Book Review: What Beauty There Is – Cory Anderson

Publisher: PenguinFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: April 6th, 2021 Rating: 3/5 Stars Blog Tour Review For those who caught my stop on the blog tour for this book, you’ll know that at the time of posting I hadn’t actually finished the whole book. Well, now I have, so I thought best to provide a sort of ‘secondContinue reading “Book Review: What Beauty There Is – Cory Anderson”

Graphic Novel Review: iZombie, Volume 3: Six Feet Under and Rising

Publisher: VertigoFormat: TPBRelease Date: February 1st, 2012 Rating: 5/5 Stars Volume 1 Review / Volume 2 Review Once again, as much as I love the iZombie TV show, I am slightly disappointed we don’t get to see this on the screen. This being Gwen’s ‘adventures’ as a zombie, helping the dead complete unfinished business, withContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: iZombie, Volume 3: Six Feet Under and Rising”

That Dreaded TBR #10

It has been way too long since I have done one of these. The last one was all the way back in November, but now I’m sort of caught up on reviews and stuff, I’m going to try and get some non-review stuff written and scheduled. Hopefully I can get in a position where I’mContinue reading “That Dreaded TBR #10”

Kate in Waiting – Becky Albertalli [WriteReads Blog Tour]

Blurb From bestselling YA rom-com queen Becky Albertalli (author of Love, Simon) comes a new novel about daring to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight in love, life and theatre.[PRINCIPAL CAST LIST]Kate GarfieldAnderson Walker Best friends, and contrary to popular belief, not co-dependent. Examples: Carpooling to and from theatre rehearsals? Environmentally sound and efficient.Consulting eachContinue reading “Kate in Waiting – Becky Albertalli [WriteReads Blog Tour]”

Book Review: Malice – Heather Walter

Publisher: Del Ray UKFormat: MOBIRelease Date: April 13th, 2021 Rating: 5/5 Stars This book deserves every single star, plus more. Heather Walter takes fairy tales and tweaks them, not so much they’re unrecognisable, but enough to separate them from the Disney versions we know and love. Malice is beautiful and dark and powerful, much likeContinue reading “Book Review: Malice – Heather Walter”

The Lore of Prometheus Spotlight! [BBNYA 2020 Winner]

Blurb John Carver has three rules: Don’t drink in the daytime, don’t gamble when the luck has gone, and don’t talk to the dead people who come to visit. It has been almost five years since the incident in Kabul. Since the magic stirred within him and the stories began. Fleeing the army, running fromContinue reading “The Lore of Prometheus Spotlight! [BBNYA 2020 Winner]”

Newsletter!

Some of you may be aware that along with this blog, my own writing, and co-running Divination Hollow, I also do Freelance Editing. Through this, I’ve helped a number of authors polish and shine their work. You can find out more information at my website. So as part of my editing service, I’m now alsoContinue reading “Newsletter!”

Fid’s Crusade – David H. Reiss [BBNYA Blog Tour]

Yet another BBNYA finalist, and my favourite of the three I read. Fid’s Crusade is powerful, charged, and emotional, with a really intriguing take on the superhero mythos. It takes a similar view to The Boys (graphic novel and TV show) when it comes to so-called heroes, but it’s handled in such a different way,Continue reading “Fid’s Crusade – David H. Reiss [BBNYA Blog Tour]”

Body of Stars – Laura Maylene Walter

Publisher: Hodder & StoughtonFormat: MOBIRelease Date: March 18th, 2021 Rating: 4/5 Stars [Please note, due to the topics in this book and recent events, this review contains discussions of rape culture, sexual assault, and the abduction of women] At times, Body of Stars isn’t an easy read, with many of the moments Celeste experiences feelingContinue reading “Body of Stars – Laura Maylene Walter”

The Lost Apothecary – Sarah Penner

Publisher: Legend PressFormat: MOBIRelease Date: March 2nd, 2021 Rating: 5/5 Stars Told in dual timelines, The Lost Apothecary explores the lives of three different women, their lives connected over the centuries by a single unlucky vial. In 1791, Nella serves the women in her community, issuing medicines where needed, but more often selling poisons, forContinue reading “The Lost Apothecary – Sarah Penner”