Waiting on Wednesday: Girl, Serpent, Thorn

Waiting on Wednesday: Girl, Serpent, Thorn Girl, Serpent, Thorn Written by Melissa Bashardoust 336 pages Published by Flatiron Books Publication date: 7th July 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): A captivating and utterly original fairy tale about a girl cursed to be poisonous to the touch, and who discovers what power might lie in such a curse……

Waiting on Wednesday: The Circus Rose

Waiting on Wednesday: The Circus Rose   The Circus Rose Written by Betsy Cornwell 304 pages Published by Clarion Books Publication date: 16th June 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): From a  New York Times  bestselling author, a queer retelling of “Snow White and Rose Red” in which teenage twins battle evil religious extremists to save their loves…

Waiting on Wednesday: Thorn

Waiting on Wednesday: Thorn Thorn Written by Intisar Khanani 304 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 24th March 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): A princess with two futures. A destiny all her own Between her cruel family and the contempt she faces at court, Princess Alyrra has always longed to escape the confines of…

Waiting on Wednesday: Rogue Princess

Waiting on Wednesday: Rogue Princess Rogue Princess Written by B. R. Myers 304 pages Published by Swoon Reads Publication date: 21st January 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): A princess fleeing an arranged marriage teams up with a snarky commoner to foil a rebel plot in B. R. Myers’ Rogue Princess, a gender-swapped sci-fi YA retelling of…

Six for Sunday: Snow and Ice

Six for Sunday: Snow and Ice   The theme for this week’s #SixforSunday is books with snow or ice in the title. The weather has been pretty grey and cold recently, but I don’t think that I’m quite ready for snow just yet…however, I am getting into the mood for some wintry reads! The Snow…

Six for Sunday: Books to take on an Autumn walk

Six for Sunday: Books to take on an Autumn walk   I love Autumn, especially those bright, crisp days when you can crunch through the leaves and enjoy the jewel-like colours of the foliage as the sun sparkles through them. Pairing books with a walk through an Autumn forest, plus perhaps a nice warm drink,…

Library Loot: Mysterious Boys, Rain and Wellington Boots

Library Loot: Mysterious Boys, Rain and Wellington Boots     I have read so many books that I might not otherwise have had the opportunity to access, all thanks to libraries. I have been an avid reader and user of libraries for as long as I can remember and visited at least once, if not…

Mini-Reviews: Mermaids

Mini-Reviews: Mermaids When I have the choice between reading another book or reviewing the one I have just read, I usually choose to read another one. As much as I adore shouting about books on my blog, reading is, after all, my first love! Therefore, I have decided to do some mini-review posts to tell…

Book Review: Stepsister

Book Review: Stepsister   Stepsister Written by Jennifer Donnelly 480 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 15th May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): This is a dark tale. A grim tale. It’s a tale from another time, a time when wolves waited for girls in the forest, beasts paced the halls of cursed castles,…

Waiting on Wednesday: House of Salt and Sorrows

Waiting on Wednesday: House of Salt and Sorrows House of Salt and Sorrows Written by Erin A. Craig 416 pages Published by Delacorte Publication date: 6th August 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed. Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor, a manor by the sea, with her…

Six for Sunday: Childhood Favourites

Six for Sunday: Childhood Favourites Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve joined in with #SixforSunday and I was so excited to shine a spotlight on kidlit during April…oh well, better late than never, right? The prompt for this week was actually 2018 favourites, but I am terrible at remembering release dates so I decided…

Library Loot: Fantasy, Intrigue and Misunderstandings

Library Loot: Fantasy, Intrigue and Misunderstandings Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it…