The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli is an extraordinary story about courage, loyalty and star-crossed love, set in a kingdom that trembles on the edge of war. 5/5*
February has come and gone in a blink of an eye and it all happened faster than I had a chance to open a book properly. I do realise that the month has fewer days than most, but I’m still pretty sure there must be some time magic involved. Even without a time-turner, I did …
Every January, I try to set myself resolutions on how to make my life and myself better. And that always includes reading more. Sure, the popular belief is you don’t have to wait for the new year. That you can change your life right now. But I’m not one of those people.
Leigh Bardugo’s magical collection of folk tales from the world of the Grisha is full of stories that are both familiar and enchanting and dark and chilling. Experience a few of your favourites from a new and staggeringly real point of view. 4.5/5*
The fifth book in the Robert Langdon series follows the classic Brown model but explores themes that are disturbingly relevant. It asks the questions that will leave you thinking and provides answers that will chill you to the bone. 3.5/5*
Few books have ever managed to make me so angry and frustrated. 3/5* Shadow and Bone is the first instalment in Leigh Bardugo’s Grisha Trilogy. It is a story of a lonely refugee Alina Starkov, who discovers a dormant power that could be the key to setting her war-ravaged country free. To be able to …
A thrilling conclusion to a beloved series driven by characters you’ll want to befriend. 4/5* Feyre will bring vengeance. But while war rages, it is her heart that will face the greatest battle.
A dazzling, enchanting but slightly boring story of love and the dark side of magic. 3/5* The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there when yesterday it was not.