Review: Emperor of the Eight Islands (The Tale of Shikanoko, #1+2) by Lian Hearn

Kazumaru is about to be killed by his uncle, who wants to take over the family's estate once and for all, but a stag saves him in the last second. What follows is a tale of magic, demons and political intrigue that sees a family toppled, a mysterious woman looking for five fathers for her … Continue reading Review: Emperor of the Eight Islands (The Tale of Shikanoko, #1+2) by Lian Hearn

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Review: Given to the Sea (Given Duet, #1) by Mindy McGinnis

Khosa is the Given, born only to give birth to the next Given and then dance into the sea to prevent her country from being swallowed by a giant wave. But Khosa can't bear the touch of anyone and when she has to flee her home far away from the sea she ends up at … Continue reading Review: Given to the Sea (Given Duet, #1) by Mindy McGinnis

June Wrap-up and July TBR

Hello everyone! So this post comes pretty late, I know. But I've spent the first days of July with tendonitis, trying to rest my hand, so I couldn't actually type. But more on that in the general updates part of this post. Let's start with the bookish part first: June Wrap-up As I mentioned in … Continue reading June Wrap-up and July TBR

Review: The Good Son by Paul McVeigh

Young Mickey Donnelly is unpopular in his neighborhood.  He may have a dog called Killer and is in love with the girl next door, but he's smart, his best friend is his sister Wee Maggie and he'd do anything for his Ma. Mickey wants nothing more than to go to America and get his Ma … Continue reading Review: The Good Son by Paul McVeigh

Review: A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic, #3) by V.E. Schwab

Review for A Darker Shade of Magic | Review for A Gathering of Shadows A Conjuring of Light is the amazing last book in V.E. Schwab's Shades of Magic Trilogy. Darkness is spreading over Red London as Lila Bard and Kell Maresh race to save it. And while Rhy and the others who are safely inside the … Continue reading Review: A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic, #3) by V.E. Schwab