fantasy, review, young adult

The Witch’s Tears – Katharine & Liz Corr

“There was a photo of Merry and her brother on her bedside table. In the photo, Leo was smiling. She tried-failed to recall the last time she’d seen him look that happy. Today was the first morning of the summer holidays. But the brighter the sunshine, the more they both seemed to be lost in… Continue reading The Witch’s Tears – Katharine & Liz Corr

Audiobook Of The Month

Audiobook Of The Month | Six Of Crows

It felt like January was going to last forever, and now it feels like every time I blink it’s a new month and time to pick another audiobook to listen to. My selection for August is a rather popular one in the YA book community, but also one that I’ve been incredibly wary about delving… Continue reading Audiobook Of The Month | Six Of Crows

fantasy, review, young adult

Out Of The Blue – Sophie Cameron

“It was our 9/11, our Princess Diana, our JFK. You’d always remember where you were when you heard about Being No. 1.” Blurb: “When the angels start falling from the sky, it seems like the world is ending. Smashing down to Earth at extraordinary speeds, wings bent, faces contorted. Not a single one has survived.”… Continue reading Out Of The Blue – Sophie Cameron

children's fiction, fairytale retelling, fantasy, review

The Land Of Stories: Worlds Collide – Chris Colfer

“Think about how wonderful this world could be if we all saw it through the eyes of a child.” Blurb: “ All of the Land of Stories fairy tale characters--heroes and villains--are no longer confined within their world! With mayhem brewing in the Big Apple, Conner and Alex will have to win their biggest battle yet.… Continue reading The Land Of Stories: Worlds Collide – Chris Colfer

review, young adult

A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness

“You be as angry as you need to be,” she said. “Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Not your Grandma, not your Dad, no one. And if you need to break things, then by God, you break them good and hard.”   Blurb: “The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t… Continue reading A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness

fantasy, review, young adult

Traitor To The Throne – Alwyn Hamilton

“This was what the desert did to us. It made us dreamers with weapons.”   Blurb: “Mere months ago, gunslinger Amani al'Hiza fled her dead-end hometown on the back of a mythical horse with the mysterious foreigner Jin, seeking only her own freedom. Now she's fighting to liberate the entire desert nation of Miraji from… Continue reading Traitor To The Throne – Alwyn Hamilton

fantasy, review

Nevernight – Jay Kristoff

“You’ll be a rumour. A whisper. The thought that wakes the bastards of this world sweating in the night. The last thing you will ever be in this world, girl, is someone’s hero.”   Blurb: “In a land where three suns almost never set, a fledging killer joins a school of assassins, seeking vengeance against… Continue reading Nevernight – Jay Kristoff

fantasy, review, young adult

Mist And Whispers – C.M.Lucas

“Is it so far out there to believe there could be another world alongside ours? Think, how many stories have we read that have taken place in other worlds?”   Blurb: “In the West-English town of Little Wolf Green, Scott’s bookshop is about to close down. Convinced the bookshop holds the key to her mother’s… Continue reading Mist And Whispers – C.M.Lucas

fantasy, review

The Queen Of The Tearling – Erika Johansen

“This is a dangerous time, Kelsea.” Carlin spoke to the window, her voice distant. “Beware of the Regent, uncle or no; he’s wanted that throne for himself since he was in the womb. But your mother’s guard are good men, and they’ll surely look after you.”   Blurb: “It was on her nineteenth birthday that… Continue reading The Queen Of The Tearling – Erika Johansen

fairytale retelling, fantasy, review, young adult

A Court Of Mist And Fury – Sarah J. Maas

“You want to save the mortal realm?” He asked. “Then become someone Prythian listens to. Become vital. Become a weapon.”   Blurb: “Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring court – but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t… Continue reading A Court Of Mist And Fury – Sarah J. Maas