Waiting on Wednesday: Into the Crooked Place

Waiting on Wednesday: Into the Crooked Place Into the Crooked Place Written by Alexandra Christo 496 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 8th October 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Into the Crooked Place┬ábegins a gritty two-book YA fantasy series from Alexandra Christo, the author of┬áTo Kill a Kingdom. The streets of Creije are for…

Library Loot: Middle Grade Madness

Library Loot: Middle Grade Madness     I went a bit mad at the library today – whoops! Still, I am off for the summer holidays so I am hoping to surround myself with great books and have lots of enjoyable reads! Here are a few that I picked up today and am really looking…

Book Review: Spin the Dawn

Book Review: Spin the Dawn Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars #1) Written by Elizabeth Lim 400 pages Published by Knopf Publication date: 9th July 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Project Runway meets Mulan in this sweeping YA fantasy about a young girl who poses as a boy to compete for the role of imperial…

Mini Reviews: Circus

Mini-Reviews: Circus 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…

Six for Sunday: Characters I Want To Befriend

Six for Sunday: Characters I want to befriend   This week of #SixforSunday is just as tough as some of the previous weeks. The prompt is six characters that you would want to be friends with… Last year, we did a similar prompt asking us to think of characters who would make good best friends,…

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: Clockwork

Mini-Reviews: Clockwork   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…

Six for Sunday: Couples who need a sequel

Six for Sunday: Couples who need a sequel   The prompts for #SixforSunday have been TOUGH this month! I cam up with a few couples straightaway, but others took me longer, particularly for series where revealing the couples could actually be a spoiler… or where there are still book due to come out in the…

Library Loot: Invisible Women, Peer Pressure and Folklore

Library Loot: Invisible Women, Peer Pressure and Folklore Libraries are amazing. I am still dumbfounded by the level of service that they offer, almost completely for free! Even the charges that exist are nominal and there is something about a library that inherently makes it a comfortable, welcoming place to be. I love libraries and…

Waiting on Wednesday: Gumiho/Wicked Fox

Waiting on Wednesday: Gumiho/ Wicked Fox Gumiho / Wicked Fox Written by Kat Cho 432 pages Published by GP Putnam’s Sons / Penguin LCC Publication date: 25th June 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): A fresh and addictive fantasy-romance set in modern-day Seoul. Eighteen-year-old Gu Miyoung has a secret–she’s a gumiho, a nine-tailed fox who must devour…

Library Loot: Quests, Ghosts and Swimming

Library Loot: Quests, Ghosts and Swimming   I love my library, don’t you? Every week I get to discover both anticipated and unexpected new books to read and it’s all completely free! This week I have picked up a selection of reservations that I made based on books other people have recommended and a general…

Book Review: Nocturna

Book Review: Nocturna Nocturna (A Forgery of Magic #1) Written by Maya Montayne 480 pages Published by Hodder and Stoughton Publication date: 2nd May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Set in a Latinx-inspired world, a face-changing thief and a risk-taking prince must team up to defeat a powerful evil they accidentally unleashed. To Finn Voy, magic…