Shadow and Bone – Leigh Bardugo

Release date: 5 June 2012 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating Shadow and Bone (Grisha, #1) blurb: "I've been waiting for you a long time, Alina," he said. "You and I are going to change the world." The Shadow Fold, a swathe of impenetrable darkness, is slowly destroying the once-great nation of Ravka. Alina, a... Continue Reading →

Top 5… magical creatures

Good morning bookworms! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is 'magical creatures'. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic Bookworm. You can visit her here, and join in for Top 5 Tuesday by checking out all the amazing topics that are coming up! Magical creatures is basically a winning category for... Continue Reading →

The Bookish Adventure Tag

Good evening bookworms! I was tagged by the lovely J R @ Eternity Books a couple of weeks ago to do the Bookish Adventure Tag. Please go check out JR's blog because it's really beautiful! Sorry it's taken me so long to do this tag! Without further ado, let’s get started! Rules Imagine that you are an... Continue Reading →

Grim Lovelies – Megan Shepherd

Release date: 2 October 2018 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Grim Lovelies (Grim Lovelies, #1) blurb: Seventeen-year-old Anouk envies the human world, where people known as Pretties lavish themselves in fast cars, high fashion, and have the freedom to fall in love. But Anouk can never have those things, because she is not... Continue Reading →

The Price Guide to the Occult – Leslye Walton

Release date: 13 March 2018 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link The Price Guide to the Occult blurb: "Disaster can come in all shapes and sizes. It's best to be prepared." – Rona Blackburn, witch All Nor Blackburn wants is to live an unremarkable teenage life on the sweet little touristy island she calls... Continue Reading →

Top 5… books with magic

Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘books with MAGIC’. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic Bookworm. You can visit her here, and join in for Top 5 Tuesday by checking out all the amazing topics we have coming up! Ahh Shanah, this is a topic I can totally... Continue Reading →

Top 5… fantasy

Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘fantasy (YA or adult)’. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic Bookworm. You can visit her here, and join in for Top 5 Tuesday by checking out all the amazing topics we have coming up! Shanah, you are EVIL!!! How can you make me... Continue Reading →

The Crowns of Croswald – D. E. Night

Release date: 21 July 2017 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link The Crowns of Croswald (Ivy Lovely, #1) blurb: In Croswald, the only one thing more powerful than dark magic is one secret... For sixteen years Ivy Lovely has been hidden behind an enchanted boundary that separates the mundane from magical. When Ivy crosses... Continue Reading →

The Girl Who Fell – Violet Grace

Release date: 3 September 2018 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link The Girl Who Fell (The Chess Raven Chronicles, #1) blurb: I'm an orphan. A hacker. I grew up with nothing and no one. But it turns out my whole life has been a lie. All of a sudden, I'm a hero, a villain,... Continue Reading →

The Light Fantastic – Terry Pratchett

Release date: 2 June 1986 Rating: ★★★★★★★ – 7/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link (link is for clothbound editions; pictures above are the versions I own, the paperbacks which I'm not entirely sure you can buy anymore.) The Light Fantastic (Discworld, #2) blurb: As it moves towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, the Discworld... Continue Reading →

Ironside – Holly Black

Release date: 24 April 2007 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Ironside (Modern Faerie Tales, #3) blurb: In the realm of faerie... The time has come for Roiben's coronation. Uneasy in the midst of the malevolent Unseelie Court, pixie Kaye is sure of only one thing – her love for Roiben. But when Kaye... Continue Reading →

The Raven King – Maggie Stiefvater

Release date: 26 April 2016 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ – 17/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link 17/10 - because I can. Ratings don't even have meanings after reading this. I’m just crying and rambling now. I knew that I was going to cry at the end of this series.  I knew it from the moment I finished the... Continue Reading →

Blue Lily, Lily Blue – Maggie Stiefvater

Release date: 21 October 2014 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ – 10/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link This book was probably my least favourite of the series, so I originally gave it 8/10, but then I finished it all and changed them all to 10/10. It’s not often that when I sit down to write a review after finishing... Continue Reading →

The Colour of Magic – Terry Pratchett

Release date: 24 November 1983 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link (link is for clothbound editions; pictures above are the versions I own, the paperbacks which I'm not entirely sure you can buy anymore) The Colour of Magic (Discworld #1) blurb: On a world supported on the back of a giant turtle (sex unknown), a... Continue Reading →

The Dream Thieves – Maggie Stiefvater

Release date: 17 September 2013 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ – 10/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Book 1: The Raven Boys The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2) blurb: Blue didn't mean to fall for the Raven Boys, but she has – and the more her life entwines with theirs, the more dangerous it becomes. Ronan is the... Continue Reading →

Valiant – Holly Black

Release date: October 2006 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Valiant (Modern Faerie Tales, #2) blurb: In the realm of faerie... When seventeen-year-old Valerie runs away to New York City, she's trying to escape a life that has utterly betrayed her. Sporting a new identity, she takes up with a gang of squatters living... Continue Reading →

A Court of Mist and Fury – Sarah J Maas

Release date: 1 November 2015 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ – 10/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link A Court of Mist and Fury (ACOTAR #2) blurb: Feyre is immortal. After rescuing her lover Tamlin from a wicked Faerie Queen, she returns to the Spring Court possessing the powers of the High Fae.  But Feyre cannot forget the terrible deeds she... Continue Reading →

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