Review: Dry

Review: Dry

A Wee Summary There’s a drought in Southern California and, despite efforts to limit the use of water, the taps have run dry. Alyssa (16) and her family find themselves at the centre of the ‘Tap-Out”. When her parents go in search of water and fail to return, Alyssa and her younger brother, Garrett (10) […]

Posted November 7, 2018


Review: Girls of Paper and Fire

Review: Girls of Paper and Fire

About Girls of Paper and Fire In the Asian-inspired country of Ikhara there are three castes Paper – human, and the lowest, most persecuted class. Steel – human with part animal-demon qualities and features. Moon – fully demon with wholly animal-demon features.   The Demon King who rules over Ikhara from his throne in The […]

Posted November 3, 2018


Review: Bridge of Clay

Review: Bridge of Clay

It’s been a long wait for a new book from Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief. The time has come though with Bridge of Clay, and it’s been worth the wait. Bridge of Clay tells the story of the Dunbar family – 5 boys who have lost their mother and father and are raising […]

Posted October 11, 2018


Top Ten Tuesday #55: Longest Books I’ve Ever Read

Top Ten Tuesday #55: Longest Books I’ve Ever Read

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created and hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. If you’d like to participate too, see here. This week the topic is… Longest Books I’ve Ever Read I decided it was time I participated in TTT again, so I had a look at my Goodreads to track down the longest books that […]

Posted October 9, 2018


Unboxing: Illumicrate Magic and Mayhem Edition

Unboxing: Illumicrate Magic and Mayhem Edition

I got my first ever special edition Illumicrate last week. Having swooned over previous special editions such as the Grisha and Howler boxes, I was SO pleased to get my hands on Magic & Mayhem: The V.E. Edition. It’s no secret that V.E. Schwab is one of my all-time favourite authors. With the prospect of […]

Posted October 3, 2018


Review: A Blade So Black

Review: A Blade So Black

I’m pretty unsure as to how I feel about A Blade So Black. I think I wanted to enjoy it much more than I actually did. A Wee Summary Alice is a teenage girl living in Atlanta. Following the death of her father, Alice finds herself acquainted with Addison Hatta, a GateKeeper to Wonderland. Hatta […]

Posted September 29, 2018


Review: The Caged Queen

Review: The Caged Queen

Since reading The Last Namsara last year, I’d been looking forward to the second book in this series, The Caged Queen. Just before I dived in I learned that while The Caged Queen follows on from the events of The Last Namsara chronologically, you don’t have to have read book one to enjoy this. In […]

Posted September 24, 2018


Review: Vengeful

Review: Vengeful

If you haven’t read V.E. Schwab’s Vicious yet, then you simply MUST. Not only is it an incredible work of fiction, but after a four and half year wait, it has a sequel, Vengeful. When I ‘reviewed’ Vicious on Goodreads a few years ago, all I could manage were two words “bloody brilliant”. That statement […]

Posted September 20, 2018