The summer holidays are on their way (and have already arrived for some!). That means it’s time for reading, right?! Allow me to add a few YA Fantasy and Science Fiction books to your reading list for the holidays. Some are my favourites from during the year that are already… Read more »
Welcome to the Moon Chosen blog tour! Scroll down to enter to win a copy of Moon Chosen, thanks to Pan Macmillan Australia. Mari lives with her mother in a burrow, deep in the forest with the rest of their Earth Walker clan. Every three nights, the tribe must be… Read more »
The sequel to Zeroes, Swarm, brings us back to the world of six teens with unusual powers. The Zeroes are working on developing their powers in their purpose-built nightclub, but when some unexpected visitors arrive and all hell breaks loose, they discover that they are not the only ones in the world… Read more »
Kings and dreamers, psychics and sentient forests – Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Cycle is a masterpiece in creepy paranormal fantasy. This review is spoiler-free. The hectic life of a book reviewer means that I wasn’t supposed to be binge-reading a series right now, but after I read The Raven Boys… Read more »
Danielle Page’s Stealing Snow is a dark, romantic retelling of The Snow Queen. Sounds amazing, right? Sadly, the story doesn’t live up to the premise. Snow has lived most of her 17 years in a mental institution in upstate New York. Her mother visits her from time to time, but… Read more »
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.
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 »
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 »