Author Interview: Akemi Dawn Bowman

Read this fantastic interview and then go and read Akemi’s books! I loved Starfish and cannot wait to read Summer Bird Blue and Harley in the Sky! It’s the beginning of 2019 and I’m proud to bring to you my very first author interview! I’ve been so excited to share this with all of you….

Waiting on Wednesday: Spin the Dawn

Spin the Dawn Written by Elizabeth Lim 400 pages Published by Knopf Publication date: 30th 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 tailor and embarks on an impossible journey to sew three…

Library Loot: Fantasy, Intrigue and Misunderstandings

Library Loot: Fantasy, Intrigue and Misunderstandings 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…

Book Review: The Gilded Wolves

The Gilded Wolves Written by Roshani Chokshi 464 pages Published by Wednesday Books Publication date: 15th January 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Set in a darkly glamorous world, The Gilded Wolves is full of mystery, decadence, and dangerous but thrilling adventure. Paris, 1889: The world is on the cusp of industry and power, and the Exposition…

Book Review: The Girl King

The Girl King Written by Mimi Yu 496 pages Published by Gollancz/ Orion Publishing Publication date: 10th January 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Sisters Lu and Min have always understood their places as princesses of the Empire. Lu knows she is destined to become the dynasty’s first female ruler, while Min is resigned to a life…

Six for Sunday: New Year, New Books!

Six for Sunday: New Year, New Books! Welcome back to Six for Sunday! I missed quite a few of these at the end of 2018 due to life getting busy and a nasty cold that laid me low for a while. One of my resolutions for 2019 is to be be more organised with getting…

GUEST POST – Joanna Ruth Meyer

Originally posted on Liv's Wonderful Escape:
Today I am delighted to have Joanna Ruth Meyer on my blog with her INCREDIBLE book, Echo North! Echo Alkaev’s safe and carefully structured world falls apart when her father leaves for the city and mysteriously disappears. Believing he is lost forever, Echo is shocked to find him…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Wicked King

The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2) Written by Holly Black 336 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 8th January 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring. The first lesson is to make yourself strong. After the jaw-dropping revelation that…

Gift books for Christmas

Gift Books for Christmas Books are the perfect gift at Christmas – at least for me! I love getting books and I love picking out books for other people as it is always fun trying to find something that suits everyone. This is a bumper list, although I have had to be really strict so…

Waiting on Wednesday: Chrysalis

Chrysalis (Project Nemesis #3) Written by Brendan Reichs 416 pages Published by Pan Macmillan Publication date: 5th March 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): The stunning finale of the Project Nemesis trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Brendan Reichs. The 64 members of Fire Lake’s sophomore class have managed to survive the first two phases of…

Waiting on Wednesday: Romanov

Waiting on Wednesday: Romanov Romanov Written by Nadine Brandes 352 pages Published by Thomas Nelson/ Harper Collins Publication date: 7th May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): From the author of Fawkes comes a magical take on the story of Anastasia Romanov. The history books say I died. They don’t know the half of it. Anastasia “Nastya”…

Waiting on Wednesday: Shadowscent

Shadowscent The Darkest Bloom Written by P.M. Freestone 448 pages Published by Scholastic Publication date: 7th February 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): In the empire of Aramtesh, scent has power. When disaster strikes and the crown prince lies poisoned, long suppressed rivalries threaten to blow the empire apart. It’s up to a poor village girl with…