Book Review – The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson

All Stevie Bell wanted was to find the key to the Ellingham mystery, but instead she found her classmate dead. And while she solved that murder, the crimes of the past are still waiting in the dark. Just as Stevie feels she’s on the cusp of putting it together, her parents pull her out of … Continue reading Book Review – The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson

Book Review – Monsters by Sharon Dogar

1814: Mary Godwin, the sixteen-year-old daughter of radical socialist and feminist writers, runs away with a dangerously charming young poet - Percy Bysshe Shelley. From there, the two young lovers travel a Europe in the throes of revolutionary change, through high and low society, tragedy and passion, where they will be drawn into the orbit … Continue reading Book Review – Monsters by Sharon Dogar

Book Review – All the Wandering Light by Heather Fawcett

After the terrifying events on Mount Raksha, the witches have returned, and River has betrayed Kamzin to regain his dark powers. The witches’ next step: march on the Three Cities and take over the Empire—led by River’s brother, Esha. If Kamzin is to save Azmiri and prevent the fall of the Empire, she must find … Continue reading Book Review – All the Wandering Light by Heather Fawcett

Book Review – Spark by Alice Broadway

Leora is reeling: questioning everything she has ever known about her family and herself. As half-Marked and half-Blank, can she ever wholly belong in either fractured community? Mayor Longsight wants to use her as a weapon: to infiltrate Featherstone, home of the Blanks, and deliver them to him for obliteration. Leora longs for answers about … Continue reading Book Review – Spark by Alice Broadway

Book Review – Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

The graphic novel debut from rising star Noelle Stevenson, based on her beloved and critically acclaimed web comic, which Slate awarded its Cartoonist Studio Prize, calling it "a deadpan epic." Nemeses! Dragons! Science! Symbolism! All these and more await in this brilliantly subversive, sharply irreverent epic from Noelle Stevenson. Featuring an exclusive epilogue not seen … Continue reading Book Review – Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Unboxing – February Illumicrate – Gods & Monsters

This is the last of the Illumicrate quarterly boxes, they’re going monthly! YAY! I have said many times that I love their curation, so I have high hopes for it.  This one had a great theme, so I was looking forward to it. In the box there was: Daughter of Smoke and Bone character bookmarks … Continue reading Unboxing – February Illumicrate – Gods & Monsters

Book Review – A Pinch of Magic by Michelle Harrison

Three sisters trapped by an ancient curse. Three magical objects with the power to change their fate. Will they be enough to break the curse? Or will they lead the sisters even deeper into danger? ... The enchanting new story from Michelle Harrison, author of the bestselling THIRTEEN TREASURES trilogy  My rating: This was exactly … Continue reading Book Review – A Pinch of Magic by Michelle Harrison