S.T.A.G.S…

'S.T.A.G.S.' by M. A. Bennett Published: 10th August 2017 Format: Paperback, 290 pages Synopsis:It is the autumn term and Greer MacDonald is struggling to settle into the sixth form at the exclusive St. Aidan the Great boarding school, known to its privileged pupils as S.T.A.G.S. Just when she despairs of making friends Greer receives a … Continue reading S.T.A.G.S…

These Rebel Waves…

'These Rebel Waves' by Sara Raasch Synopsis: Adeluna is a soldier. Five years ago, she helped the magic-rich island of Grace Loray overthrow its oppressor, Argrid, a country ruled by religion. When an Argridian delegate vanishes during peace talks with Grace Loray’s new Council, Argrid demands brutal justice—but Lu suspects something more dangerous is at work. … Continue reading These Rebel Waves…

Give The Dark My Love…

'Give The Dark My Love' by Beth Revis was perfect for my black soul. Synopsis: When seventeen-year-old Nedra Brysstain leaves her home in the rural, northern territories of Lunar Island to attend the prestigious Yugen Academy, she has only one goal in mind: learn the trade of medicinal alchemy. A scholarship student, Nedra doesn't quite … Continue reading Give The Dark My Love…

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…

An Enchantment of Ravens…

'An Enchantment of Ravens' by Margaret Rogerson was charming. Synopsis: Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread, weave cloth, or put a pen to paper without crumbling to dust. But when she receives her first royal patron—Rook, the autumn prince—she makes … Continue reading An Enchantment of Ravens…