November Wrap Up…

Read I'm quite proud of myself this month. I read what I set out to but I'm starting to flag a little. Every time I picked a book up this month, I struggled to get into it - with the exception of These Rebel Waves which blew me away. Least favourite and biggest struggle this … Continue reading November Wrap Up…

The Bird and the Blade…

'The Bird and the Blade' by Megan Bannen cut me up. Synopsis: As a slave in the Kipchak Khanate, Jinghua has lost everything: including her freedom… until the kingdom is conquered by enemy forces and she finds herself an unlikely conspirator in the escape of Prince Khalaf and his irascible father across the vast Mongol Empire. … Continue reading The Bird and the Blade…

Mirage…

'Mirage' by Somaiya Daud is a short book without much intrigue. Synopsis: In a star system dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She dreams of what life was like before the occupation; she dreams of writing poetry like the old-world poems she adores. But when adventure comes for Amani, it is … Continue reading Mirage…

Vengeful…

'Vengeful' by V.E. Schwab was full of feeling and bite. Synopsis: It's been five years since the events that saw Eli being captured and Victor being resurrected by Sydney. Not much has changed, except that Eli is now both a prisoner and a consultant to EON - a police force dedicated to neutralising EO's. Victor's … Continue reading Vengeful…