Book Review: Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Book Review: Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Falling Kingdoms is the first book in an ongoing YA fantasy series by Morgan Rhodes. Mytica is a world divided into three, this novel tells the tale of how the kingdoms are falling apart because magic, elementia, is all but lost. Can the prophesied sorceress save them?

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Book Review: This Savage Song by V.E.Schwab

Book Review: This Savage Song by V.E.Schwab

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Imagine a world where evil deeds create monsters. This Savage Song, book one in V.E.Schwab’s new series Monsters of Verity, is set in a world full of monsters, crime and fear. Kate Harker is a girl trying to be ruthless and August Flynn is a monster trying to be human. They need to help each other to overcome the violence that surrounds them in Verity.  Read more

Top Five Wednesday: Books You Wish Had A Sequel

Top Five Wednesday: Books You Wish Had A Sequel

It’s Wednesday and this week’s brief for Top Five Wednesday is ‘Books You Wish Had A Sequel’. I’m going to be talking about stand alone books and completed series that I need more of. Obviously, Harry Potter is something I want more of but I’ve decided not to include it in this list to leave room for everyone else.

Uprooted by Naomi Novik

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I adore this fairytale-style novel and desperately need to read more. I am emotionally attached to all the characters and would love to have a sequel.

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Book Review: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Book Review: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

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Clay comes home one day to find a parcel on his door step. A parcel that contains thirteen cassette tapes from the girl he admired. The girl who killed herself. On these tapes Hannah tells him why, explains the events that led to her suicide. Thirteen reasons, thirteen people. And Clay is one of them.

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Top Five Wednesday: Favourite Books Outside Your Comfort Zone

Top Five Wednesday: Favourite Books Outside Your Comfort Zone

Hello! I know it’s Thursday already but here is this week’s Top Five Wednesday – this week’s topic is Favourite Books Outside Your Comfort Zone. I’m going to take this to mean my favourite books outside of my usual genre, Fantasy.

The Martian by Andy Weir

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Book Review: The Curse of the Sphinx by Raye Wagner

Book Review: The Curse of the Sphinx by Raye Wagner

I am addicted. Addicted to Raye Wagner’s wonderful writing.

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Last month, I saw on YouTube that Raye Wagner was offering a free e-copy of her book, Curse of the Sphinx, if you signed up to her newsletter. I checked it out, signed up and received not only Curse of the Sphinx but a free copy of her novella Origins of the Sphinx as well. I was chuffed but didn’t get around to reading them for a couple of weeks. Read more