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
A powerful story hidden under a mountain of smut I'm pretty sure by now most of you know I'm a huge fan of this series. And honestly I have been suffering for 2 years since finishing the last one. So the moment this book arrived at my door I squealed, and phoned my husband to … Continue reading A Court of Silver Flames
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
Deception, Mystery and Rebellion The sequel to A Study of Ash and Smoke was everything I hoped it would be. Following Carabelle’s journey outside of the mantle, we find our characters dealing with paranoid King, a mind blowing conspiracy to gain control of the crown, and Sera fighting for her and her loved one’s survival. … Continue reading A Trial of Sparks and Kindling
So by now it should be common knowledge that I am a rather big (huge) fan of retellings, especially Beauty and the Beast retellings. And an historically accurate one was just too good to pass up. And honestly that cover just screamed "PICK ME UP"
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?
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.
To be honest, I am a bit of a scaredy cat, so when my friend approached me with a buddy read for this book I wasn't sure if it was going to be as fun for me. (I tend to hide behind my hands during Stranger Things...enough said) But nevertheless her enthusiasm was contagious and I agreed. And so we start a three day read of one the most intense books I have read all year.
Life happens in ways you cannot control and sometimes you just need a little escape. I personally look for an escape in a great book. And during these times I have travelled to many a magical land. None as great as Prythian
America 1880, the verge of scientific magic setting the scene for the explosive finale of this murder mystery series. Following the bloody trail of America's "first" serial killer, join Audrey Rose and Thomas for a journey they won't soon forget.This last installment will have you grabbing your tissues and jumping for joy. But don't forget … Continue reading Capturing the Devil