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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments #5) by Cassandra Clare

Synopsis What price is too high to pay, even for love? When Jace and Clary meet again, Clary is horrified to discover that the Lilith’s magic has bound Jace together with her evil brother Sebastian, and that Jace has become a servant of evil. The Clave is out to destroy Sebastian, but there is no…

Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass #1) by Sarah J. Maas

Let’s talk about what’s in now: courts and thrones and badass girls. Synopsis After serving out a year of hard labour in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a…