ARC, Blog Tour, Book Review

Blog Tour – Fae Child by Jane-Holly Meissner

Welcome to my stop on the Fae Child blog tour! Huge thanks to Random Things Tours for giving me the opportunity to take part in this! I was provided a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review.  Fae Child is the first in a children’s fantasy series which centres on eight-year-old Abbie,… Continue reading Blog Tour – Fae Child by Jane-Holly Meissner

Thoughtful Thursday

Thoughtful Thursday – How Video Games Influenced my Reading Habits and Vice Versa

Continuing with the video game theme of this month with the launch of the PlayStation 5, I’ve been thinking a lot about how video games have actually influenced the kind of books I read, and how reading influences the types of games that I play. Whilst opinions have changed somewhat in recent years, some people… Continue reading Thoughtful Thursday – How Video Games Influenced my Reading Habits and Vice Versa

Book Review

Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

Like with most fantasy series, I’m a little late to the party on this one but all I can say is that I’m thrilled I’m late enough that the series is complete as after that ending… Well, let’s not get ahead of ourselves!  Nevernight is the first in the Nevernight Chronicle, which follows the young… Continue reading Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

Book Review

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

I had seen several people talk about this book and I was very intrigued, especially after reading the description. After only a few pages it became quickly apparent that this book was going to make it onto my favourites list.  The Starless Sea is a magical tale of a mysterious labyrinthian library, hidden away. As… Continue reading The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Book Review

The Binding by Bridget Collins

As Bridget Collins' new book The Betrayals is released tomorrow, I thought that I would finally publish my review of The Binding which I wrote after reading the novel earlier in the year. The Binding was gifted to me by my parents as my mum liked the cover of the hardback edition (yes, we all… Continue reading The Binding by Bridget Collins

Thoughtful Thursday

Thoughtful Thursday – Seasonal Reading Patterns

Generally, I’m very much a mood reader but I will also be mindful of ARC publication dates at the same time. I try to read two, quite different books, at the same time but I always go by what I feel like reading otherwise it could end up feeling like a chore. Although, traditionally, summer… Continue reading Thoughtful Thursday – Seasonal Reading Patterns

ARC, Book Review

The Winter Duke by Claire Eliza Bartlett

Firstly, huge thank you to Titan Books and NetGalley for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  I’m on a fantasy kick at the minute as there seems to be a lot of great ones coming out this season! In a review I read of the novel I saw that this… Continue reading The Winter Duke by Claire Eliza Bartlett

ARC, Book Review

The Wolf and the Water by Josie Jaffrey

Firstly, huge thank you to Josie for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review! I had seen a few people on Twitter talk about Jaffrey’s work recently and I was very excited to see that a new book (and the start of a new series) was being released this… Continue reading The Wolf and the Water by Josie Jaffrey

ARC, Book Review

Crowned a Traitor by Kate Callaghan

Firstly, huge thank you to IBPA and NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review.  When I saw that the name of this series was ‘Hellish Fairytale’ I was immediately intrigued. I love dark takes on magical worlds and fantasy. However, unfortunately, it didn’t quite live up… Continue reading Crowned a Traitor by Kate Callaghan

ARC, Book Review

These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

Firstly, huge thank you to Hodder & Stoughton and NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This novel will be published on 17 November 2020. Similarly to The Poppy War, I saw loads of people talking about how amazing this book is. I thought the title… Continue reading These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong