Title: The Power (2016)
Author: Naomi Alderman
Read: 5th – 11th February 2018
Genre: science-fiction; dystopia
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
“All over the world women are discovering they have the power.
With a flick of the fingers they can inflict terrible pain – even death.
Suddenly, every man on the planet finds they’ve lost control.
The Day of the Girls has arrived – but where will it end?”
(Synopsis from the publisher)
Title: The Fandom (2018)
Author: Anna Day
Publisher: Chicken House
Read: 12th – 15th January 2018
Genre: young-adult; dystopia
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
“No story is worth dying for … is it? Violet and her friends love being part of the fandom for The Gallows Dance. But at Comic-Con, they’re somehow catapulted into the story itself – for real. Trapped in a twisted world where they’ve accidentally killed the original hero, Rose, there’s only one way to survive: Violet must fill Rose’s shoes and put the plot back on track… A fast-paced, genre-flipping YA fantasy adventure from a brand new author, writing in homage to the best YA fiction.” (Synopsis from the publisher)