For the Immortal Review

For the Immortal by Emily Hauser If you’ve read my review of the previous book in this trilogy, For the Winner, you’ll know that I LOVE Emily Hauser’s writing of Greek myths from a female perspective. Seriously, I found out she is a lecturer of classics at Exeter university and began considering it to applyContinue reading “For the Immortal Review”

The Queen of Nothing Review

The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black The Queen of Nothing. The final book in the Folk of the Air trilogy. Wow. Somehow I always forget how much I love Holly Black’s books until I read the next one, and fall back in love even faster than before. The Queen of Nothing follows Jude asContinue reading “The Queen of Nothing Review”

Sword and Pen review

Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine Having finished the previous one in this series January 2019, I was very excited because I loved this series but also had no idea what’s going on. Thankfully within the first chapter I was reacquainted with the characters of the series, as well as The Great Library of AlexandriaContinue reading “Sword and Pen review”

My writing: an introduction

Hello everyone! Like a lot of readers, I am also a big fan of writing my own stuff, and I definitely want to talk about both writing and reading on my blog so I thought I’d start with an introduction before I throw you in the deep end with my ramblings. I have two mainContinue reading “My writing: an introduction”

Children of Virtue and Vengeance Review

Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi Children of Virtue and Vengeance is the second book in the Children of Orisha series. The novel starts just after the events of the previous book, continuing the incredible tale of Zelie, Inan and Amari and the struggle of the maji. This book was quite different inContinue reading “Children of Virtue and Vengeance Review”

Renegades Review

Renegades by Marissa Meyer This story is an interesting and original take on the traditional superheroes vs villains fight, similar in its uniqueness to Marissa Meyer’s other retellings including The lunar chronicles and Heartless, one of my favourite books. Renegades matched the other books in being very readable and engaging.The origins of the prodigies’ powersContinue reading “Renegades Review”

The Tyrant's Tomb

The Tyrant’s Tomb by Rick Riordan. For more of me saying how much I love Rick Riordan, check out my previous post! ‘We didn’t count the dead. They weren’t numbers. They were people we had known, friends we had fought with.” What a line. Without spoilers, my heart was broken once again in this book.Continue reading “The Tyrant's Tomb”

A Love Letter to Rick Riordan's Books

I remember the day that I bought Percy Jackson and the lightning thief. It was a world book day, and we had vouchers that allowed £1 off a book so my mum took my brothers and me to a bookshop where we could choose a book. I spent some time looking around, but nothing inContinue reading “A Love Letter to Rick Riordan's Books”