Twisted Concepts?


Here are 17 books, I think, have unusual twists and/or concepts. I’ve read them all, but please note they are in no particular order. Hope you find something you enjoy!

1) Partials by Dan Wells (part of a trilogy) Partials2

A Young Adult, Science fiction, Dystopian, Fantasy. I’ve suggested an age range for this book of 15+. Partials is unusual in my opinion because it is about engineered, organic beings called ‘Partials’, who were made by and are identical to, humans. Ok so this has been done before, but Dan Wells has an awesome writing style and has added a couple of extra twists. War has devastated the planet, and Partials and humans are sworn enemies. It has a sort of ‘I, Robot’ feel to it, but what really makes this novel different is the fact that both the humans and the Partials are slowly dying. The two enemies will have to set aside their past wrongs and differences in order to survive. Continue reading

Wild-born (Psionic Pentalogy Book 1) by Adrian Howell


My Thoughts:

Dear Author, Wild-Born kidnapped my sleeping hours! I had to admit, rather sheepishly to a close friend, that I had been up until the early hours (3am), finishing this first book.

What a story! I did not expect it but Wild-Born exceeded all of my expectations ten-fold. Written in first person from the point of view of a young teenager – Adrian Howell (also the pen name for the actual author) – Wild-born is an intriguing read. It’s not very often as readers that we get to see and experience a fictional world from the mind of someone so young. It was a refreshing change from all of the other books I have read recently. Continue reading