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…

Library Loot: Witches and War

Library Loot: Witches and War What did I get from the library this week? As always, I have added quite a few titles to the tottering TBR (to-be-read) pile! 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…

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…

Witches, witches everywhere!

I love books about witches and, as a perusal of my childhood shelves recently revealed to me, I always have! I can’t pinpoint exactly what it is about witchcraft that appeals to me so strongly, but I think it must have something to do with my fascination with magic, the superstitions and folktales I was…

Six for Sunday: Books I wish I had as a teen

Six for Sunday: Books I Wish I had as a Teen   I’m cheating slightly with two of my choices because I did have them as a teenager and they had a big impact on me so I wanted to include them here. I wish that teen/ YA fiction was even a recognized section/ classification…

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…

Book Review: The Light Between Worlds

The Light Between Worlds Written by Laura Weymouth 416 pages Published by Chicken House Books Publication date: 1st November 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Five years ago, Evelyn and Philippa Hapwell cowered from air strikes in a London bomb shelter. But that night took a turn when the sisters were transported to another realm called the…

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…

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…

Waiting on Wednesday: A Witch Come True

A Witch Come True (The Apprentice Witch #3) Written by James Nicol ~350-400 pages Published by Chicken House Publication date: 7th March 2019 Summary (from Chicken House website): The war is over and Arianwyn has discovered the secret of the quiet glyphs, but her troubles are far from over. Her day-to-day work as Lull’s witch…