Book Review: Together We Burn by Isabel Ibañez

Publisher: Titan BooksFormat: ebookRelease Date: July 5th, 2022Genre: Fantasy – Historical – RomanceGoodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars I’ll admit I was completely and utterly swept away by this book. Set in a fantasy version of Spain, where instead of bulls, they fight dragons, Zarela is the daughter of a flamenco dancer and a Dragonador. Her fatherContinue reading “Book Review: Together We Burn by Isabel Ibañez”

Graphic Novel Review: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 1969

by Alan Moore, Kevin O’Neill (Illustrator)Publisher: Knockabout ComicsFormat: PaperbackGenre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Alternate HistoryRelease Date: April 1st, 2011Goodreads Rating: 2/5 Stars I feel like I am too far into this series to back out now, but seriously, what is this? I gave this a two star on Goodreads, which they suggest translates as ‘it was okay’, and ifContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 1969”

Top Ten Bookish Wishes

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. You might notice I didn’t do Top Ten Tuesday lastContinue reading “Top Ten Bookish Wishes”

That Dreaded TBR #37

Another instalment of “Elle really needs to get the number on her Want to Read down”. Did you know Goodreads shelves get super buggy when you have too many books? Yeah, a long time ago, when I used to regularly check the recommendations because they were actually really good, I found something interesting: a bookContinue reading “That Dreaded TBR #37”

Quick Fire Fantasy Book Tag

I saw this fun looking tag over at Papertea & Bookflowers, so make sure you go check out their blog. The tag was created by The Bookworm Dreamer. I love fantasy books, of all kinds, so when I saw this tag I knew I had to give it a go. As usual I won’t tag anyone,Continue reading “Quick Fire Fantasy Book Tag”

Graphic Novel Review: Fables, Vol 2 – Animal Farm

by Bill Willingham, and artists Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha, James JeanPublisher: VertigoRelease Date: 2003Genre: Fantasy/Urban Fantasy Rating: 5/5 Stars Fables, Volume 1: Legends in Exile Review What to do when you are driven out of your homelands, and a section of your society cannot hide among the humans? Well, in Fables, the answer is simple:Continue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Fables, Vol 2 – Animal Farm”

About Esbat: A Bookish Podcast

For anyone who may not have seen it, I have a new project! Along with my good friend Regi (one of the Divination Hollow contributors), I host Esbat: A Bookish Podcast. So far we have four episodes out (including the introduction episode) and release every two weeks. We’re really enjoying ourselves with this so far,Continue reading “About Esbat: A Bookish Podcast”

BBNYA Blog Tour: May Day by Josie Jaffrey

Publisher: Silver Sun BooksLength: 392 PagesDate Published: July 9, 2020Amazon: Canada / US / UK GoodreadsAuthor Website Blurb If the murderer you’re tracking is a vampire, then you want a vampire detective. Just maybe not this one. It’s not that Jack Valentine is bad at her job. The youngest member of Oxford’s Seekers has anContinue reading “BBNYA Blog Tour: May Day by Josie Jaffrey”

Book Review: Gallant by V.E. Schwab

Publisher: Titan BooksFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: March 8th, 2022Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars I don’t think I’ve come across a Schwab book yet that I haven’t really enjoyed. Not to mention she skirts various genres really well, in this particular instance blending elements of fantasy and horror to give us the Gothic tale of Gallant. Olivia PriorContinue reading “Book Review: Gallant by V.E. Schwab”

Book Tag: The Coffee Book Tag

I saw this over at Beneath a Thousand Skies and it looked like fun, so thought I’d give it a go! The tag was created by BangadyBangz. If you’d like to do it, please go ahead, but just make sure to credit the creator. I love coffee, but I’m really fussy with it – IContinue reading “Book Tag: The Coffee Book Tag”