Month: July 2017

Review: Royal Bastards

Review: Royal Bastards

Royal Bastards is an easy-to-read, action packed read, that although fantasy is not super-intense fantasy. Narrated by our main character Tilla, the story is told in a modern style. It’s banterous, playful and witty while simultaneously dangerous, bloody and violent. We follow a bunch of five teens, 4 ‘outsiders’ and a Princess who are thrust […]

Posted July 29, 2017


Review: Gather The Daughters

Review: Gather The Daughters

I can’t quite bring myself to use the word ‘enjoyed’ to describe how I felt about this book. I mean it’s deeply unsettling but it’s so compelling, I couldn’t put it down! Melamed’s writing is in itself beautiful, but for me, it’s her telling of the story through multiple characters that really makes this book. […]

Posted July 22, 2017


Review: City of Saints & Thieves

Review: City of Saints & Thieves

You know that feeling when you’re lying in bed at night fighting to keep your eyes open so that you can read just one more chapter? Well, that was me with City of Saints & Thieves – I just didn’t want to put it down. Our protagonist Tina lives on the streets, works with the […]

Posted July 6, 2017


Illumicrate #7: Unboxing

Illumicrate #7: Unboxing

Life has been pretty tough lately so I apologise for the lack of posts. I do have some great books to tell you about so hopefully I’ll be back on track again soon. In the meantime, here is my very delayed Illumicrate unboxing. If you want to check out what came in previous boxes just […]

Posted July 1, 2017