Divination Hollow Open Calls

Over on Divination Hollow, the website I run with my wonderful co-admin Ellen, we currently have two open calls running until 3rd January, 2021. As the above graphic indicates, we’re looking for articles, essays, reviews, and more, max 3K words. For both calls, we’re looking to run these features in February 2021, for Women inContinue reading “Divination Hollow Open Calls”

The Sandman, Volume 2 – The Doll’s House

Volume 1 Review Morpheus must track down four dreams which have escaped into the real world. While Rose Walker searches for her brother, and finds more questions than answers along the way. The Doll’s House continues the story from The Sandman, and the second book adds even more detail to this already rich world, showingContinue reading “The Sandman, Volume 2 – The Doll’s House”

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue – V.E. Schwab [Book Review]

Addie LaRue is a young woman in rural France, who wants so much more than this provincial life. To escape the life laid out before her, she makes a deal with the devil, trading her soul for immortality, and the chance to have no obligations whatsoever. But where there’s a deal, there’s a price, andContinue reading “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue – V.E. Schwab [Book Review]”

Editing S.H. Cooper’s The Knight’s Daughter

For those unaware, The Knight’s Daughter is a YA Fantasy novel from S.H. Cooper, a writer who normally specialises in horror stories, especially ‘Wholesome Horror’. If you like Horror, definitely check out her other books – three short story collections and one novella – but whether or not you’re interested in her Horror, if you like theContinue reading “Editing S.H. Cooper’s The Knight’s Daughter”

The Beast and the Bethany – Jack Meggitt-Phillips [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]

First things first – thank you to The Write Reads for including me on this tour, and for Egmont Books for providing an ARC of the book. The ARC, being what it is, did not have the full illustrations included, and I can only imagine how wonderful the full version will be once it’s out.Continue reading “The Beast and the Bethany – Jack Meggitt-Phillips [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]”

All the Stars and Teeth – Adalyn Grace [Books]

Genre:  Fantasy (Young Adult) Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: 04/08/20 Rating:   All the Stars and Teeth joins my short list of books I’ve put and immediately wanted to read the next one in the series. (Along with Spin the Dawn, The Cruel Prince, and the first two Shades of Magic books. Oh and The Never Tilting World.) AndContinue reading “All the Stars and Teeth – Adalyn Grace [Books]”

The Never Tilting World – Rin Chupeco [Books]

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: HarperTeen Rating: First, I absolutely loved this book. Second, I have no idea why it’s noted as ‘Frozen meets Mad Max’ in the Goodreads summary. The ‘Mad Max’ aspect I totally get. But Frozen? Why? Because it’s…sisters? This book is more akin to Final Fantasy, in really good ways. It’s got theContinue reading “The Never Tilting World – Rin Chupeco [Books]”

Venators: Promises Forged – Devri Wells [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]

Goodreads Summary It has been mere days in the world of Eon, where Rune Jenkins, her twin brother Ryker, and their friend Grey have been trapped, fighting for their lives. After discovering the truth of their ancestry, the three are far from home, and far from anything resembling their mundane lives of the past. WhileContinue reading “Venators: Promises Forged – Devri Wells [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]”

April 2020 Reading Wrap Up – Part One [Books]

January / February / March Part 1 / March Part 2 I am not doing great at getting these up in a timely way. Ah well. April was another month in which I finished a lot of books, which means this is going to be another two parter. April also saw me complete my 2020 Reading Goal, whichContinue reading “April 2020 Reading Wrap Up – Part One [Books]”

Shades of Magic, Volume 1: The Steel Prince – V.E. Schwab [Books]

I’ve mentioned it before, but I really am such a huge Schwab fan. I’m slowly making my way through her books, and have so far not been disappointed by a single one. The Shades of Magic series is definitely one of the best fantasy series’ I’ve read in a long time, and the ending ofContinue reading “Shades of Magic, Volume 1: The Steel Prince – V.E. Schwab [Books]”