Red Sister

Author: Mark Lawrence | Publisher: Harper Voyager It’s not until you’re broken that you find your sharpest edge “I was born for killing – the gods made me to ruin” At the Convent of Sweet Mercy young girls are raised to be killers. In a few the old bloods show, gifting talents rarely seen since…

December Book Bingo – Week One

In case you missed it, it was my 6-month blog-iversary this month. And I decided to celebrate by throwing a little competition… Anddd December Book Bingo was born! The winner gets a £25 Amazon voucher, to help them add to their own TBR – so it’s worth joining in! The competition starts on 1st December,…

The Masked City

Author: Genevieve Cogman | Publisher: Pan I read The Invisible Library, the first book in the series, a couple of weeks ago and absolutely loved it. I was so excited when The Masked City arrived, and I could continue the adventure with Irene, Kai and Vale! My review of The Invisible Library. There’s always a…

Ghosts of Gotham

Author: Craig Schaefer | Publisher: 47North Irresistibly drawn to mysteries, if only to debunk them, reporter Lionel Page exposes supernatural frauds, swindlers, and charlatans. His latest case is an obsession—at least for an ancient and wealthy heiress: verify the authenticity of a lost Edgar Allan Poe manuscript circulating through New York City’s literary underworld. But…

December Book Haul

I have a little tradition… Maybe you have the same one? Every pay day, I allow myself one day to splurge my money, piss it up the wall, binge spend on Amazon, eat crappy takeaway that costs too much money. One day. Just one. And, predictably, as well as eating food I know isn’t good…

The Invisible Library

Author: Genevieve Cogman | Publisher: Pan Macmillan OMG did I love this book! I stayed up reading it last night until I genuinely could not keep my eyes open any longer. Could not put it down. I’ve been hearing about The Invisible Library series for a while, and I really can’t remember now why I…

A Wizard of Earthsea

Author: Ursula K. Le Guin | Publisher: Penguin The Earthsea books are one of those classic works of fantasy, in the same vein as Lord of the Rings or His Dark Materials, which are raved about by pretty much everyone. And Ursula K. Le Guin has achieved near-godlike status among fantasy fans. I’ve heard so…

Magick & Mayhem

Author: Sharon Pape | Publisher: Lyrical Underground Thanks to changing jobs, I’m now working crazy long hours, in an open plan office, which means I don’t get the opportunity to read as much anymore. So long, super serious books have gone on the back burner. I just can’t bring myself to start something I know…

Six of Crows

Author: Leigh Bardugo | Publisher: Macmillan Better late than never, Ashley and I finally found the time to have a chat about our Book Club book for August: Six of Crows… Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price–and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy…

Tempests and Slaughter

Author: Tamora Pierce | Publisher: Harper Voyager I received Tempests and Slaughter as an ARC, and was super excited. Firstly, Harper Voyager have published some of my all-time favourite books. So, ok, maybe I was fan-girling a little… And I have fond memories of reading Tamora Pierce books as a kid. Unfortunately, I have to…