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…

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…

Library Loot: Dragons, Villains and Lost Property

Library Loot: Dragons, Villains and Lost Property I’ve been fairly restrained with my library loans this week, because I already have so many out that I need to read! However I couldn’t resist picking up Vicious and Vengeful when I spotted them (finally) back on the shelf in the science-fiction section. My reservations of Malamander…

MCM Blogger Brunch and Comic Con

MCM Blogger Brunch and Comic Con I was delighted to be invited to attend the very first MCM Blogger Brunch, with access to the main MCM ComicCon after the brunch finished. Thank you so much to Jamie-Lee Nardone for my invitation! Originally, I was just going to wear jeans and a t-shirt, but figured that…

Mini-Reviews: Sea

Mini-Reviews: Sea 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! So I have decided to do some mini-review posts to tell…

Six for Sunday: Books I want to be written

Six for Sunday: Books I want to be written I think that this might be the toughest prompt yet! I have heard it said that, if you want to read a book that hasn’t yet been written, then you should write it yourself. If only I had the skills! The first few I thought of…

Library Loot: Society, Magic and Warriors

Library Loot: Society, Magic and Warriors This week has been half-term so I have been to my local library twice and the library in the next town across once…what can I say? I love my libraries! My local librarians commented on how ‘active’ I have been with making reservations…so many great books that I need…

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: 2019 Books I’m excited for

Six for Sunday: 2019 Books I’m excited for The Lost Tide Warriors by Catherine Doyle Fionn Boyle has been Storm Keeper of Arranmore for less than six months when thousands of terrifying Soulstalkers arrive on the island. The empty-eyed followers of the dreaded sorceress, Morrigan have come to raise their leader and Fionn is powerless…

Book Review: The Wise and the Wicked

Book Review: The Wise and the Wicked The Wise and the Wicked Written by Rebecca Podos 368 pages Published by HarperCollins/ Balzer + Bray Publication date: 28th May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Ruby Chernyavsky has been told the stories since she was a child: The women in her family, once possessed of great magical abilities…