Category: Fantasy

Review: Shiang

Review: Shiang

Having read Darien, Iggulden’s first foray into fantasy, last year, I’ve been looking forward to getting my hands on its sequel, Shiang. Ordinarily, I would try to incorporate a spoiler-free summary of the book here but I’m find it really difficult for this book. Shiang is set two years after the happenings in Darien. However, […]

Posted September 10, 2018


Review: City of Ghosts

Review: City of Ghosts

A Wee (Non-Spoiler) Summary Cassidy Blake lives in upstate New York with her cat, Grim, and her parents who are authors. She loves photography and carries her retro film camera with her everywhere she goes. Case isn’t one of the popular kids at school, but she does have a best friend called Jacob who she […]

Posted September 6, 2018


Review: Mirage

Review: Mirage

A Wee Bit About Mirage Andala and its people is under the occupation of The Vath – a people who ruined their own planet and set about conquering others. Amani is an 18-year-old girl living on Cadiz, a moon of Andala. Living with her parents, she’s the daughter of a farmer and has two brothers. […]

Posted August 31, 2018


Review: City of Lies

Review: City of Lies

A Wee Summary The Bright City of Silasta has seen peace for hundreds of years. It’s from here the Chancellor and his Council (compiled of representatives from the six Credolan Families, and the six Guilds) rule the country. Jovan and Kalina are brother and sister, their Uncle Egan, or their ‘Tasha’, is Chancellor Caslav’s closest […]

Posted August 21, 2018


Review: Vox

Review: Vox

A Wee Summary of Vox Vox is set in a dystopian US where, post-election, a new President and his associates take control of the lives of US women – no working, no reading, no writing, no birth control and a limit of 100 spoken words a day. Every female is fitted with a counter around […]

Posted August 17, 2018


Review: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

Review: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

About The Book A Thousand Beginnings and Endings is an anthology of short stories, retelling the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia. Editors Elsie Chapman and Ellen Oh have gathered 15 bestselling and acclaimed Asian authors, with each reimagining their favourite Asian myths and legends. I guess, due to my heritage, I’m mostly […]

Posted August 10, 2018


Review: Ash Princess

Review: Ash Princess

A Wee Summary Theosodia¬†Eirene Houzzara, daughter of the Fire Queen aka the Queen of Astrea, was six years old when the Kalovaxians attacked her homeland. She was 6 when the Kalovaxian warrior the Theyn murdered her mother before her young eyes. She has spent the last decade in the palace of the conquering Kaiser, dubbed […]

Posted June 14, 2018


Review: Smoke In The Sun

Review: Smoke In The Sun

Following the revelations at the end of Flame In The Mist (warning, this post will contain spoilers for book one), I’ve been desperate to read book two, Smoke In The Sun. With Mariko ‘rescued’ from the clutches of the Black Clan by her betrothed, Prince Raiden and her brother, the Dragon of KAi, Kenshin, she […]

Posted May 28, 2018