Giveaway! Win a copy of A Queen in Hiding, new epic fantasy from Sarah Kozloff

Giveaway! A Queen in Hiding by Sarah Kozloff   A Queen in Hiding Written by Sarah Kozloff 477 pages Published by Tor Books Publication date: 21st January 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): Orphaned, exiled and hunted, Cérulia, Princess of Weirandale, must master the magic that is her birthright, become a ruthless guerilla fighter, and transform into…

Book Review: Throne of Swans

Book Review: A Throne of Swans   A Throne of Swans Written by Katharine and Elizabeth Corr 352 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 9th January 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): In a world where the flightless are ruled by those who can fly… When her father dies just before her birthday, seventeen-year-old Aderyn…

Waiting on Wednesday: Deep and Darkest Red

Waiting on Wednesday: Deep and Darkest Red Deep and Darkest Red Written by Anna-Marie McLemore 320 pages Published by Feiwel and Friends Publication date: 14th January 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): Summer, 1518. A strange sickness sweeps through Strasbourg: women dance in the streets, some until they fall down dead. As rumors of witchcraft spread, suspicion…

Mini-Reviews: Villains

Mini-Reviews: Villains   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…

Library Loot: Adventure, Friendship and Christmas

Library Loot: Adventure, Friendship and Christmas Today I made my weekly pilgrimage to my local library to return what I’ve read this week and stock up on new books galore, despite the piles of books I still have to read on my own shelves! Despite me always saying that I don’t start thinking about Christmas…

Library Loot: Ghosts, Snow and Adventure

Library Loot: Ghosts, Snow and Adventure   I was really happy with my book haul from the library this week, especially as I manged to pick up some reservations as well as a book that I had been thinking about buying…and might still do as I started it on the bus home and it’s excellent…

Waiting on Wednesday: Feathertide

Waiting on Wednesday: Feathertide   Feathertide Written by Beth Cartwright 432 pages Published by: Del Rey/ Ebury Publication date: 14th May 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): One girl was born to be different… Marea was born to be different – a girl born covered in the feathers of a bird, and kept hidden in a crumbling…

Book Review: An Illusion of Thieves

Book Review: An Illusion of Thieves   Illusion of Thieves Written by Cate Glass 348 pages Published by Tor Books Publication date: 21st May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): In Cantagna, being a sorcerer is a death sentence. Romy escapes her hardscrabble upbringing when she becomes courtesan to the Shadow Lord, a revolutionary noble who brings…

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…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Silvered Serpents

Waiting on Wednesday: The Silvered Serpents   The Silvered Serpents Written by Roshani Chokshi 416 pages Published by Wednesday Books Publication date: Autumn 2020 (moved from February) Summary (from Goodreads): Returning to the dark and glamorous world of her New York Times instant bestseller, The Gilded Wolves, Roshani Chokshi dazzles us with another riveting tale as full of mystery…

Six for Sunday: Witchy Books

Six for Sunday: Witchy Books   It is no secret that I love books about witches – here are a few that you could read on this Hallowe’en weekend! I have listed three for younger readers and three for older readers, but there are a lot more recommendations that I would love to give! The…

7 truly creepy reads for kids this Hallowe’en

7 truly creepy reads for kids and teens this Hallowe’en   I have a low tolerance for horror, so I won’t be recommending anything here that is going to give your child nightmares, rather those books which give you a little bit of a chill down your spine without being really frightening. At this time…