All the Tides of Fate (All the Stars and Teeth #2) – Adalyn Grace

Publisher: Titan BooksFormat: MOBIRelease Date: February 2nd, 2021 Rating: 5/5 Stars All the Stars and Teeth Review Thank you to Titan for providing this ARC via NetGalley. All opinions remain my own. All the Stars and Teeth was one of my favourite reads last year, and I was really excited when I was approved forContinue reading “All the Tides of Fate (All the Stars and Teeth #2) – Adalyn Grace”

Specter – Katie Jane Gallagher [BBNYA – WriteReads Blog Tour]

As part of the BBNYA (more information on that below) panel, I was able to read some really excellent books. One was Specter, by Katie Jane Gallagher, which ultimately ended up finishing 8th. Specter is a YA Horror, with sci-fi elements scattered in, not too dissimilar from Stranger Things in some ways, but a differentContinue reading “Specter – Katie Jane Gallagher [BBNYA – WriteReads Blog Tour]”

Bingo Love

by Tee Franklin, Artist: Jenn St-Onge, Colourist: Joy San, Letterer: Cardinal RaePublisher: Image ComicsFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: February 20th, 2018 Rating: 5/5 Stars This wonderful book is cute as hell, and I have a strong recommendation to check this out. It’s an adorable story, about two women who met at church bingo in 1963. However, withContinue reading “Bingo Love”

Lava Red Feather Blue – Molly Ringle

Publisher: Central Avenue PublishingFormat: MOBIRelease Date: 5th January, 2021 Rating: 4/5 Stars I want to note something here before getting into the review. I’m used to ARCs having poor formatting, but this was possibly one of the worst I’ve actually seen – it made reading it difficult, and I very nearly DNF’d this early on.Continue reading “Lava Red Feather Blue – Molly Ringle”

On ‘Guilty Pleasure’ Reading

We love books, right? Otherwise you probably wouldn’t be reading this blog. And something I see often – especially among women readers – is that habit of saying they particularly enjoy this genre, or this series, or this author, or this book, but they stumble over the words and add on the end, like anContinue reading “On ‘Guilty Pleasure’ Reading”

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]”

Cinderella is Dead – Kalynn Bayron [Books}

Genre: YA Fantasy – Fairy Tales – LGBTQIA+ (F/F)Publisher: Bloomsbury YA  That cover is absolutely, wonderfully stunning. Striking and powerful and one of those images that sticks with you throughout the book. And makes you so damn happy when the moment portrayed happens. Cinderella married her prince and lived happily ever after, and now her storyContinue reading “Cinderella is Dead – Kalynn Bayron [Books}”

The Ringmaster’s Daughter – Carly Schabowski [Books]

Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Bookouture Release Date: July 7th, 2020 Rating:  Michel enjoys his life in Paris, working with horses and living near his dearest friend. But the Nazis are edging closer to the city, and even if Michel doesn’t want to leave, his friend knows he must. Michel ends up on a train heading south, onlyContinue reading “The Ringmaster’s Daughter – Carly Schabowski [Books]”

Tiger Queen – Annie Sullivan [Books]

To rule Achra, Kateri – the king’s daughter and only child – must defeat her suitors to prove her right to rule. Gaining the crown means she can fulfil her promise to her dead mother to protect her people. Achra suffers with a long drought and frequent windstorms, made worse by the Desert Boys whoContinue reading “Tiger Queen – Annie Sullivan [Books]”