General Fantasy

Blog Tour – The Empire’s Ruin by Brian Staveley

Staveley is an author who I have heard a lot about since coming back into the world of fantasy, so when the invitation for this blog tour landed in my inbox I knew I had to accept! I was immediately gripped by the first chapter of The Empire’s Ruin and it is easy to see why Staveley is a favourite amongst fans of the genre.… Continue reading →

Of Honey And Wildfires by Sarah Chorn

I’m always on the lookout for hidden gems, so after Chorn had been recommended to me by a few people I decided to jump into Of Honey and Wildfires with news of its sequel on the way and I’m thrilled that I did!… Continue reading →

The Coward by Stephen Aryan

I was hooked by the very first page and stayed completely absorbed in the novel for the entire time I was reading it. The entire book was a delight to read and filled with humour, tension and a great band of characters who really brought the story to life. … Continue reading →


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Middle Grade & Young Adult

Blog Tour – Rayna’s Sacrifice by A.D. Lombardo

After finishing the last book, I was very excited to get started on this one as I have been itching to go to the Katori mountains since the first book in the series, The Half-Light and it definitely didn’t disappoint! Although we are introduced to other settings in the previous two books, I loved the fact that from the beginning we are in an entirely new place and beginning to learn more about the mysterious and secretive Katori people. … Continue reading →

What Big Teeth by Rose Szabo

This novel has all the makings of a classic Gothic fairytale from the setting to the characters, Szabo does a great job of capturing the essence of the Gothic and bringing it to a contemporary fairytale. … Continue reading →

Wendy, Darling by A.C. Wise

As I’m sure a lot of you have noticed by now, I do love a retelling of a classic story, whether that be a fairytale or mythology or anything else. Growing up, the only versions of Peter Pan I was aware of were the Disney film and the film Hook (which is brilliant if you haven’t watched it!). It wasn’t until university that I began to become more aware of how dark the story of Peter Pan is and after reading Lost Boy by Christina Henry, I have been eager for more dark retellings featuring the boy who wouldn’t grow up and Wendy, Darling certainly delivered!… Continue reading →


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