Children of Virtue and Vengeance – Tomi Adeyemi [Book Review]

The second in the Legacy of Orïsha series, Children of Virtue and Vengeance continues the story of Zélie and Amari, who, together, have brought magic back to Orïsha. Although the maji have regained their powers, nobles with magical ancestry now find themselves able to use magic as well, presenting even more dangers for the two young women.Continue reading “Children of Virtue and Vengeance – Tomi Adeyemi [Book Review]”

The Testaments – Margaret Atwood

The Testaments is the sequel to Atwood’s outstanding novel. The Handmaid’s Tale, and takes us further into Gilead, allowing us to see more of the messed up, dystopian world ruled by the Sons of Jacob. While The Handmaid’s Tale was told through one POV (Offred), The Testaments is told through three – Aunt Lydia, whoContinue reading “The Testaments – Margaret Atwood”

Blogmas #8: End of Year Book Tag

Again, big thanks to Jenn, for pointing me in the direction of her Blogmas list. One of the suggestions there was for an End of Year Book Tag, and you can read her post here. If you read my previous tag post, you’ll know I don’t often do book tag things, but I did enjoyContinue reading “Blogmas #8: End of Year Book Tag”

Season of Wonder – Edited by Paula Guran

Season of Wonder is a winter holiday themed anthology, bringing together fantasy and science fiction stories centred around the darkest months. Christmas isn’t the only holiday contained in these stories, but it is the most prominent. Still, as a whole, I think this is a great festive read. The stories vary enough to give a littleContinue reading “Season of Wonder – Edited by Paula Guran”

Blogmas #7: Favourite 2019 Books Part 2

Welcome to the second part of my favourite books of 2019! As explained in Part One, these aren’t books published this year, but books I’ve read this year, with one book picked from each month, and a note of other books I read that month so you can see what it was stacked up against.Continue reading “Blogmas #7: Favourite 2019 Books Part 2”

Blogmas #7: Favourite 2019 Books Part 1

Yes, I’m a little behind, but I’m not going to stress about it. I’m not doing every day, anyway, so skipping a few days or falling behind doesn’t mean I’m going to stop doing Blogmas. We’ll just see how it goes. 2019 has been a really good year for me, in terms of reading. I’veContinue reading “Blogmas #7: Favourite 2019 Books Part 1”

Tabitha Sparks and the Door to Everywhere – Jae El Foster [Audiobook Review]

I don’t really listen to audiobooks, but I was approached very kindly by Kathleen Powell, the narrator for Tabitha Sparks and the Door to Everywhere, and asked if I would be interested in reviewing the audiobook. I decided I would give it a go. Blurb Intelligent, kind Tabitha Sparks has a wonderful life, with loving parents,Continue reading “Tabitha Sparks and the Door to Everywhere – Jae El Foster [Audiobook Review]”

Blogmas #6: 2019 Wrap Up & 2020 Goals

One: I know I skipped day five. Two: This will possibly go up late. Re the first point, I couldn’t think of much for the prompt (gifts) and I said at the start I wasn’t going to push myself to post every day. I’ve been feeling under the weather this week, so I avoided rushingContinue reading “Blogmas #6: 2019 Wrap Up & 2020 Goals”

Blogmas #4: Bookish Naughty or Nice List

I’ve really been looking forward to this one! And you should check out Jenn’s original list from 2017, too. Received an ARC and not reviewed it  X I will read them all! I just…got swamped, a little more quickly than I expected. I went from having no ARCs, never having touched an ARC, to having…aContinue reading “Blogmas #4: Bookish Naughty or Nice List”

Blogmas #3: Christmas Reads

Day 3. How did we get here so quick? Work’s ramping up, Christmas is looming and now I start panicking about who I haven’t got presents for. While we’re here, I just want to say a huge thanks to Jenn over at Jenniely, who pointed me in the direction of her Blogmas list. Go check out herContinue reading “Blogmas #3: Christmas Reads”