“You shall be an empress with the moon for your throne” – The Star-Touched Queen [REVIEW]

Author: Roshani Chokshi Genre: Young adult; fantasy Rating: 3.5/5 I wanted a love thick with time, as inscrutable as if a lathe had carved it from night and as familiar as the marrow in my bones. The Star-Touched Queen is the story of Mayavati, whose grim horoscope has condemned her to a life as an … Continue reading “You shall be an empress with the moon for your throne” – The Star-Touched Queen [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