PAGES READ IN FEBRUARY: 5059 pages across 15 books.
SO FAR IN 2020: 7874 pages across 25 books.
February’s average rating is 4.4/5.
Full Throttle by Joe Hill: DNF @ 138 pages
Ark Angel by Anthony Horowitz: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (review here)
Alex Rider’s adventures are only getting crazier – and this time he’s on a chase that will end with him being fired into outer space by the CIA to save the Pentagon.
The Gravity of Us by Phil Stamper: ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Cal’s dad has been chosen to be one of the last astronauts to join the Orpheus mission, throwing his whole family into reality tv hell – can Cal save his dream career, fall in love and fight a TV station with just his phone camera?
Unspeakable: A Queer Gothic Anthology edited by Celine Frohn: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (review here)
A hugely diverse collection of queer gothic short stories with everything from vampires to a sentient house, werewolves to women-in-white.
Snakehead by Anthony Horowitz: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ (review here)
It turns out being fired into space isn’t Alex’s most dangerous mission when the Snakehead are out for his head, and his organs, as he tries to help ASIS uncover a human smuggling route into Australia.
Alex Rider Undercover by Anthony Horowitz: ⭐⭐⭐⭐
A World Book Day 2020 collection of short stories, including one about Alex’s parents, one set post-Point Blanc and TWO about Yassen Gregorovich!
Crier’s War by Nina Varela: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (review here)
Ayla is on a mission to kill the Automae Sovereign’s beloved daughter, Lady Crier, but she never could have expected how thin the line between love and war can become when rebellion is on the line.
Wicked As You Wish by Rin Chupeco: ⭐⭐
Tala has the power to cancel out magic, not always on purpose, and she’s hoping it’s under control enough to help her now her family has been tasked with protecting the young heir to frozen and bespelled Avalon.
Heartstopper Vol. 1 by Alice Oseman: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
When Nick and Charlie are placed in the same form at school, they weren’t expecting to form a deep friendship to form, and they definitely weren’t expecting to fall in love.
Heartstopper Vol. 2 by Alice Oseman: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
After the party at the end of volume one, Nick and Charlie are in desperate need of communication, and Nick needs some time to think things through.
Heartstopper Vol. 3 by Alice Oseman: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Nick, Charlie and the gang head to Paris on a school trip – what hijinks can they get up to in the city of love?
Force Collector by Kevin Shinick: ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Karr has a strange Force connection – or a brain tumour – and his new, equally strange friend is intent on helping him discover the truth on a hare-brained adventure across the Galaxy.
Crocodile Tears by Anthony Horowitz: ⭐⭐⭐⭐.5
After a chance meeting with a charity benefactor in Scotland, Alex finds himself entangled with the man again and dragged across Africa as part of McCain’s plot to poison hundreds of thousands of people.
Date Me, Bryson Keller by Kevin Van Whye: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Bryson Keller, high school romance skeptic, was dared to date the first person who asked him each week for exactly five days but nobody said it had to be a girl – and Kai, disaster gay, makes a rash decision from the closet that could change both of their lives forever.
The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon: 146/560 (26%)
The Secret Commonwealth by Philip Pullman: 240/784 (31%)
Queen of Coin and Whispers by Helen Corcoran: 176/464 (38%)
Scorpia Rising by Anthony Horowitz: 21% audiobook.