Review: ‘Lady Midnight’ by Cassandra Clare

    Blurb from GoodReads:  In a kingdom by the sea… In a secret world where half-angel warriors are sworn to fight demons, parabatai is a sacred word. A parabatai is your partner in battle. A parabatai is your best friend. Parabatai can be everything to each other—but they can never fall in love. Emma Carstairs is a warrior, a Shadowhunter, and the…

Review: ‘The Vanishing Witch’ by Karen Maitland

Blurb from GoodReads: The reign of Richard II is troubled, the poor are about to become poorer still and landowners are lining their pockets. It’s a case of every man for himself, whatever his status or wealth. But in a world where nothing can be taken at face value, who can you trust? The dour…

#Literary Tea Party Tag!

Hi guys! Okay, so for the popular #LiteraryTeaParty tag, here is a selection of the literary characters I would prefer to have at the tea party to rule all tea parties. (Yep, definitely excited.) The best china is laid, the cucumber sandwiches, scones and jam are present, there is plenty of cake (THERE MUST ALWAYS…

Review: ‘Throne of Glass’ by Sarah J. Maas

Blurb from GoodReads:  After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin. Her…

Review: ‘Fangirl’ by Rainbow Rowell

Blurb from GoodReads: A coming-of-age tale of fan fiction, family and first love. Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan… But for Cath, being a fan is her life—and she’s really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series…

Review: ‘Angelfall’ by Susan Ee

Blurb from GoodReads:  It’s been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back. Anything, including making a…

Review: ‘Six of Crows’ by Leigh Bardugo

Blurb from GoodReads:  Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can’t pull it off alone… A…

Interview with Katie from the ‘Books and Things’ YouTube channel!

  Hi folks! I hope you’ve all been enjoying the reviews I’ve been posting lately. I’m thrilled to introduce to you Katie, a fellow writer and book vlogger from the hugely popular ‘Books and Things’ YouTube channel, to discuss vlogging, trolls, tags, all things book-related, and what literary character she would most like to be….