Breakdown by Katherine Amt Hanna

I simply cannot resist an apocalypse story. Especially one grounded in real life, rather than fantasy / horror tropes. So Breakdown was a must! It’s very different from the usual premise. A virus¬†wipes out a critical portion of the world’s population, meaning that the survivors have to painstakingly reconstruct society (oh, how I loved theContinue reading “Breakdown by Katherine Amt Hanna”

Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner

For some reason I thought this would be an amusing read to cheer me up after the dark intensity of Then by Julie Myerson – whoops, I got that wrong! But I don’t regret it. It’s a novel that takes familiar concepts and succeeds in creating something very fresh and involving, with a brave andContinue reading “Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner”