The Near Witch…

The Near Witch by V. E. Schwab is delightfully weird. Published: 12th March 2019 Format: Hardback, 354 pages Synopsis: The Near Witch is only an old story told to frighten children. If the wind calls at night, you must not listen. The wind is lonely, and always looking for company. There are no strangers in the town … Continue reading The Near Witch…

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…