The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

The Language of Thorns is true to its word: the title promises prickly stories, the kind of tales that are capable of stealing your sleep and keep it as a hostage; and it certainly does. Summary Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts…

The Last Namsara (Iskari #1) by Kristen Ciccarelli

Synopsis Asha is a dragon-slayer. Reviled by the very people she’s sworn to protect, she kills to atone for the terrible deed she committed as a child.     One that almost destroyed her city, and left her with a terrible scar.     She wears her scar with pride, but to others, her skin tells a…

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

I should probably let a few days pass before I write this review. But it feels like I should do justice to the book and do it now. My heart is gone. It hasn’t been broken; it has been turned to dust. Beauty has that kind of power. So do certain kinds of sadness. And,…

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Synopsis It began for our narrator forty years ago when the family lodger stole their car and committed suicide in it, stirring up ancient powers best left undisturbed. Dark creatures from beyond the world are on the loose, and it will take everything our narrator has just to stay alive. There is primal horror here,…

Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices #3) by Cassandra Clare

I’ve finished this book months ago but it’s like I haven’t. Not really and not permanently. In fact, I feel like I will be forever reading it. The words seem too reluctant to leave my mind and the characters… those will always stay. Synopsis THE INFERNAL DEVICES WILL NEVER STOP COMING. A net of shadows begins…