The Power: A clever portrayal of gender roles

The Power by Naomi Alderman is a creative, intelligent novel which I have enjoyed listening to via Audible. I found that the genuine reversal of gender roles blended well with the fantasy elements and made for a very compelling read. I found the characters interesting and multi-dimensional each with a well portrayed back story and... Continue Reading →

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Blog tour: Halcyon by Rio Youers

Halcyon is the answer for anyone who wants to escape, but paradise isn't what it seems. A self-sustaining community on a breathtakingly beautiful island, Halcyon is run for people who want to live without fear, crime or greed. Its leader has dedicated her life to the pursuit of Glam Moon, a place of eternal beauty and healing, and... Continue Reading →

Aaru: An adventurous world

Aaru by David Meredith is a unique creation which I enjoyed reading this week. The characters are well crafted and I cared about them all, who they were and what might happen to them. The story was gripping and really considered the effects of fame and 'big brother' on families and teenagers. This is not... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: We Other by Sue Bentley

Book Spotlight Title:  We Other Author: Sue Bentley Twitter: @suebentleywords About the book: We Other was published by Everything With Words on 28 April, 2017. Sue Bentley visited the Young Adult Literature Conference to promote the book in 2017, signing copies and delivering proof copies. Bentley is an established author of children's books and We Other is... Continue Reading →

Blog tour: Indigo Lost

Book Spotlight Title:  Indigo Lost Author: S.R Summers Twitter: @indigolost About the author:  Living in Leamington Spa, West Midlands, S.R. Summers owns and runs the popular ZouBisou cafe. Previously, she has enjoyed a career working within broadcast media whilst living in Belgium and within the field of e-commerce. She also holds a degree in History from the... Continue Reading →

The Outsider: A unique fantasy thriller

Stephen King has done it again! The Outsider is an incredible, unique look at the criminal justice system intermingled with a tale of mythology and belief. I thought that this novel was suspenseful and captivating and I learned a lot from it about Mexican mythology and a variety of supernatural happenings. The Story A little boy,... Continue Reading →

The Wolf: An interesting read

Having read some reviews of The Wolf by Leo Carew from other bloggers, I was nervous and excited to dive into a new world under the Northern Sky, as I don’t often read pure fantasy novels and have never even watched an episode of Game of Thrones. Along the way, I was surprised by the... Continue Reading →

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