Having loved Truthwitch the first time I read it, I was wary about re-reading it for review — had my illness-addled brain loved a book that wasn’t really that good? Would I find things to poke holes at now that I knew how the story unfolds? Would I still be…
Hi! I love the Australian Women Writers Challenge because it introduces me to new authors and encourages me to seek out books that would otherwise be outside my comfort zone. I’ve been a huge supporter of it and think it’s a wonderful initiative. I read 7 books by amazing Aussie…
I love this world, I love these characters, and I’m sad that it’s over. A fresh take on some old tropes, The Empty Throne duology is perfect for readers who are looking for something new in the genre.
This is the kind of urban fantasy I love – gritty, dark, a little gory, and based on amazing characters whom I couldn’t help but love. This Savage Song highlights the best of Schwab’s writing — awesome story-craft and kick-ass worldbuilding — and introduces us to a world I won’t…
The Pale Dreamer gives us a glimpse of Paige’s life before we met her in The Bone Season, taking us on an adventure through London after some poltergeists. It’s an excellent entry point for readers who are interested in The Bone Season series and want to give it a try….
I enjoyed Aerie a lot. It’s different enough from Magonia that it doesn’t suffer from second-book syndrome but keeps true to the things I loved about the first instalment. I’ll be back for more (if there is more!) and recommend it to those who enjoyed Magonia or like Neil Gaiman’s works.
I’ve had a wonderful, wonderful time with Cinder, Scarlet, Cress and Winter, and I’m sad to let them go … but I do have the novellas in Stars Above to look forward to! The idea of blending science fiction, fairy tales, and Sailor Moon may sound odd (I was sceptical at first), but I urge readers to give the series a chance. I don’t think you’ll regret it.
The first book in The Nevernight Chronicle, Nevernight is the kind of book you line up for. It’s a superbly crafted story that had me hooked from the very first chapter.
Cruel Crown is a bind of two novellas set in the world of Red Queen. These novellas open up the world and allow us a glimpse into two fascinating characters – Queen Coriane (Cal’s mother) and Farley.
I loved Thorne. This story world has grown on me and I’ve come to respect McConaghy’s storytelling. I love her characters and her prose, and am looking forward to reading Isadora in August.