Book Suggestions: Riley’s Secret, by Christina Smith (2012).

Finding where you belong in life is always hard to do. In this novel we follow Megan Banks, and find out if she manages to find a place to fit in. Looks good πŸ‘ ⭐️ πŸ’― πŸ‘€ πŸ’œ πŸ“š Synopsis Megan Banks feels like an imposter in her own life; she doesn’t belong with her friends or with her parents, who ignore her. After a fire she’s indirectly involved with, she finds herself with two hundred hours of community service. It’s the charity she volunteers at that finally makes her feel like she belongs. These people, with whom she has … Continue reading Book Suggestions: Riley’s Secret, by Christina Smith (2012).

Book Recommendations: Malice, by John Gwynne (2012).

I came across this title while browsing Goodreads, and found the description tantalising. Boys becoming men to fight ever coming wars to protect their king. Could be worth checking out πŸ€— πŸ‘Œ πŸ€” πŸ‘ πŸ’― πŸ“š πŸ’™ Synopsis Young Corban watches enviously as boys become warriors, learning the art of war. He yearns to wield his sword and spear to protect his king’s realm. But that day will come all too soon. Only when he loses those he loves will he learn the true price of courage. The Banished Lands has a violent past where armies of men and giants … Continue reading Book Recommendations: Malice, by John Gwynne (2012).

Reading Suggestions – Faery Born, by Donna Joy Usher (2014).

When I saw this cover I was instantly transported to an Iceland setting with images of war amongst tribes and Blood on the ice. This looks like it could be a really good book. Synopsis It’s been thirteen years since the Dark Years ended. Thirteen years since the mad War Faery responsible was imprisoned in stone. Now, with goblin attacks on the rise it seems Galanta, the Goblin Queen, is intent on returning the land to chaos and terror. Isadora Scrumpleton is trying not to think about the Dark Years. She’s just been chosen by her β€˜familiar’, found out she’s … Continue reading Reading Suggestions – Faery Born, by Donna Joy Usher (2014).

Book Review: The Grey Bastards, by Jonathan French (2015).

Review: Simply fantastic! The Grey Bastards presents a chance to meet some uniquely brilliant characters in a setting described In a way that quickly flourishes in the readers mind. Once into the depths of the plot, this book is a definite page turner and yet another book I found impossible to put down. The characters I found most exciting would have to be the 3 mains of this novel. Jackal, Oats and Fetch would have to be three of the most intriguing, and amusing characters I have discovered in a while, and I enjoyed their storyline’s greatly. The stories plot … Continue reading Book Review: The Grey Bastards, by Jonathan French (2015).

Book Suggestions – The Ambassador’s Mission, by Trudi Caravan (2010).

Awesome author, this will have to be a fantastic read πŸ₯°πŸ™ŒπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ŒπŸ’―πŸ“š Check out the beginnings of an amazing author 😊 πŸ‘Œ πŸ‘ πŸ“š ✍️ Synopsis As the son of the late High Lord Akkarin, saviour of the city, and Sonea, the former street urchin turned Black Magician, Lorkin has a legacy of heroism and adventure to live up to. So when Lord Dannyl takes the position of Guild Ambassador to Sachaka, Lorkin volunteers to be his assistant in the hopes of making his mark on the world. When news comes that Lorkin is in danger, the law that forbids Black … Continue reading Book Suggestions – The Ambassador’s Mission, by Trudi Caravan (2010).

Reading Suggestions – The Grace of Kings, by Ken Liu (2015).

Political turmoil and rebellion πŸ™ŒπŸ”₯πŸ’― Something worth checking out πŸ€— πŸ‘Œ πŸ‘€ πŸ‘ πŸ“š THE GRACE OF KINGS is the debut novel by Hugo-, Nebula- and World Fantasy Award-winner Ken Liu and the first in an monumental new epic fantasy series. Synopsis Emperor MapidΓ©rΓ© was the first to unite the island kingdoms of Dara under a single banner. But now the emperor is on his deathbed, his people are exhausted by his vast, conscriptive engineering projects and his counsellors conspire only for their own gain. Even the gods themselves are restless. A wily, charismatic bandit and the vengeance-sworn son of … Continue reading Reading Suggestions – The Grace of Kings, by Ken Liu (2015).

Book Recommendations – City of Stairs, by Robert Jackson Bennett (2014).

I like the look of this. Could turn out to be quite an intriguing series. May have to take a closer look. In the City of Stairs, nothing is as it seems ~ Kindle Synopsis You’ve got to be careful when you’re chasing a murderer through Bulikov, for the world is not as it should be in that city. When the gods were destroyed and all worship of them banned by the Polis, reality folded; now stairs lead to nowhere, alleyways have become portals to the past, and criminals disappear into thin air. The murder of Dr Efrem Pangyui, the … Continue reading Book Recommendations – City of Stairs, by Robert Jackson Bennett (2014).

Book Review: The Blood Debt, by Duncan M. Hamilton (2017).

Review: The third and final book to the Wolf of the North series, is a fantastic ending to the much adored story of Wulfric Wolframson. A warrior worthy of his hero status, even if his closest friend Jagovere has embellished the tale over their years together. The story continues following the maesterspeakers story in a tavern, waiting for Wolfric to arrive, and the reader finally finds out why he has been loitering so long awaiting his old friend. The story advances quickly, as we watch Rodulf rise to the top of his game and right before his ultimate goal finally … Continue reading Book Review: The Blood Debt, by Duncan M. Hamilton (2017).

Book Ideas: Howl, by Jody Morse, and Jayme Morse (2011).

Another fantastic novel. A little something for lovers of paranormal. Everyone loves a good Werewolf story right?! Howl is a suspenseful tale of secrets, betrayal, and forbidden romance. Fans of Twilight will fan in love with this captivating saga.Β ~ Kindle Synopsis Samara McKinley was just an ordinary teenager until she went on a date with Luke Davenport, the hot new guy at school. Their date didn’t go exactly as planned. She was bitten by a wolf. As weird things begin to happen, she soon learns that she wasn’t just bitten by any wolf. It was a werewolf. As Samara begins … Continue reading Book Ideas: Howl, by Jody Morse, and Jayme Morse (2011).

Book Suggestions: The Glass Ocean, by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, et al (2018).

A fresh story, seamlessly blended by three authors. The Glass Ocean May be a book worth taking a closer look at. πŸ‘πŸ’―πŸ‘πŸ‘ŒπŸ“šπŸ”₯ Synopsis May 2013 Her finances are in dire straits and bestselling author Sarah Blake is struggling to find a big idea for her next book. Desperate, she breaks the one promise she made to her Alzheimer’s-stricken mother and opens an old chest that belonged to her great-grandfather, who died when the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German U-Boat in 1915. What she discovers there could change history. Sarah embarks on an ambitious journey to England to enlist … Continue reading Book Suggestions: The Glass Ocean, by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, et al (2018).