Genre: Fantasy & Magic

The Rising by Kelley Armstrong

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Rising by Kelley Armstrong

The Rising, the concluding chapter of the Darkness Rising Trilogy by Kelley Armstrong, found its way into my mailbox yesterday. A nice surprise since it is not due out until 2nd April (must have got it early due to being the bank holiday weekend for Easter – yay!!). I have been eagerly anticipating its release so didn’t waste any time in setting about reading it. I was not disappointed. I […]

Blood of Dragons by Robin Hobb

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Blood of Dragons by Robin Hobb

I have been a huge Robin Hobb fan for years, ever since I first read the Farseer Trilogy (which remains one of my favourite book series, along with the Tawny Man and the Liveship Traders trilogies). The Rain Wild Chronicles took awhile to get into, mainly because I had a lot of difficulty warming up to the characters at first, but it has really grown on me and I think […]

Teeth by Hannah Moskowitz

Posted August 6, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 3 Comments
Teeth by Hannah Moskowitz

I am having a really hard time trying to sort out my feelings about this book. The story was beautiful and terrible at the same time – I both loved and hated it in equal measure. Since I finished reading Teeth it has continued to plague my thoughts. I can honestly say it is one of the most hard-hitting, emotional stories I have ever read. It is just really that good. […]

Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder

Posted August 5, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder

Chasing Brooklyn is told in verse and it has the distinction of being the first verse-narrative that I have been able to get all the way through. More than that, I ended up really enjoying the story and the characters. It is the story of a girl called Brooklyn and a boy called Nico, who share dual narrative in the novel. Brooklyn lost her boyfriend Lucca in a car accident […]