This review is for Paper and Fire, the second book in Rachel Caine’s Great Library series. It contains spoilers for the first book, Ink and Bone. You can listen to Philippa’s and my thoughts about Ink and Bone in our joint review.
When Elizabeth’s mother runs away, Elizabeth and her father move to his childhood home of Witheringe House, along with Elizabeth’s friend Zenobia, even though her father insists she’s too old for an imaginary friend. When they arrive at Witheringe House, Zenobia insists that it is the perfect place for a… Read more »
Five sisters, the daughters of King Aelthric, are spread out across Thyrsland, each on a separate path. Bluebell, the heir to the throne, becomes aware of a plot to kill her and sets off on a journey to find each of her sisters, but as they draw closer together again… Read more »
Three queens, one destined to rule, the others to die. It’s a harsh fate – triplets separated at the age of six and raised in separate camps, each with a special gift to be trained. In order for one of them to take the throne, they must kill their two sisters… Read more »
Did you ever dream, as a kid, how awesome it would be to be trapped in a shopping centre overnight? Nox, Taylor and Lizzy are trapped in Carousel Shopping Centre in Perth. Nox already knows Taylor and Lizzy – they are are twin sisters, in a band, Canadian, lesbians, and awesome. There’s nothing… Read more »
The end of September has arrived, so it’s time to look back on the month. During this month, a lot of my time was taken up with packing and moving house, then unpacking again. I did, however, go to work during most of that time so there was still plenty of… Read more »
Welcome to the forty-seventh episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya. In this episode, we welcome a special guest – Sarah from @commasandampersands on Instagram! Sarah shares her trip to Europe with us, in particular the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I and II… Read more »
Hello lovely readers! I do apologise for the silence around here. I’ve moved house now, but still do not have any internet, or, in fact, an assembled desk or computer. That makes blogging difficult, but don’t despair! I’ll return very soon with lots of reviews, plus a special podcast episode to… Read more »
A Torch Against the Night is the sequel to Sabaa Tahir’s first fantasy book, An Ember in the Ashes. This review contains spoilers for the first book, but not for the second.
At last, the fifth book in Sarah J Maas’ Throne of Glass series, Empire of Storms, has arrived. This series is turning into an epic tale, the threads of which are weaving together in this penultimate book. Although I loved reading it, there were a few things that I didn’t like… Read more »