Thomas Wildus and the Book of Sorrows

Series: The Elandrian Chronicles #1Genre: FantasyAudience: Middle GradeLength: 352 pages (paperback)Date of Publication: 2nd February 2019 by Elandrian PressPurchase: Amazon | Book Depository I have no affiliation, links are there for ease if interested.J.M.Bergen: Goodreads | Website | Finished copy received by Book Publicity Services in exchange for an honest review. This does not affectContinue reading “Thomas Wildus and the Book of Sorrows”

Review: All Fall Down – Sally Nicholls

Statistics: Format – UK PaperbackNumber of Pages – 268Genre – Historical FictionMG/YA/A – YASeries/Standalone – StandaloneDate of publication – 5th September 2019Publisher – Andersen Press Ltd Disclaimer – All Fall Down is based on The Black Death, the deadliest pandemic in our history. If you are not comfortable reading or knowing about a pandemic whilstContinue reading “Review: All Fall Down – Sally Nicholls”

“I can’t decide how I feel about these books” Mini Reviews.

Wow, what a wordy title. It is however the perfect description for the three books I want to talk about in this post because they do leave me with conflicted feelings. They are books I read in June that I hoped would be fast-paced, and deliver on hype surrounding them. Yeah…maybe not.

Review: The Familiars

Stats: Title – The FamiliarsAuthor – Stacey HallsGenre – Adult Historical FictionFormat – HardbackStyle – ProseStandalone/series – StandalonePage count – 416 pagesDate of Publication – 7th February 2019 Warning – there is the possibility of minor spoilers regarding the history of The Pendle Witch Trials.

The Diary of a Bookseller

No synopsis is really needed for this memoir because the title speaks for itself – The Diary of a Bookseller. That’s all it is. Daily journal entries by Shaun Bythell, a bookseller who owns one the second largest second-hand bookshop in Scotland – The Bookshop. Not exactly inventive but as they say, simplicity is oftenContinue reading “The Diary of a Bookseller”

Review – Everless

Statistics: Title – Everless Author – Sara Holland Series/Standalone – Series Book Number – 1 Genre – YA Fantasy/Dystopia Date of Publication – 27th December 2017 (UK) Number of Pages – 361 Synopsis: When your own blood and personal time is a currency, how far would you go to save your loved ones and giveContinue reading “Review – Everless”

The Taste of Blue Light

Format: paperback Number of pages: 352 Date of Publication: 8th February 2018 Genre: YA Contemporary Synopsis: An incandescent, soul-searching story about a broken young woman’s search for a truth buried so deep it threatens to consume her, body and mind. These are the things Lux knows: She is an artist. She is lucky. She isContinue reading “The Taste of Blue Light”

ARC Review: Fragments of the Lost

Jessa Whitworth knew she didn’t belong in her ex-boyfriend Caleb’s room. But she couldn’t deny that she was everywhere – in his photos, his neatly folded T-shirts, even the dragonfly necklace in his jeans pocket, the one she gave him for safe keeping on that day. His mother asked her to pack up his thingsContinue reading “ARC Review: Fragments of the Lost”