‘She grinned in the dark and clutched her knife. The knife was always there. Touch of iron. Touch of home.’
I read a lot of fantasy. A LOT of fantasy. I like my fantasy dark. Give me a bleak world, give me a broken down government, give me heroes who are total badasses, who have a little psychopath in them. I like the morally grey. It takes a lot to shock me. Well Touch of Iron shocked the shit out of me. I had to put the book down and take a breather. It is violent, it’s bleak, it’s brutal. It’s fucking wonderful. Continue reading “Touch Of Iron by Timandra Whitecastle”
“And it was done; I no longer had a face. I wasn’t Constanter; I was Silverlegs, and in that moment I felt like I could take on an entire army.”
A Roman style setting, vicious, well written battle scenes, epic sword fights. A female mc who refuses to be used and abused. Hell yes. Fantasy has been spoiling me lately with some fantastic books and Silverlegs by Camilla Monk is another top notch read. (How badass is the title and cover by the way!!) Continue reading “Silverlegs part 1- Seeds of Rage by Camilla Monk”
A magical tale, filled with whimsy, friendship and adventure.
I tend to stay away from middle grade, but this gorgeous cover drew my eye and I decided to give it a go. I’m so glad I did. It was the perfect fun read I was hoping for. Continue reading “Cogheart by Peter Bunzl”
“See, the thing is that happiness is a whore. I’ve never met a more disloyal emotion in my life. Nothing like misery, which proposes to you on the first date. Yet, like a mistress I swear off every time, all happiness has to do is peek it’s head around the corner, contrite and apologetic, and I give myself over to it completely. It’s transient and fleeting, and I know it won’t still be in my bed the next morning, but while I have it, it’s everything.”
Continue reading “The Law of Inertia by S. Gonzales”
One of the many things I love about NetGalley is that I am given the opportunity to read books that I might over look in store and remind myself to push my genre/reading boundaries. This is one of those books where I had no idea what I was getting myself in for. I requested it from NetGalley partly based on the synopsis, but more an over the top requesting spree I was going through at the time. I didn’t know if I would like it as I find time travel in books a hard concept to wrap my head around, I didn’t know the author or recognise the publisher and I wasn’t a huge fan of the cover.
Well I’m happy to report this was a total NetGalley win. Continue reading “Time’s Children by D.B Jackson”
This book introduces us to the fierce wing walker Grace. She is feisty, loyal, and she just happens to be one member of The Soaring Eagles. They are a close-knit group, a family, one that Grace holds dear. Continue reading “Nothing But Sky by Amy Trueblood”