Llamas and Loafers: ‘The Bane Chronicles’ Book Review

My most unexpected favourite of 2021… Name: The Bane Chronicles Authors: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan and Maureen Johnson Published: 2014 It’s not easy being Magnus Bane. As a warlock, he’s often called upon to fix the problems of others, his life has been long and his loves have been many. And Magnus has aContinue reading “Llamas and Loafers: ‘The Bane Chronicles’ Book Review”

Feminist Fairytales: ‘The Language Of Thorns’ Review

Some of the stories were dark Name: The Language Of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Author: Leigh Bardugo Illustrator: Sara Kipin Published: 2017 Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns. A collection of six lavishly illustrated stories filled with betrayals, romance and revenge. Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, ofContinue reading “Feminist Fairytales: ‘The Language Of Thorns’ Review”

Badass Bone Nuns: Harrow the Ninth Review

Hey everyone! I went back to school this week, (which was very strange) but I’ll be posting less frequently. Hope you enjoy πŸ™‚ Name: Harrow the Ninth Author: Tamsyn Muir Published: 2020 She answered the Emperor’s call.She arrived with her arts, her wits, and her only friend.In victory, her world has turned to ash. HarrowharkContinue reading “Badass Bone Nuns: Harrow the Ninth Review”

1920s Quaranteens: ‘In The Shadow Of Blackbirds’ Review

This is one of those books you find in the back of a Charity Shop… that’s surprisingly good. Name: In The Shadow Of Blackbirds Author: Cat Winters Published: 2013 In 1918, the world seems on the verge of apocalypse. Americans roam the streets in gauze masks to ward off the deadly Spanish influenza, and theContinue reading “1920s Quaranteens: ‘In The Shadow Of Blackbirds’ Review”

Clary Fray Is Not My Bae (City of Bones Review)

I finally started ‘The Mortal Instruments’… and I hate it. Name: City of Bones Author: Cassandra Clare Published: 2007 When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder― much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarreContinue reading “Clary Fray Is Not My Bae (City of Bones Review)”

King of Scars

Name: King Of Scars Author: Leigh Bardugo Published: 2019 Face your demons . . . or feed them. Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country’s bloody civil war – and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at hisContinue reading “King of Scars”

Gideon the Ninth

Name: Gideon the Ninth Author: Tamsyn Muir Published: 2019 Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and no more time for undead bullshit. Brought up by unfriendly, ossifying nuns, ancient retainers, and countless skeletons, Gideon is ready to abandon a life of servitude and an afterlife as a reanimated corpse. She packs up her sword,Continue reading “Gideon the Ninth”

Books I’m Too Chicken To Read

I like to think that I’m kind of tough when it comes to horror, but there are a few that are never happening. This was inspired by the tag for this week’s #TopTenTuesday, a book meme held over at That Artsy Reader Girl. Are there any books that you’re too chicken to read? Or haveContinue reading “Books I’m Too Chicken To Read”

😍 Top 5 Most Aesthetic Books πŸ˜

Do you ever turn to the cover of a book and start internally screaming (occaisonally externally)? Sometimes this may be to mourn the death of my favourite character, or as a kind of shield between me and any cringeness occuring inside, but often it’s beacause the cover is so beautiful. So today I’m counting downContinue reading “😍 Top 5 Most Aesthetic Books πŸ˜”

The Six of Crows Duology

Name: Six of Crows Author: Leigh Bardugo Published: 2015 Song: Believer by Imagine Dragons Kaz Brekker is a criminal prodigy. He rules the streets of Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price. Kaz is offered the chance at a deadly heist that will make him richContinue reading “The Six of Crows Duology”