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
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
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
A spooky tale that had me burning the midnight oil. In all fairness I did struggle initially to get into the story - but that had more to do with my mind-set than anything else. The first few chapters can be difficult to get through but they help to effectively set the creepy atmosphere for … Continue reading House of Salt and Sorrow 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
This epic tale of dragons and magic is such a page turner I wound up reading straight through the night. Dealing with topics of racial and cultural differences this story has taken a fairly unique approach to the typical star-crossed lovers tale. With a strong female main POV, Taylor uses uncompromising will to educate men … Continue reading Given Book review
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. I … Continue reading Sorcery of Thorns
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.