The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) by Holly Black

Title: The Cruel Prince Author: Holly Black Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal Pages: 384 Publishing date: 02/01/18 My rating: ★☆☆☆☆ Have you ever been to a concert by a band you really like and ended up disappointed by their performance? I hope not; it’s such a lonely, guilty kind of feeling… Well, my experience with…

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

    Title: The Wicked Deep Author: Shea Ernshaw Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal Pages: 320 Publishing date: 06/03/18 (UK) My rating: ★★★★☆ The Wicked Deep drowned everything around me while I was reading it (pun absolutely intended). It’s so entertaining you’ll feel tempted to pick it up again right after you’ve put it down. Who knows, maybe…

The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale

      Title: The Toymakers Author: Robert Dinsdale Genres: Fantasy; Historical Fiction; Magical Realism Pages: 480 Publishing date: 08/02/18 (UK) My rating: ★★★★★ I could feel the magic emanating from this book as soon as it touched my hands. It was the same kind of magic that comes with the first day of snow. The kind…

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

    Title: The Hazel Wood Author: Melissa Albert Genres: Fantasy; Young Adult; Thriller Pages: 368 Publishing date: 30/01/18 (US); 08/02/18 (UK) My rating: ★★★★★     The Hazel Wood made me feel the same way I used to whenever I wanted a coke from a vending machine in college and it handed me the coke AND a…

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

This is the third time I’ve tried to write a review for this book. It’s a hard thing to do when you can’t believe it’s already over. You tend to go into denial if you hate endings like I do. Synopsis Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who…

Tomb Raider: The Ten Thousand Immortals by Dan Abnett & Nik Vincent

“She was back on the island. On Yamatai. A hellish storm raged all around her.” The Ten Thousand Immortals is a Tomb Raider novel released in 2014, written by Dan Abnett and Nik Vincent. It tells the story of Lara Croft coping with her life after returning from the island of Yamatai. The novel takes…

Maybe a Fox by Kathi Appelt & Alison McGhee

“Where do you go when you die? Maybe you turn into wind. Maybe you turn into stars. Maybe you turn into a firefly and light up the night.” Synopsis Jules and her older sister Sylvie are very close and enjoy living in their rural Vermont property with their father. They like spending time with Sam,…

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

“Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” What a wonderful book. That’s what I thought when I finished this famous work. I confess that I was afraid I would think of it as yet another overrated classic everyone pretends to like but…

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1) by Cassandra Clare

As readers, we risk being swallowed up by many worlds. This is, like all of Cassandra Clare’s worlds always are, a sad and tremendously beautiful one. Synopsis 1878, London. Tessa Gray discovers the city’s supernatural underworld whilst looking for her missing brother. With the help of Shadowhunters – the demon-slayers who will turn her life…