• Veneration of the Hunter, Ren Behan, book review

    Veneration of the Hunter

    Hi everyone, I hope you’re all well and that you’re finding ways to cope during this crisis. My family have been posting rainbows to their windows, while others have been getting even more creative. However, I’m not here today to focus on the pandemic, but on a new book that really touched my heart: Veneration of the Hunter, by Ren Behan. About A seventeen year old hunter has gone into the woods to make his first kill. It is tradition among his people, serving to…

  • Special, chino chakanga, book review

    Special by Chino Chakanga

    Hi guys, it’s lovely to speak to you again. The sun is shining here in England and it feels like a wonderful day for a new review. Today, I’m reviewing a book very close to my heart: Special, by Chino Chakanga.   About Special, by Chino Chakanga is an inspiring tale following teenager Hope, the girl who never developed any special abilities, unlike her peers. Diagnosed with ADSD (Ability Dysfunction Spectrum Disorder), Hope spends most of her time seeing doctors who hope to ‘fix’ her.…

  • Tomorrows End, science fiction

    Tomorrow’s End

    Hi guys, how are you? It’s been a drizzly week here so far, so fingers crossed the little bit of sun here today stays. Today, I’m excited to be reviewing Tomorrow’s End, by G. R. Morris, a gripping science fiction novel. With plenty of action, the book delves deep into the idea of an alien-controlled Earth. The front cover caught my eye first, with its gorgeous artwork. Looking at it, so many ideas flit through my mind. What do you think of the artwork? About…

  • the hazel wood, melissa albert

    The Hazel Wood

    Hi guys, I hope you’re all having a lovely week so far. Today, I’m super excited to be reviewing The Hazel Wood, by Melissa Albert.   About The Hazel Wood follows Alice, a teenage obsessed with learning about her mysterious grandmother, the author Althea Proserpine. All her life, Alice and her mother Ella have run from ‘back luck’, moving constantly to new places until at seventeen years old, that same ‘bad luck’ finally starts to make sense to Alice. When Alice’s mother disappears, Alice sets…

  • The Midnight Before Me, Elizabeth Lo

    The Midnight Before Me (Fantasy)

    Hi guys, I hope you’re well. Today, I’m reviewing The Midnight Before Me, by Elizabeth Lo.   About The Midnight Before Me, by Elizabeth Lo is a fantasy novel filled with magical tragedy. Set in the country of Galviton, Midnight Thunder wants only to die, to be free from her power of regeneration that keeps her coming back, when she is called upon to save her country from a terrible curse. The story follows several points of view, the most significant being of: -Midnight Thunder…

  • death warden, C. J. Shilling, epic fantasy,bookish beyond,book review

    Death Warden

    Morning guys, how are you? It’s been a busy week here in Eastern England and I’m ready to delve into another review. Today, I’m looking at Epic Fantasy novel Death Warden, by C. J. Shilling. Intro Death Warden, by C. J. Shilling is an Epic Fantasy novel, which was published in November, 2019. The story follows Reen, a young woman who is desperate to have a normal life after becoming a Death Warden at a young age. Sick of her dark duties which have her…

  • the wicked deep, shea ernshaw

    The Wicked Deep, by Shea Ernshaw

    Morning, I hope you’re all well. Today, I’m excited to be reviewing The Wicked deep, by Shea Ernshaw. If you’ve got your favourite drink to hand and are nice and comfortable, then let’s dive right in. Summary The Wicked Deep, by Shea Ernshaw is a dark fantasy novel with supernatural elements set in the isolated town of Sparrow. For two centuries, the Swan Sisters’ curse has plagued the town. Each year, the spirits of the swan sisters possess an unsuspecting young girl to do their…

  • State of Resistance, David Korson

    State of Resistance, by David Korson

    Happy belated New Year. I hope you had a wonderful holiday season, with lots of great food and company. Today, I’m happy to finally be reviewing the final installment in The State of Refuge Trilogy, by author David Korson. About State of Resistance is the long-awaited finale of the State of Refuge trilogy by David Korson. The story follows our beloved cast of characters from books one and two as they seek out a cure for the infamous alpha dust. As always, things never go…

  • Anybody want to play war

    Anybody Want to Play War

    Hi guys, happy belated Christmas. I hope you’re all enjoying the festive season. Today, I’ll be discussing the short literary tale, Anybody Want to Play War, by Tommy. B. Smith. So, if you’re all settled, with your favourite drink by your side, let’s dive in. Summary In 1980, young Bryce Gallo is mauled by a rogue dog, leaving a nasty scar on his face. When he gets suspended from school for three days, Bryce decides to run away, finding himself a job in the process,…

  • The Outcasts, Misty Hayes, Fantasy Book

    The Outcasts: The Blood Dagger

    Hi guys, I hope you’re well this holiday season. Today, i’m reviewing The Outcasts: The Blood Dagger (Volume One), by Misty Hayes. If you love a good Paranormal Fantasy read, then this may be the one for you.   Story The Outcasts: The Blood Dagger follows young Larna Collins on a summer trip to England. With her father having left years ago, Larna hopes she can find clues as to his whereabouts. However, upon arriving in England, she finds herself in mysterious company, and soon…