This author seems to keep opting up in my media feeds lately with quite good recommendations. I believe I will have to definitely add something from this author to my #mustread list so as I may judge for myself. This looks like it could be a good start to an interesting series. Book Synopsis Embittered healer Blackthorn, wrongly condemned to death, is offered a lifeline by a mysterious stranger. In return, she must set aside her bid for vengeance against the man who destroyed all that she once loved. Not only that: for seven years she must agree to help … Continue reading Book Ideas: Dreamer’s Pool, by Juliet Marillier (2014).
For a second book to a series I found it to be quite intriguing. The author has continued and affirmed the storyline in the representation of the characters in a a new life. It did have quite a bit of overlap that in some novel can be quite tedious. But with the amount of interesting additions it seemed to add to the story rather make it drag. Again my favourite character is centred on Cornelia now reborn as Caela. She is sweet and holds a hidden strength and from what I understand remains to have some kind of “foundation” and … Continue reading Book Review: God’s Concubine, by Sarah Douglass (2003).
The cover really drew in my attention. I’m not sure if it is the natural aspect of it or the tittle. But either way this book has me intrigued. From what I can tell by the summary it should be quite a good read. Something to add to the reading list I suspect! Book Synopsis The people of Alban are afraid. The tyrannical king and his masked Enforcers are scouring the land, burning villages and enslaving the canny. Fifteen-year-old Neryn has fled her home in the wake of its destruction, and is alone and penniless, hiding her extraordinary magical power. … Continue reading Book Suggestions: Shadowfell, by Juliet Marillier (2012).
A blast from the past in more ways than one! Hades Daughter is a fantasy fiction novel with a strong essence of mythological history interwoven within. I have very much enjoyed this novel finding it to be a definite page turner that keeps the reader ever awake late at night vowing that the current chapter shall be their last! The story revolves around what is known as “The Troy Game” and becomes the main focus of all essential characters. My favourites being Brutus and Cornelia. Brutus, the ambitious leader of the forsaken Trojans, looking for a home, is the King … Continue reading Book Review: Hades Daughter, by Sara Douglass (2002).
Ash and Quill, looks to be quite an exciting novel with a brilliant #bookcover. Think something definitely worth checking out. Book Synopsis The Great Library has long hoarded all the knowledge of the world, but a group of rebels has formed which continues to test its authority. Jess Brightwell and his friends have fled London, only to find themselves imprisoned in Philadelphia, a city led by those who would rather burn books than submit. But Jess and the others hold powerful knowledge of a machine that would undermine the Library’s dominion. They will have to make dangerous allies and difficult … Continue reading Book Suggestions – Ash and Quill, by Rachel Caine (2017).
There appears to be a lot of praise out there for this title from 2017. The description gives it some volume, but it’s the #bookcover that has me really interested. I will have to have a second look at this one. 💯🌟👀📖🔥⭐️📚✍️👍 Book Synopsis The temples of the Forgefather have fallen. The clerics and defenders that could once be found across the nine lands are no more. Priests huddle in the great temple, clinging to the echoes of their lost religion. But the Father has fallen silent. There are none who still hear his voice. The mines of Aspiration lie … Continue reading Book Suggestions – Faithless, by Graham Austin-King (2017).
This was recommended to me by a friend. I think it could be quite interesting 📚 ⭐️ 👌 Definitely worth a closer look 📚 💯 👏 👍 👀 Book Synopsis Following her forced departure from Fourline, Natalie Barns has been aching to rejoin the struggle to overthrow its evil dictator. With Soris and those she left behind constantly on her mind, Nat bides her time, determined to find a cure for the duozi—those infected by the terrifying Nala. An unexpected discovery propels her back to those she has sworn to protect, but her reappearance in Fourline is anything but straightforward, … Continue reading Book Recommendations 📚 – The Last Remnant, by Pam Brondos (2016).
This book was more than worth the wait! Holy Sister, the third and final book of the Ancestor series is one of war and death, but it is also one of love and life. It’s an amazing roller coaster ride that everyone she experience even just once. Again we follow Nona Grey as she plays her role in saving Abeth. It is the subtle changes in Nona’s character that can be easily missed that really make the story. We learn in this final book just how much Nona has grown and how much she has come to learn in this … Continue reading Book Review: Holy Sister, by Mark Lawrence (2019).
A lot of people have read this novel and from what I can tell its another one to add to the #mustread list. Something to take a look at, at least! Book Synopsis A power-hungry necromancer has stolen The Book of Lost Souls, and intends to use it to resurrect an ancient race and challenge Shroud for dominion of the underworld.Shroud counters by sending his most formidable servants to seize the artefact at all cost. However, the god is not the only one interested in the Book, and a host of other forces converge, drawn by the powerful magic that … Continue reading Reading Ideas – When the Heavens Fall, by Marc Turner (2015).
The cover of this book has me absolutely mezmorised. It’s really quite superb. Hopefully it reads just as well as it looks. Book Synopsis Ideology is the most dangerous weapon of all. The Undying God explores this terrifying truth, distilled into a dark fantasy thriller laced with heated passion, treachery, and sacrifice. A tormented man emerges from isolation to execute his vision of a moral society. When his methods leave hundreds dead, one woman named Nishka dives into the chaos. Is virginity truly sacred? A disturbing, new ideology rears its hideous head in response to this question. As more murders … Continue reading Reading Ideas – The Undying God, by Nathon Wilson (2012).