Leigh Bardugo

Crooked Kingdom – crooked indeed!

Author: Leigh Bardugo | Publisher: Orion Welcome to the world of the Grisha. Kaz Brekker and his crew of deadly outcasts have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they're right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly weakened,… Continue reading Crooked Kingdom – crooked indeed!

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Zen Cho

Can Zen Cho’s ‘The True Queen’ avoid the second book curse…?

Author: Zen Cho | Publisher: Penguin Random House The enchanted island of Janda Baik, in the Malay Archipelago, has long been home to witches. And Muna and her sister Sakti wake on its shores under a curse, which has quite stolen away their memories. Their only hope of salvation lies in distant Britain, where the… Continue reading Can Zen Cho’s ‘The True Queen’ avoid the second book curse…?

Monthly Wrap Up

Month in Review {March}

Largely due to doing my Zero Waste Challenge week, I seem to have read an awful lot of non-fiction “how to” type books this month. There was a definite lack of quality fiction! I’m about 70% through my Goodreads Challenge, and only three months into the year! I would say this was a matter of… Continue reading Month in Review {March}

Book to Screen Challenge, Tess Gerritson

The Surgeon

Author: Tess Gerritsen | Publisher: Bantam I watched ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ when it first came out. It was actually one of my favourite shows for a while. I can’t really remember what possessed me to buy The Surgeon (the first book in the series on which the TV show was based), but there it was… Continue reading The Surgeon

Jeff Wheeler

Storm Glass

Author: Jeff Wheeler | Publisher: 47 North Storm Glass was a recommendation from Asha @A Cat, A Book, and a Cup of Tea. One of the great things about this bookish community - I get so many fantastic recommendations for books from other bloggers’ reviews! Asha definitely had some issues with it, but her review… Continue reading Storm Glass

AJ Pearce, Annie Hawes, Genevieve Cogman, J.K. Rowling, Philip Pullman, Sue Grafton, Top Ten Tuesday

Switch Places with Me? Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted over @That Artsy Reader Girl. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Characters I’d Like to Switch Places With There are way too many to count for this list... But off the top of my head: Chloe… Continue reading Switch Places with Me? Top Ten Tuesday

Connect 5 Books Challenge

Who are your heroes? Connect Five {Feb}

Connect Five Books is hosted over @The Book Date. It’s all about finding connections between the books you read. Kathryn @The Book Date posts up a link on the last Wednesday of the month, which will stay open until the day before the next month’s link up goes live. If you want to join in,… Continue reading Who are your heroes? Connect Five {Feb}