Waiting on Wednesday: A Curse So Dark and Lonely

Waiting on Wednesday: A Curse So Dark and Lonely A Curse so Dark and Lonely Written by Brigid Kemmerer 496 pages Published by Bloomsbury Publication date: 29th January 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Fall in love, break the curse. It once seemed so easy to Prince Rhen, the heir to Emberfall. Cursed by a powerful enchantress…

Author Interview: S.A Patrick

Originally posted on Golden Books Girl:
Hello everybody! Today, I’m really excited to welcome S.A Patrick, author of the fanatstic A Darkness of Dragons, for an interview! Onto the post! 1. First, can you please describe what A Darkness of Dragons is about in 5 words or less? Pied Piper: The True Story 2. The…

Book Review: Straw into Gold

Straw into Gold: Fairy Tales Re-spun Written by Hilary McKay Illustrated by Sarah Gibb 288 pages Published by Pan Macmillan Publication date: 26th September 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): “Hilary McKay’s Fairy Tales is a classic fairy-tale collection to treasure. Featuring Hilary McKay’s imaginative retellings of key favourites, this ten-story collection includes the much-loved tales of…

Library Loot: Outer Space, Winter and Magic

Library Loot: Outer Space, Winter and Magic What did I get from the library this week? Quite a few books this time, especially as some of my reservations have finally arrived! 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…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Winter of the Witch

The Winter of the Witch (Winternight Trilogy #3) Written by Katherine Arden 384 pages Published by Del Rey (Ebury Publishing) Publication date: 10th January 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): One girl can make a difference… Moscow has burned nearly to the ground, leaving its people searching for answers – and someone to hold accountable. Vasya finds…

Six for Sunday: Books I want to reread

Six for Sunday: Books I want to reread The Storm Keeper’s Island by Catherine Doyle When Fionn Boyle sets foot on Arranmore Island, it begins to stir beneath his feet … Once in a generation, Arranmore Island chooses a new Storm Keeper to wield its power and keep its magic safe from enemies. The time…

Book Review: North Child /East

East / North Child Written by Edith Patou 512 pages Published by HMH / Usborne Publication date: 25th Februar7 2006 (original ) 23rd October 2018 (re-release) Summary ( from Goodreads): This is a beguiling epic of magic, love, loss and betrayal based on the traditional fairytale “East of the Sun, West of the Moon”. The…

Library Loot: Sequels and Secrets

  Library Loot: Sequels and Secrets What did I get from the library this week? 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…

Book Rainbow: Blue Books Part 1

Book rainbow: Blue Books Stack Part 1 The fashion for rainbow bookshelves is still going strong, which makes the pedant in me want to design a book with a multi-coloured spine and see where it ends up! Anyway, I haven’t done one of these posts in a while but found it a fun way to…

Six for Sunday: Favourite series/trilogies

Six for Sunday: Favourite series/ trilogies This is a cruel prompt this week – only choose six series or trilogies that are favourites?! Six?! This is tough! Could you narrow down your favourites to just six? I have gone for a few which are longstanding favourites, as well as several that you will have heard…

Library Loot: Dragons, Magic and Fairytales

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 using the Mr. Linky any time…

Book Excerpt: The Goblins of Bellwater

The Goblins of Bellwater Written by Molly Ringle 288 pages Published by Central Avenue Publishing Publication date: 1st October 2017 Summary (from Goodreads): A contemporary romance inspired by Christina Rossetti’s eerie, sensual poem, “Goblin Market.” Four neighbors encounter sinister enchantments and a magical path to love in a small, modern-day Puget Sound town, where a…