The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark, one-of-a-kind fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore. The Jazz Age is in full swing, but Casiopea Tun is too busy cleaning the floors of her wealthy grandfather’s house to listen to any fast tunes. Nevertheless, she dreams of … Continue reading Blog Tour – Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Review!
WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam over on Taking on a World of Words. The idea is pretty simple, every week you dedicate a post to the three W’s: What are you currently reading? What have you just finished reading? What are you going to read next? I've been super hectic recently so … Continue reading WWW Wednesday
Hello fellow bookworms! I'm ridiculously picky with what I would class at Auto-Buy authors. I have to have enjoyed every book of theirs I've read, if there was one I was iffy about then I'm generally more wary with picking up other books they write. That being said, I definitely do have authors who's books … Continue reading Auto-buy authors – Top Ten Tuesday
Rules Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf. Order on ascending date added. Take the first 5 (or 10 (or even more!) if you’re feeling adventurous) books. Of course, if you do this weekly, you start where you left off the last time. Read the synopses of the books Decide: keep it or should it go? Considering this … Continue reading Down the TBR hole #5
This week I've decided to focus on maybe a lesser known fantasy series, but one I loved! I haven't heard many reviews for this one but I was sucked in the world the author built (and I'm definitely due a re-read.) Kelsea Glynn sat very still, watching the troop approach her homestead. The men rode … Continue reading First Lines Friday!
In the aftermath of the Third Poppy War, shaman and warrior Rin is on the run: haunted by the atrocity she committed to end the war, addicted to opium, and hiding from the murderous commands of her vengeful god, the fiery Phoenix. Her only reason for living is to get revenge on the traitorous Empress … Continue reading The Dragon Republic – ARC Review
We've all had that moment right. When you find a character you love that much they feel like a friend, you empathise with them and live for the parts of the book that they're in... and then the author goes and kills them off. This has happened to me too many times to count, and … Continue reading I can’t believe you killed them! – Top Ten Tuesday
I was lucky enough to get picked to take part in Caffeine Book Tours blog tour for A Shifting of Stars. This post will include my review, an exclusive excerpt from the book, and a chance to enter an international giveaway for either a copy of this amazing book or an Amazon voucher. Kathy Kimbray … Continue reading Blog Tour – A Shifting of Stars
First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first … Continue reading First Lines Friday
Maia Tamarin dreams of becoming the greatest tailor in the land, but as a girl, the best she can hope for is to marry well. When a royal messenger summons her ailing father, once a tailor of renown, to court, Maia poses as a boy and takes his place. She knows her life is forfeit … Continue reading Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim- Book Review