#SixforSunday: Series on my TBR

Today's topic: book series that I've been dying to read! These are all duologies/trilogies/sagas/what-have-you that I own at least the first book of but haven't yet read! Reasons range from procrastination (fear of the hype), practicality/logistical problems and my own idiocy. 'Aurora Rising' by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman The year is 2380, and the … Continue reading #SixforSunday: Series on my TBR

#SixforSunday: Series Endings that Broke Me (and why I should now probably avoid YA dystopian)

Today's topic: Six heartwrenching endings to a book series I'll keep this list as spoiler-free as possible! This is going to be a difficult one to compile - I don't think I've read many series with painful/bittersweet/sad endings - definitely more standalones. Perhaps when a reader has spent years getting to know and love these … Continue reading #SixforSunday: Series Endings that Broke Me (and why I should now probably avoid YA dystopian)

#SixforSunday: Favourite series starters!

The first book in a series is always important. After all, it needs to be at least good enough to hook the reader in for book two! Here are six of my favourites, in no particular order... 'The Lightning Thief' by Rick Riordan Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can’t seem to focus … Continue reading #SixforSunday: Favourite series starters!

Review: Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass, #5) by S.J. Maas

"I promise you that no matter how far I go, no matter the cost, when you call for my aid, I will come. I promise you on my blood, on my family's name, that I will not turn my back on Terrasen as you have turned your back on me. I promise you...that when the … Continue reading Review: Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass, #5) by S.J. Maas

Review: Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass, #4) by S.J. Maas

"Ten years of shadows, but no longer. Light up the darkness, Majesty." Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ (4.5/5) Genre: Young adult (YA) Fantasy Synopsis: No masters. No limits. No regrets. Celaena Sardothien is cloaked in her assassin's hood once more. Back in Rifthold, but no longer a slave. She has embraced her identity as Aelin … Continue reading Review: Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass, #4) by S.J. Maas

Review: The Belles (The Belles, #1) by Dhonielle Clayton

Beauty is in the blood. Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ (4/5) Genre: Young Adult (YA) Fantasy Synopsis: "I am a Belle. I control beauty." In the opulent world of Orléans, beauty is power. And only through a Belle's abilities can perfection be achieved...though the results always fade. Camellia Beauregard wants to be the favourite Belle … Continue reading Review: The Belles (The Belles, #1) by Dhonielle Clayton