A Darker Shade of Magic/A Gathering of Shadows

Now this is a first. I am doing a two-part review! Or a review for two books at the same time.. Or… Never mind. Anyway. It’s a first. I am not going to spoil anything (or try really hard not to!!) but I will put a separate review of the second book (A Gathering of […]

Sorcerer to the Crown

A magical regency tale where magic has stopped being brought into England, war ravages miles and countries away and the Society of Unnatural Philosophers has just gained a new Sorcerer to the Crown… an African whose mentor (the previous Sorcerer to the Crown) has disappeared and Zacharias has taken up the staff which may only […]


Richelle Mead remains to this day one of my favourite authors. Her series The Vampire Academy, despite the horrendous name, is my ultimate favourite series. A series that I will most likely be doing a more detailed post on soon. So when a new stand alone novel by Mead comes out… Count me in. Soundless […]

Daughter of Smoke and Bone Series

Synopsis We join a young woman with bright blue hair living a double life. One side is her university life, having tea on a coffin table with her puppet-maker best friend. The other is collecting and dealing in teeth with her adopted family of monsters in another world.  Review First off, the titles and covers […]