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

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

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. 

Capturing the Devil

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

The Beast Within

"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 from … Continue reading The Beast Within