Spellslinger (Spellslinger #1) by Sebastien de Castell

  Title: Spellslinger (Spellslinger #1) Author: Sebastien de Castell Genres: Fantasy, Magic Target audience: Young adults Pages: 416 Published on: 07/04/2017 (UK) My rating: ★★★★★     “History is written by the victors, but the truth has a way of revealing itself. Magic is neither good nor evil, it is how we use it that…

The Dollmaker of Krakow by R. M. Romero

  Title: The Dollmaker of Krakow Author: R. M. Romero Genres: Historical Fiction, Fantasy Target audience: Children’s (Middle Grade) (just kidding, don’t let your kids read this) Pages: 288 Publication date: 05/10/2017 (UK) My rating: ★★★★★ If you like getting your heart reduced to nothing, read this book.   Synopsis Karolina is a living doll whose…

Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1) by Neal Shusterman

  Title: Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1) Author: Neal Shusterman Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult, Dystopia Pages: 448 Publication date: 01/02/2018 (UK) My rating: ★★★★★ The perfect world. The perfect book.      Synopsis In a world where disease, war and crime have been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed (“gleaned”) by professional scythes….

A list of books with amazing female protagonists

Happy International Women’s Day, people! If you’re a woman, make sure you remember how powerful and capable you are not only today but especially today. If you’re a man, make sure every single woman in your life feels your support, because it is important. Now, if you need to be reminded of the existence of…

Warcross (Warcross #1) by Marie Lu

  Title: Warcross (Warcross #1) Author: Marie Lu Genres: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Dystopia Pages: 368 Published on: 12th September 2017 My rating: ★★★★★ If you love video games, there is nothing better than reading a book that really explores every little thing you can experience when you’re playing. Warcross is that book….

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: 08/03/18 (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…

A-Z Bookish Tag

Okay, I’m bored so I’m going to do a fun bookish tag because I have a lot of things to do but procrastinating is much better! I found this tag on Brittany’s blog (Perfectly Tolerable), one of my most recent follows, and I just couldn’t resist it. Here are my answers: A. Author you’ve read…

Books I Should Have Read Last Year But Didn’t

Last year, I managed to read 47 books, which is a great accomplishment for a slow reader like me. What can I say, I’m not the kind of person who can read 5 books in two days (if that’s even possible…) My initial goal for 2017 was 45 and this year I’m still aiming for…

Top 10 Most Anticipated Fantasy Reads of 2018

New year, lots of new books! Although I haven’t managed to finish a single book this month because of everything that’s been going on in my messy life, my neverending to-be-read list is still growing a little bit more every day – and the new additions to the pile are very exciting. There are so…