Tag: juliet marillier

Love triangles: the ‘right’ guy vs the ‘wrong’ guy

Posted March 27, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 12 Comments
Love triangles: the ‘right’ guy vs the ‘wrong’ guy

Now I get really annoyed with the predominance of love triangles in books (it is especially prevalent in YA). I find this trope to be one that has too much focus and often overshadows the plot. How many conversations about your favourite books are actually about who prefers which potential love interest? Why this one or that one would be right for the heroine? Which one would you date in […]

Top Ten Things On My Bookish Bucket List

Posted March 25, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 8 Comments
Top Ten Things On My Bookish Bucket List

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is: Top Ten Things On My Bookish Bucket List Ah, bucket lists… love ’em or hate ’em, most people have ’em though (maybe?) There are always things I would like to do or see and I definitely have some bookish goals as well! My Bookish Bucket List: 1. Read War and Peace by […]

All Time Favourite Books in The Fantasy Genre

Posted March 10, 2014 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 10 Comments
All Time Favourite Books in The Fantasy Genre

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is: Top Ten All Time Favourite Books in The Fantasy Genre Fantasy is probably my all-time favourite genre but it was difficult narrowing down my favourite books to just ten! I ended up listed the series rather than just a singular book as there are so many fantasy series I love and I […]

Shadowfell by Juliet Marillier

Posted August 29, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Shadowfell by Juliet Marillier

Shadowfell is the first book in a new YA series by Juliet Marillier and although it was not quite as magical an experience as her earlier Sevenwaters series, it did not disappoint. This is the story of Neryn, a young girl with certain ‘canny’ gifts that have made her a target. She has had to keep hidden, never staying long in any one place for fear of discovery. She has heard of […]

Flame of Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier

Posted August 11, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Flame of Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier

Whenever a new Juliet Marillier book is released I pretty much drop everything else I am doing and devour it in a single sitting and this is more or less what I did with Flame of Sevenwaters. This book is about Maeve, one of the daughters of Lord Sean of Sevenwaters, who was last seen in Child of the Prophecy. I really loved Maeve’s voice. She was prickly and definitely […]