Vanessa Len's world of monsters and heroes is like nothing I've ever read, utterly fresh and unique
An absolute page-turner. Only a Monster paints another vivid world inside the one we know, and uses a deft hand to bring it utterly alive. Vanessa Len blurs the age-old lines between good or evil, hero or monster, in the most captivating way
Mind-bending, heart-wrenching, and unputdownable! Don't feel bad if this book tricks you into rooting for the monster instead of the hero. Vanessa Len has written a masterful debut novel - I loved the time-travel, the star crossed romance, and the monsters
Vanessa Len's Only a Monster is captivating and unique and - dare I say it - utterly monstrous (in the best possible way). This engrossing debut will have YA readers longing to steal time just so they can devour the pages over and over again!
With a pace that will leave you breathless, Only a Monster introduces a captivating new voice in fantasy with a dynamic story that blurs the lines between hero and monster
Darkly delicious fun. If you've been looking for your newest YA urban fantasy obsession - you've found it
Only A Monster is a wonderfully clever and intriguing take on the classic tale of hero versus monster. Vanessa Len has crafted a rich and immersive world filled with unique magic, thrilling action, and a heart-wrenching star-crossed romance. A marvellous and twisty debut that will pull you in right from the start!
A fabulous start to a phenomenal new series that reminded me of why I first fell in love with YA. Fast-paced and full of clever, monstrous characters you can't help but root for, Only A Monster is a book that should be on everyone's TBR. I'm already dying to get my hands on the sequel to find out what happens next!
What a fantastic, immersive read - I couldn't stop turning the page! An exciting, original and complex fantasy about monsters, heroes, and all the people in between
Exquisitely crafted, this riveting read opens up a multitude of dimensions and turns the notion of heroes and monsters on its head. Vanessa Len has woven a spellbinding tale laced with mystery, magic, humor, and heartbreak
A thoughtful, well-constructed tale... a thumpingly enjoyable read
Readers who enjoyed epic tales like The Nightingale Floor and its sequels by Lian Hearn will appreciate this book
When Joan discovers her family's monstrous secret she realises she needs to find her own inner demon to protect them in this brilliantly twisty and original fantasy thriller
This novel perfectly encapsulated a doomed teenage love and I think it's one of the best young adult novels to hit the market this year