2018 Book Challenge Update: Part 1

Hi guys! At the start of the year I set my reading goal to 30 books, 5 more than last year’s goal and 3 more than I actually managed to read last year. I thought it was about time I shared some of what I’ve read. A Long Way to a Small Angry Plant | … Continue reading 2018 Book Challenge Update: Part 1

Book Wrap Up 2017

I read a total of 32 books this year, by authors from more than 12 countries, across multiple genres. Not a bad innings, by my count. 😉 Here is my very subjective, in no way definitive ranking of every book I read this year. But first, a quick best and worst.   Favourite Read of … Continue reading Book Wrap Up 2017

“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

Royal Blood – A Review on Fiona McIntosh’s Valisar Books

First cab off the rank in my summer review series is Fiona McIntosh's Royal Exile and Tyrant's Blood. The rather brutal tale of a prince whose family is killed by an invading barbarian and his attempts to regain his throne, Royal Exile and Tyrant's Blood include plenty of mystery, secrets and magic. I am admittedly cheating … Continue reading Royal Blood – A Review on Fiona McIntosh’s Valisar Books