Book Review – The Golem And The Jinni by Helene Wecker

Pages: 646 Published: 23rd April 2013 Genre: Historical Fantasy Trigger warnings: Attempted suicide, sexual references, misogyny This was a buddy read with my friend Kriti. When she suggested this book I was unsure what to expect and I knew that it would be out of my comfort zone, but I ended up enjoying it. Read on to find … Continue reading Book Review – The Golem And The Jinni by Helene Wecker

Spotlight – Hoglet’s Christmas Magic by Lynette Creswell

Hello everyone, It is only September, but today we are thinking about Christmas as I spotlight Lynette Creswell's festive children's book! I was honoured to be invited to write this post, as it looks like a truly enchanting story that will be a wonderful gift to any child who receives it. Said to be perfect … Continue reading Spotlight – Hoglet’s Christmas Magic by Lynette Creswell

Book Review – Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Pages: 535 Published: 20th September 2016 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Trigger warnings: Strong violence, sexual references, drug references Kaz Brekker and his crew of deadly outcasts have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they're right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly … Continue reading Book Review – Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Book Review – The Betrayals by Bridget Collins

Pages: 425Published: 30th November 2020Genre: Fantasy/DystopiaTrigger warnings: Misogyny, strong sexual references, suicide references, bullying This was a buddy read with Pauliina. We both had an interesting time with the book and had mixed feelings, but it gave us so much to talk and speculate about. I really enjoyed our discussions, so thank you Pauliina for … Continue reading Book Review – The Betrayals by Bridget Collins

TV Adaptation Review – Shadow and Bone (Series One)

Image credit: Netflix Hello everyone, There was excitement all round when in 2019 it was announced that Netflix would be adapting Leigh Bardugo's Grishaverse novels, namely the Shadow And Bone trilogy and the Six Of Crows duology, and after a slight delay due to the coronavirus pandemic it finally hit our screens on April 23rd. … Continue reading TV Adaptation Review – Shadow and Bone (Series One)

Book Review – Six Of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Pages: 479Published: 29th September 2015Genre: Young Adult FantasyTrigger warnings: Violence, drugs, references to sexual exploitation Just in time for the Netflix series that has recently premiered, I have finally read Six Of Crows, which is probably (in my experience at least) the most talked about book on Book Twitter, so much so that I had … Continue reading Book Review – Six Of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Blog Tour Spotlight – The Lore Of Prometheus by Graham Austin-King

Hello everyone, It is my turn on the blog tour for the winner of the inaugural Book Bloggers' Novel of the Year Award (BBNYA)! It was an honour to be a part of BBNYA in 2020 and there were so many fantastic entrants, but this one came out on top. Many congratulations to Graham Austin-King, … Continue reading Blog Tour Spotlight – The Lore Of Prometheus by Graham Austin-King

Book Review – The House In The Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune

Pages: 394 Published: 16th March 2020 Genre: Fantasy Content warnings: Sexual references, discrimination Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department in Charge Of Magical Youth, he spends his days overseeing the well-being of children in … Continue reading Book Review – The House In The Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune

Blog Tour – Calico Thunder Rides Again by T.A. Hernandez

Hello everyone, It is my turn on the blog tour for the book which finished a magnificent seventh place in the Book Bloggers' Novel of the Year (BBNYA) 2020! Many congratulations! For some extra information, it was the highest placed out of the books I was allocated for the final, and the one I enjoyed … Continue reading Blog Tour – Calico Thunder Rides Again by T.A. Hernandez

Book Review – These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

Pages: 437 Published: 17th November 2020 Genre: Historical Fiction/Fantasy Trigger warnings: Descriptions of gore/injury detail This was a buddy read with my friend Alexia. There was a bit of a wait before we could start, but boy was it worth it! I loved our detailed discussions and they made what was already a fabulous reading experience into an even … Continue reading Book Review – These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong