Book Review – Slay by Brittney Morris

By day, seventeen-year-old Kiera Johnson is an honors student, a math tutor, and one of the only Black kids at Jefferson Academy. But at home, she joins hundreds of thousands of Black gamers who duel worldwide as Nubian personas in the secret multiplayer online role-playing card game, SLAY. No one knows Kiera is the game … Continue reading Book Review – Slay by Brittney Morris

Book Review – The Nightjar by Deborah Hewitt

The Nightjar by Deborah Hewitt is a stunning contemporary fantasy debut about another London, a magical world hidden behind the bustling modern city we know. Alice Wyndham has been plagued by visions of birds her whole life... until the mysterious Crowley reveals that Alice is an 'aviarist' capable of seeing nightjars, magical birds that guard … Continue reading Book Review – The Nightjar by Deborah Hewitt

Book Review – The Girl the Sea Gave Back by Adrienne Young

The new gut-wrenching epic from the New York Times bestselling author of Sky in the Deep. For as long as she can remember, Tova has lived among the Svell, the people who found her washed ashore as a child and use her for her gift as a Truthtongue. Her own home and clan are long-faded … Continue reading Book Review – The Girl the Sea Gave Back by Adrienne Young

Book Review – Crimson Bone By L L McNeil

Demon hunting is all in a day’s work for Seila. As a soulless Phantom and member of Fallow Caramond’s Kouzlo—a secret demon killing organisation based outside London—Seila is driven by little else. But she’s made new allies—Elementals, Enchantresses, Shape-Shifters, and even a Djinni—and slaying demons has never been easier. But working as part of a … Continue reading Book Review – Crimson Bone By L L McNeil

Book Review – An Illusion of Thieves by Cate Glass

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 laws and comforts once reserved for the wealthy to all. When her brother, Neri, is caught thieving with the aid of magic, Romy's aristocratic influence is the only … Continue reading Book Review – An Illusion of Thieves by Cate Glass

Spotify Book Tag | created by Book Hooked Nook

Earlier this year Sarah from Book Hooked Nook created the Spotify Book Tag that mixes your favourite Spotify playlists and books all in one. I was tagged by the lovely Northern Plunder and I have been pretty excited to do this - I love bookish music 🙂 I think there may be a post about … Continue reading Spotify Book Tag | created by Book Hooked Nook

Unboxing – August Illumicrate – Armed and Dangerous

I was excited for the Armed and Dangerous box, and I was definitely right to be! In the box there was: The Stone's Throw mug by Rosie Thorns (featuring A Darker Shade of Magic) Sister Apple's Surprise liquid soap by Lovely Skincare Humanity bottle opener by Dust and Pages (featuring Scythe) Weapons bag by Chatty … Continue reading Unboxing – August Illumicrate – Armed and Dangerous