The Wicked King…

'The Wicked King' by Holly Black is incredible. Published: 8th January 2019 Format: Hardback, 336 pages Synopsis: After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne. Navigating … Continue reading The Wicked King…

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…

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…

Fawkes…

'Fawkes' by Nadine Brandes was a playful history lesson. Synopsis: Thomas Fawkes comes from a family of Keepers; a group of people who believe that talking to White Light is a sin and that one colour is more than enough to bond with. Igniters are the opposite; they believe that White Light is the ultimate colour … Continue reading Fawkes…

War Storm…

'War Storm' by Victoria Aveyard was a fitting end. Synopsis: Mare is sticking with the Scarlet Guard and keeping the vision of an equal future in the forefront of her mind. However, an equal future isn't what everyone wants and walking the line between the two is proving difficult for some. War is very much … Continue reading War Storm…