February 2020 Reading Sum-Up

This month was a hard month of reading for me (in many ways): Valentine’s Day (aka Hell Week if you’re a florist - which I am so..), just- wow okay. I think the shortest shift I did was like 12.5 hours so there was a major black hole in the middle of february that was … Continue reading February 2020 Reading Sum-Up

One of Us is Next – Book Review

4.5/5 - an amazing cast of new characters (with appearances from some old favourites), a thrilling plot and one of the most satisfying endings I’ve read in the genre, McManus’ sequel to One of Us is Lying is absolutely binge-worthy Title: One of Us is Next Author: Karen M. McManus Publisher: Delacorte Press   Year: … Continue reading One of Us is Next – Book Review

The Dragon’s Heart (ARC) – Book Review

4/5 stars - vivid world building, a masterful plot and a heartbreaking cliff-hanger of an ending are just some of my favourite things about Alysha King's sequel to her debut novel, The Order of the Rose Title: The Dragon's Heart Author: Alysha King Publisher: Self published Year: 2019 Genre: YA Fantasy Pages: 334 Synopsis: A prophecy … Continue reading The Dragon’s Heart (ARC) – Book Review

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder – Book Review

5/5 stars - I love a good “whodunnit” and with her hilarious and loveable protagonist, her magnificently plotted-plot and her surprisingly creepy atmosphere, Holly Jackson has written one of the best YA “whodunnits” I’ve ever read!!! Title: A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder Author: Holly Jackson Publisher: Electric Monkey Year: 2019 Genre: YA Mystery/Thriller Pages: 433 … Continue reading A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder – Book Review

These Vicious Masks – Book Review

5/5 stars - Everything from the setting to the banter, from the mystery to the magic and even the little sprinkle of romance on top made These Vicious Masks a delightful, un-put-downable read Title: These Vicious Masks Author: Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas Publisher: Swoon Reads Year: 2016 Genre: YA Fantasy/Historical Fiction/Romance Pages: 298 Synopsis: … Continue reading These Vicious Masks – Book Review

The Gems of Elsana – Book Review

4/5 stars - A vibrant cast of heroes, a brutal quest across the land, and a princess that most certainly does not need saving (thank you very much) are but a few of the wonderful things to expect in Christian Sterling’s new novel. Title: The Gems of Elsana Author: Christian Sterling Publisher: Self-published Year: 2019 … Continue reading The Gems of Elsana – Book Review

The Order of the Rose – Book Review

3.5/5 - loyal friendships, spell-binding action and epic magic-use are among some of the things this wonderful little book has to offer. Title: The Order of the Rose Author: Alysha King Publisher: Self published Year: 2013/2015 Genre: YA Fantasy Pages: 413 Synopsis: “You possess a power as great as that of the false Empress. You … Continue reading The Order of the Rose – Book Review

Winterhued – Book Review

5 stars - a fierce princess, a knight in (not-so) shining armour, magical unicorns and a vengeful dragon. E. H. Alger’s Winterhued has all the magical components of a classic fairytale with just the right amount of dark imagery and humorous wit sprinkled on top. Title: Winterhued Author: E. H. Alger Publisher: self-published Year: 2018 … Continue reading Winterhued – Book Review