Blog Tour: The Girl King, by Mimi Yu

I've been really looking forward to sharing this review with you, and now... my time has come. All hail Mimi Yu, the new queen of fantasy. Personally, I thought The Girl King had everything you could want from a fantasy YA book: mounds of excitement, some fantastic female characters, a healthy dollop of magic and a freshness that breathes …

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1st January Review: The Twisted Tree, by Rachel Burge

What happens when you mix Nordic mythology with a Neil Gaiman-esque take on a YA book? The answer is: something pretty close to The Twisted Tree. It's tense, enjoyably spooky, and takes you deep into the heart of Norwegian folklore. It's the perfect winter read, and the perfect first book for me to review this year! So …

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4 fantasy books I’m really looking forward to reading in 2019

Cometh the hour, cometh the book. And I'm really looking forward to reading these ones! 2018 has already been a smorgasbord of exciting new fantasy books (for instance, The Ember Blade, To Kill a Kingdom, and more...) but it's almost over, and now it's time to start looking ahead to 2019, and start getting hyped …

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Review: Twice Dead, by Caitlin Seal

This book works because the central concept is great. We've done necromancy before- not personally, I assure you, but in YA literature- but Twice Dead takes a new idea and runs with it, and creates something fresh and intriguing. The necromancy bit is central to the plot. Naya, the daughter of a sea captain, wakes up from …

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Review: Empress of All Seasons, by Emiko Jean

The synopsis of this book looked great from the off, so I was extra excited to see that it had been accepted on Netgalley! So excited, in fact, that I skipped the rest of my TBR and went straight to this. What's new. And Empress of All Seasons definitely delivered... kind of! The first thing you …

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