The Gilded Ones

Thank you to @penguinbooksya for sending me a copy of this book. (and some other goodies) I have been wanting to read this since I've first seen the synopsis on Goodreads. This beautiful cover binds a powerful story of a world where girls are outcasts by blood and warriors by choice. This West African inspired fantasy series … Continue reading The Gilded Ones

Chain of Iron

Chain of Iron by @cassieclare1 (#gifted@panmacmillansakids ) has been one of my must reads since I've finished Chain of Gold last year. I have fallen in love with this story world and it's old - timey feel, fantastical quotes and it's mind churning plot twists. This is a fandom that has completely swept me up! I wasn't the … Continue reading Chain of Iron

A Vow so Bold and Deadly

I finally got my copy of A Vow so Bold and Deadly by @brigidkemmerer and now I can't wait to dive right into it💕🤩 @octothorpereaderleorak and I have been counting down the days for this one, being the loyal #cursebreakers that we are. This is definitely one of my favorite story worlds and I can't wait to see what Emberfall's … Continue reading A Vow so Bold and Deadly

Percy Jackson en die Weerlig Dief

A huge thank you to @penguinbooksya for #gifting me a copy of Percy Jackson en die Weerlig dief. So for those who don't know, English is my second language. I'm raised and taught in Afrikaans. That being said I tend to read more English. I do enjoy Afrikaans books, but our variety is a bit limited when it comes … Continue reading Percy Jackson en die Weerlig Dief

King of Elfhame

So let me start by saying I nearly gave up on finishing this series. I was so excited about reading this book, I even opted for a special edition by a very popular book box company. I was so excited, it was a gift from my husband for Christmas. As pre-orders go, I was really … Continue reading King of Elfhame

Cinderella is Dead review

Fairytales are very powerful. They shape the way we perceive the world. They can give us hope. But they can also confine us. Wreck our self image and make us feel less. They can spark a rebellion that will change the world. Thank you to Jonathan Ball Publishers for gifting me a complimentary copy of … Continue reading Cinderella is Dead review

Midnight Sun

If you asked me at the beginning of this year if I was going to buy this book, my answer would have been no. It's been almost 11 years since I've read Twilight and in no way did I consider myself to be such a huge fan that after a decade I'd wind up back … Continue reading Midnight Sun

Burn

There are many great Dragon Tales out there, but few worlds that will have you jumping in with both feet. This is my very first Patrick Ness read and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you to Pan Macmillan SA Kids for gifting me a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are … Continue reading Burn

Kingdom of the Wicked

They’re just stories Nonna, Emilia said quietlyKerri Maniscalco, Kingdom of the Wicked What better way to do #spooktober than with a world where legends are true. Travel with me to Italy and let’s solve a magical murder. With nothing but magical objects and books, would you spot the killer in time? Thank you to Jimmy … Continue reading Kingdom of the Wicked

Chain of Gold

In a world filled with stories and legends, what would you do if all the stories were true? Welcome to the World of Shadow hunters. Thank you to Pan Macmillan SA Kids for gifting me a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own. I wanted to hate this … Continue reading Chain of Gold