Death Cults in The Unspoken Name | Spoiler-Free Review

The Unspoken Name by A.K. Larkwood Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Queer Author: AK Larkwood Published: February 2020 Publisher: Tor Books Pages: 462 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Thank you Pan Macmillan for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Hmmm, this was okay. The plot got a … Continue reading Death Cults in The Unspoken Name | Spoiler-Free Review

Wishlist Wednesday [#42]

Today as I sit here and write this (late, again) I'm looking at the Christmas tree and resisting the urge to prod at the presents under there. Which is aided by the fact that it is 42 degrees today in Perth (Celsius, my confused American friends) which means I AM MELTING. 40+ degrees is a … Continue reading Wishlist Wednesday [#42]

Waiting on Wednesday [#51]

Hi everyone! I hope you're having a lovely day wherever you are. I'm getting more and more excited for Christmas as each day passes and my mum and I are planning on going to the beach each morning to take a stroll and do some meditating. We both read The Dalai Lama's Cat last month … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday [#51]

Feels Aplenty in Empire of Storms

Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas 5/5 STARS Genre: High Fantasy, Young Adult Author: Sarah J. Maas Published: September 2016 Publisher:   Bloomsbury USA Children's Pages: 693 {hardback}  Originally posted on Goodreads This review is spoiler-free until I state otherwise Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing I have no words. That was simply amazing. It's impossible to … Continue reading Feels Aplenty in Empire of Storms

Mythical Dragons in Eon

Eon by Alison Goodman // GOODREADS // 4/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, High Fantasy Author: Alison Goodman Published: August 2008 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 430 {paperback} Originally published on Goodreads This review is spoiler free until I state otherwise. Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was so much fun!! A page-turning fantasy read filled with plenty of … Continue reading Mythical Dragons in Eon

How to Define Fantasy

Whilst writing reviews I often ask myself how on earth  I define fantasy. Why do I ask myself this? Mostly because I enjoy making my life difficult, but also because Fantasy has those delightful little sub-genres called "Epic" and "High". And if you're really picky there are a million other sub-genres, but these ones bother … Continue reading How to Define Fantasy

Falling Off Cliffhangers in A Court of Mist and Fury

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas GOODREADS 5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, High Fantasy, Retelling {Beauty and the Beast} Author: Sarah J. Maas Published: May 2016 Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 624 {paperback} Originally posted on Goodreads This review is spoiler free UNTIL I tell you otherwise. So read away, lassy. Initial Thoughts … Continue reading Falling Off Cliffhangers in A Court of Mist and Fury

Tricksy Castles in Red Palace

Red Palace by Sarah Dalton ADD IT ON GOODREADS 3.5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, High Fantasy Author: Sarah Dalton Published: January 2014 Publisher: Sarah Dalton Pages: 265 {e-book} Originally posted on Goodreads To view spoilers, click on the provided link & you'll be redirected to Goodreads where the spoiler is hidden at the same point in … Continue reading Tricksy Castles in Red Palace

Book Review: A Game of Thrones

A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin ADD IT ON GOODREADS 5/5 STARS Genre: High Fantasy, Adult Fiction Author: George R. R. Martin Published: August 1996 {this ed. September 2011} Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Pages: 780 {paperback} FYI: This was my longest book read in 2015 This also made it to my Top Ten Books … Continue reading Book Review: A Game of Thrones