeroes trilogy. Available in the library: Yes Would recommend: Yes Reviewed by Thomas O’Brien Scott Westerfeld’s most recent book, Zeroes is a true masterpiece of both literature and concept. An action-packed narrative of teenagers, twisted and broken by powers that aren’t all as brilliant … Continue reading