Twisted Tales: Unbirthday – Liz Braswell

Publisher: Autumn PublishingFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: September 1st, 2020 Rating: 4/5 Stars If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know I absolutely adore the Twisted Tales series from Disney. This series takes a key moment in a Disney film and twists it just slightly, sometimes changing the ending of the story, altering itContinue reading “Twisted Tales: Unbirthday – Liz Braswell”

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”

Unravel the Dusk (The Blood of Stars #2) – Elizabeth Lim [Books]

Genre: Fantasy – Romance – Young AdultPublisher: Random House I thought this series was a trilogy, but it’s not, it’s a duology, which means this book is the conclusion to the story which started in Spin the Dawn. If you’ve been following me for a while, you probably know how much I loved that book, andContinue reading “Unravel the Dusk (The Blood of Stars #2) – Elizabeth Lim [Books]”

You Should See Me in a Crown – Leah Johnson [Books]

Genre:  YA Contemporary Publisher: Scholastic Press Rating: Liz Lighty is happy in the background, not keen on being the centre of attention. She wants nothing more than to go to Pennington and become a doctor, but she needs to make it into their orchestra and gain a scholarship to do so.  But when she getsContinue reading “You Should See Me in a Crown – Leah Johnson [Books]”

Catalyst – Tracy Richardson [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]

Synopsis Marcie Horton has a sixth sense. Not in the “I see dead people” way, but . . . well, maybe a little. She feels a sort of knowing about certain things that can’t be explained-an intuition that goes beyond the normal. Then there was that one summer four years ago, when she connected withContinue reading “Catalyst – Tracy Richardson [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]”

Harrow Lake – Kat Ellis [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]

Goodreads Summary Welcome to Harrow Lake. Someone’s expecting you. Lola Nox is the daughter of a celebrated horror filmmaker – she thinks nothing can scare her. But when her father is brutally attacked in their New York apartment, she’s swiftly packed off to live with a grandmother she’s never met in Harrow Lake, the eerieContinue reading “Harrow Lake – Kat Ellis [WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour]”

Straight on Till Morning – Liz Braswell [Books]

Anyone who has been following this blog for a while knows of my love for the Twisted Tales series, by Disney. There are currently three authors involved – Liz Braswell, Elizabeth Lim, and Jen Calonita. These books involve taking the stories we know and love, and adding a single twist that can affect everything. So far, thereContinue reading “Straight on Till Morning – Liz Braswell [Books]”

The Near Witch – V.E. Schwab [Books]

I only recently started reading Victoria Schwab’s novels. I started with City of Ghosts, then read A Darker Shade of Magic, shortly before going to an author event in Waterstones, Cardiff, where I picked up the next two Shades of Magic books and The Near Witch, money being the only thing stopping me from pickingContinue reading “The Near Witch – V.E. Schwab [Books]”

The Secrets of Drearcliff Grange School – Kim Newman [Books]

After Amy Thomsett’s mother finds her floating on the ceiling, Amy is shipped off to Drearcliff Grange, but rather than squash this strange ability out of her, Amy learns more about her abilities, while her and her new found friends are tested in various ways. They face off against The Hooded Conspiracy, before a newContinue reading “The Secrets of Drearcliff Grange School – Kim Newman [Books]”

Feel The Anger

Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. We all know Yoda’s famous quote, even if you’ve never seen Star Wars. Anger is a dangerous, tricky beast, uncontrollable once unleashed, and if allowed to roam for too long, devastating for any involved. Each of the seven deadly sins would makeContinue reading “Feel The Anger”