Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction

The Crowns of Croswald|Fascinating magic and a wonderful world|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): In Croswald, the only thing more powerful than dark magic is one secret… For sixteen years Ivy Lovely has been hidden behind an enchanted boundary that separates the mundane from the magical. When Ivy crosses the border, her powers awaken. Curiosity leads her crashing through a series of adventures at the… Continue reading The Crowns of Croswald|Fascinating magic and a wonderful world|

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Book Review, Fantasy, Mythology

Love amidst War|The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. By all rights their paths should never cross, but Achilles takes the shamed prince as his friend, and as they grow into young men skilled in the… Continue reading Love amidst War|The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller|

Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction

Genie Magic+ Adventure= Me Grabbing some Popcorn|Eddy Stone and The Evil Genie’s Curse|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): When Eddy Stone accidentally releases a wizard from a cursed lamp, his town's wishes start coming true and his world is turned upside down. Tumbling into a land of genies, mad emperors and dancing camels, can Eddy put a stop to this wayward wishing? Another Eddy Stone adventure (It's a series… Continue reading Genie Magic+ Adventure= Me Grabbing some Popcorn|Eddy Stone and The Evil Genie’s Curse|

Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction

Book Review: HagSeed by Margaret Atwood|The Tempest Retelling|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Hag-Seed is a re-visiting of Shakespeare’s play of magic and illusion, The Tempest, and will be the fourth novel in the Hogarth Shakespeare series. The Tempest is set on a remote island full of strange noises and creatures. Here, Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, plots to restore the fortunes of his daughter Miranda… Continue reading Book Review: HagSeed by Margaret Atwood|The Tempest Retelling|

Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction

Book Review: A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J Maas

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Feyre, Rhys, and their close-knit circle of friends are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly-changed world beyond. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it, a hard-earned reprieve. Yet even the festive atmosphere can't keep the shadows of the past from looming. As Feyre navigates her first… Continue reading Book Review: A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J Maas

Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction

Crooked Kingdom: A bit too crooked for my taste?

I reviewed Six of Crows a few days back and the hangover was real. I wasted no time in reading "Crooked Kingdom" because I HAD to know how Kaz rescues Inej, and how he takes his money, his precious little (little??) box of money. "Crooked Kingdom" is another adventure (or, the continuation of a BIGGGGGGGGGGG… Continue reading Crooked Kingdom: A bit too crooked for my taste?

ARC, Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction

e-ARC Review: The Gloaming by Kirsti Logan|A different world, a different story|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Mara’s island is one of stories and magic. She knows she’ll eventually end her days atop the cliff, turned to stone and gazing out at the horizon like all the villagers that went before her, drawn by the otherworldly call of the sea. Her whole family will be there too, even her… Continue reading e-ARC Review: The Gloaming by Kirsti Logan|A different world, a different story|