Book Review – Spectacle (Menagerie #2)

Finally I am posting my review of Spectacle by Rachel Vincent! It’s been well over a year since I read the opener of Rachel Vincent’s Menagerie series, but it took me no time at all to become completely re-immersed in this fascinating world she has created. Set in an alternate present, the Menagerie series is a contemporary… Continue reading Book Review – Spectacle (Menagerie #2)

Book Review – Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist #1)

Today was supposed to be a review of Spectacle by Rachel Vincent, but then something happened… Last night, I decided I was going to have an early night. I was going to read for a couple of hours and then have lights off by no later than 10pm… I ended up finally going to sleep… Continue reading Book Review – Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist #1)

Book Review – Shadowcaster (Shattered Realms #2)

Shadowcaster is the second book in Cinda Williams Chima’s Shattered Realms series, which is a legacy series of one of my favourites, Seven Realms.  It took me a while to get to this book (it came out in April) because, while I did end up enjoying the first instalment, Flamecaster, I found it falling short… Continue reading Book Review – Shadowcaster (Shattered Realms #2)

Top Ten Tuesdays: Kick-arse Heroines of Fantasy

The guys have had their turn, now it's on to the girls. From epic to urban to apocalyptic to historical and seemingly everything in between, here's my Top Ten butt-kicking heroines of the fantasy genre:   Lyra Belacqua – His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman Yes, in my opinion, the most kickarse of all the… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: Kick-arse Heroines of Fantasy

Into the Dark (Shadowlands #2) – Sneak Peak at my WIP

I'm currently hard at work on the second book in the Shadowlands series - Into the Dark. and have decided to share a few snippets of my draft as I go. Here's an excerpt of an exchange between Sachi and Griffin from chapter four - beware the rough edges of a first draft!!    FOUR - ESCAPE IS… Continue reading Into the Dark (Shadowlands #2) – Sneak Peak at my WIP

Top Ten Tuesdays: NA and Adult Book Boyfriends

Continuing with my theme of favourite book boyfriends, this week I’m counting down my top ten book crushes in New Adult and Adult books. You might notice a couple of guys who could very well qualify for the YA list here, but as that list is well and truly jam-packed, I decided to use a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: NA and Adult Book Boyfriends

Top Ten Tuesdays: YA Book Boyfriends

It seems as though every time I pick up a book there’s yet another amazing guy to fall in love with. From sword-wielding princes to dimension-jumpers to post-apocalyptic rebels, here is my top ten list of my favourite book boyfriends, YA edition.   Magnus Damora – Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes If you’ve only read… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: YA Book Boyfriends