“Someday we will be more than words in the dark” – Snow Like Ashes Review

Author: Sara Raasch Series: Snow Like Ashes (Book 1) Genre: Young adult; fantasy Rating: 4/5   “…even though I’ve never seen Winter or its enslaved people or set foot on its soil, I’m expected to sacrifice everything, because until Winter is free I don’t matter.” Meira is an orphan - by some stroke of fate … Continue reading “Someday we will be more than words in the dark” – Snow Like Ashes Review

“She looked down and plotted flames” – And I Darken Review

Author: Kiersten White Series: The Conqueror’s Saga (Book 1) Genre: Young adult; historical Rating: 4/5 “The question becomes, Daughter of the Dragon, what will you sacrifice? What will you let be taken away so that you, too, can have power?” Lada and her brother Radu are the neglected children of the incompetent ruler of Wallachia. … Continue reading “She looked down and plotted flames” – And I Darken Review

“The night was screams, and the smell of gunpowder” – Rebel of the Sands Review

Author: Alwyn Hamilton Genre: Fantasy Rating: 3/5 “Tell me that’s how you want your story to go and we’ll write it straight across the sand.” Rebel in the Sands is a young adult fantasy by debut author Alwyn Hamilton, a globe-trotting Canadian who can list Cambridge graduate amongst her credentials. It follows Amani, a young girl stuck … Continue reading “The night was screams, and the smell of gunpowder” – Rebel of the Sands Review