I love to escape in a book. And I adore books that can completely remove me from reality. Thus my love for Fantasy Novels. After a year of amazing reads paranoia tends to kick, nagging in the back of your mind that your next read might not be so great, or might completely disappoint. IContinue reading “Sorcery of Thorns”
My friend and I had an enlightening conversation on Historical Fiction and the significance of telling stories. My conclusion was that just because the significant event was horrible does not mean there was no room for beauty, love and self discovery. In my opinion, the hope that exists in those dark moments through love and beauty, often help us survive these horrible events, and inspire us to do better, to live better and to love better.
There is something completely magical about Historical Fantasy Fiction. And this cover, as beautiful as it is, did not do this book justice. So excuse me while I pack my bags to get whisked away to 1789, Paris in a hot air balloon. (Completely ignoring my fear of heights.)
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’tContinue reading “Capturing the Devil”
“Once upon a time in a far away land, a young prince lived in a shiny castle. Although he had everything his heart desired, the Prince was spoiled, selfish and unkind. But then one winter’s night an old beggar woman came to the castle and offered him a single rose in return for shelter fromContinue reading “The Beast Within”
Every little girl starts out dreaming about being a Disney Princess, whether you are dreaming of Cinderella and her fairy godmother or Mulan shifting gender boundaries. They truly have a role model for each one of us. Well the Kingdom is a more techy version of Disneyland, with AI princess guaranteed to help you makeContinue reading “The Kingdom”
A Curse So Dark and Lonely Let me just start of by saying I am very careful when it comes to recommending a retelling. That said if you have not read this, please do. I could not put it down. Brigid Kemmerer has put an unique spin on a classic story, sticking to the originalContinue reading “A Curse So Dark and Lonely”