A Legend Reborn: How Changing Voice Can Disorient

So a few weeks ago I wrote a rather raving review of Stephen Lawhead's Taliesin, which was written in third person. The sequel, following Merlin, the son of the main characters in Taliesin, was written in first and the change of voice shocked me, particularly as I picked it up straight after finishing the first … Continue reading A Legend Reborn: How Changing Voice Can Disorient

“Okay? Okay.” – The Fault in Our Stars Review

Author: John Green Genre: Contemporary YA Rating: 4/5 John Green's The Fault in Our Stars tells the story of sixteen year old cancer sufferer Hazel. It has been one of the most talked about books in the last 18 months and everyone I know has read it. All I knew before I started was that it was about a … Continue reading “Okay? Okay.” – The Fault in Our Stars 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