Book Review – Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeymi

They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji … Continue reading Book Review – Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeymi

Book Review – Gilded Cage by Vic James

In modern-day Britain, magic users control everything: wealth, politics, power—and you. If you’re not one of the ultimate one-percenters—the magical elite—you owe them ten years of service. Do those years when you’re old, and you’ll never get through them. Do them young, and you’ll never get over them. This is the darkly decadent world of … Continue reading Book Review – Gilded Cage by Vic James

Book Review – Floored by Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne, Tanya Byrne, Non Pratt, Melinda Salisbury, Lisa Williamson and Eleanor Wood

When they got in the lift, they were strangers (though didn't that guy used to be on TV?): Sasha, who is desperately trying to deliver a parcel; Hugo, who knows he's the best-looking guy in the lift and is eyeing up Velvet, who knows what that look means when you hear her name and it … Continue reading Book Review – Floored by Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne, Tanya Byrne, Non Pratt, Melinda Salisbury, Lisa Williamson and Eleanor Wood

Book Review – Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody (mild spoilers)

Welcome to the City of Sin, where casino families reign, gangs infest the streets… and secrets hide in every shadow. Enne Salta was raised as a proper young lady, and no lady would willingly visit New Reynes, the so-called City of Sin. But when her mother goes missing, Enne must leave her finishing school—and her … Continue reading Book Review – Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody (mild spoilers)

Book Review – The Serpent’s Shadow by Rick Riordan

He's b-a-a-ack! Despite their best efforts, Carter and Sadie Kane can't seem to keep Apophis, the chaos snake, down. Now Apophis is threatening to plunge the world into eternal darkness, and the Kanes are faced with the impossible task of having to destroy him once and for all. Unfortunately, the magicians of the House of … Continue reading Book Review – The Serpent’s Shadow by Rick Riordan

Unboxing – June Fairyloot – Rebels in Ballgowns

This box had such a good theme - Rebels in Ballgowns, it sounds right up my alley. And as always, I love the theme art work. 🙂 In the box, there was: Corvere candle by Geeky Candle, from Nevernight Destiny Cushion Cover by Miss Phi, featuring a quote From Legendary Reading Journal designed by FictionTea … Continue reading Unboxing – June Fairyloot – Rebels in Ballgowns

Book Review – The Surface Breaks by Louise O’Neill

Deep beneath the sea, off the cold Irish coast, Gaia is a young mermaid who dreams of freedom from her controlling father. On her first swim to the surface, she is drawn towards a human boy. She longs to join his carefree world, but how much will she have to sacrifice? What will it take … Continue reading Book Review – The Surface Breaks by Louise O’Neill