The Wicker Light

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MYSTERY, MURDER AND MAGIC! Fall back into the world of Augurs and Judges, in a little town called Kilshamble. A little town that has a very big secret. The sequel to Wren hunt that can be read as a standalone and is captivating. I initially thought we will be picking up where we left off … Continue reading The Wicker Light

Of Silver and Shadow book review

Lovers and fans of Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard and The Shatter Me series by Tahereh Mafi will live for this. This was absolutely, excruciatingly divine! Go on this journey with Ren and find out for yourself how deadly power can be. With so many political strategies and plot twists, I am literally on the … Continue reading Of Silver and Shadow book review

Grace and Fury

If you had the choice between being a rebel and having rights or being a princess and having no voice, what would you choose? I found myself on the edge of my seat with this read. And even though there are familiar plot twists, I have found myself rooting for them in the end. I … Continue reading Grace and Fury

Reign of Shadows

Have you ever pictured yourself as a hero in a story? What kind of hero would you be? I myself have become quite a fan of the unconventional hero/heroine. And this novel just made me love them more. A gripping tale of a kingdom thrown into darkness, literally and figuratively, fighting for survival. Two unlikely … Continue reading Reign of Shadows

The Last Hunt

South Africa is an unique and beautiful country, with many great stories to be told. Having grown up in South Africa, I know that not all those stories are necessarily beautiful, but they are definitely powerful. This Novel is one of the more powerful stories, relating our more recent history. And I LOVED IT!

Letters to the Lost

This month is proving to be a crying month when it comes to the books I read. So grab your tissues for this one. Because it is definitely high on my list of recommended books.

A very large expanse of sea

There are not a lot of author's I wind up buying whatever they write. But Tahereh Mafi is official one of my must buy authors. I absolutely adored this novel and you should definitely pick up a copy today! I am literally doing an ugly cry right now! I honestly have a broken heart. This … Continue reading A very large expanse of sea

The Gifted, The Talented and Me

As a highschool kid, you face uncharted waters of social hierarchy and hormone driven reactions. On top of all that chaos you can sprinkle a bit home issues and millennial parenting and find an amazing story about an average kid moved to a school for the gifted and struggling to find his place. The answer … Continue reading The Gifted, The Talented and Me

10 Young Adult Books I would love to read before 2020

We are on the brink on November which means we have literally only weeks left in this year, before publishers swarm us with new amazing adventures and stories for 2020. And as with all things festive, it's the time of the year where budgets and wish lists become a continuous topic of discussion. And with so many great books out there, what is a girl to do?

We hunt the flame

Humming the intro of Aladdin in my head I reach for this novel, high expectations and coffee in the hand I settle in to travel to one of the world's richest places (both in culture and magic) in this highly anticipated debut of 2019.