Tag: magic

Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell

Posted September 27, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 1 Comment
Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell

I have been positively giddy with anticipation waiting for Wayward Son; Carry On is one of my all-time favourites and I couldn’t wait for more Simon and Baz content. I couldn’t even wait for the hardcover copy I ordered to release on 3rd October (the special edition signed copy from Waterstones natch). I caved and bought the eBook so I could read it on 24th September (which falls in line […]

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Posted September 26, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

I was mulling over my review for Wayward Son when it occurred to me that I had never actually reviewed Carry On (for shame!) and oh, how appropriate that I was just now listening to a playlist on Spotify and Bohemian Rhapsody came on (carry on, carry on…) most fortuitous! It’s definitely a sign. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell is a book that completely grabbed me by the lapels and […]

The Traitor’s Crux by Jessica Prather

Posted January 1, 2018 by Brin in Reviews / 2 Comments
The Traitor’s Crux by Jessica Prather

The Traitor’s Crux by Jessica Prather is a rare beast indeed. A book that weaves themes of magic and dystopia – two of my favourite genres so rarely mixed together. A young girl called Kenadee experiences a trauma as a child. Her elder brother Eli was discovered to have magic. He is taken away (possibly killed) by the evil President (think President Snow from the Hunger Games but even more diabolical). […]

Coral and Bone by Tiffany Daune

Posted December 31, 2017 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Coral and Bone by Tiffany Daune

Coral and Bone by Tiffany Daune is a book about mermaids and sirens that manages to have a very different take on their mythology (another personal favourite of mine is Teeth). The main character Halen discovers that she has a secret destiny and powers she had only ever dreamed of possessing. There is also a boy that keeps sneaking his way into her thoughts. She draws him over and over […]

Review: Storm by Brigid Kemmerer

Posted March 29, 2015 by Brin in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Storm by Brigid Kemmerer

I absolutely adored Storm. I had seen many glowing, overwhelmingly positive reviews for this series but for some reason had never gotten around to reading it even though it looked like something I would really enjoy (I am a sucker for a good paranormal tale with well-drawn, intriguing characters). I stumbled across the first book and on a whim decided to purchase and read it. I wondered if it would live […]