Ibi Zoboi

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America

Editor: Ibi Zoboi | Publisher: Harper Collins What I loved most about reading as a child, was the ability it gave you to inhabit other worlds. But somehow, as an adult, it seems I’ve forgotten to seek out those experiences. I’m sorry to say, I can’t remember the last time I read anything from a… Continue reading Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America

Ursula K. Le Guin

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… Continue reading A Wizard of Earthsea

Tamora Pierce

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… Continue reading Tempests and Slaughter

Laurie Forest

The Black Witch

Author: Laurie Forest | Publisher: Harlequin Teen The Black Witch was rather hit and miss for me. There were so many things I absolutely adored about the book, but I found it a little slow going and a little immature in parts. That being said, I hadn’t realised The Black Witch was teen fiction when… Continue reading The Black Witch

Mindee Arnett

Onyx and Ivory [Book Review]

Author: Mindee Arnett | Publisher: Harper Collins They call her Traitor Kate. It’s a title Kate Brighton inherited from her father after he tried to assassinate the high king of Rime. Cast out of the nobility, Kate now works for the royal courier service. Only the most skilled ride for the Relay and only the… Continue reading Onyx and Ivory [Book Review]

Pyre at the Eyreholme Trust Lin Darrow
Lin Darrow

Pyre at the Eyreholme Trust

Author: Lyn Darrow | Publisher: Less Than Three Press In Temperance City, the streets are ruled by spelled-up gangsters, whose magic turf wars serve as a constant backdrop to civilian life. With magic strictly regulated, Eli Coello—whip-smart jewelry salesman by day, sultry torch singer by night—has always found it advantageous to hide his magical affinity… Continue reading Pyre at the Eyreholme Trust

The Lost Sentinel Suzanne Rogerson
ARCs, Suzanne Rogerson

The Lost Sentinel [Book Review]

Author: Suzanne Rogerson | Self-published The Assembly controls Kalaya. Originally set up to govern, they now persecute those with magic and exile them to the Turrak Mountains. Tei, a tailor’s daughter, has always hidden her magic. When her father’s old friend visits and warns them to flee to the mountains she must leave her old… Continue reading The Lost Sentinel [Book Review]