The Write Reads Tours are back with another Ultimate Blog Tour, throwing the spotlight on the YA fantasy, Knightmare Arcanist by Shami Stovall. Continue reading “Knightmare Arcanist by Shami Stovall”
It’s Monday, the start of another working week and to distract us from the humdrum of work I’m bringing you another song I love. This was started by the Drew over at The Tattooed Book Geek make sure you check him out.
Have a great day.
I love M.R. Carey’s ability to write characters that you fall madly in love with, within seconds. Characters that reach out off the page and wrap you around their little pinkie. The Girl with All the Gifts is one of the best books I have read and it was my love of Melanie that made it so. The story and the way he built the tension solidified it’s place in my heart. Continue reading “The Book Of Koli by M.R. Carey”
The Write Reads Ultimate Blog Tour
Welcome to my stop on the Catalyst blog tour. Thank you to Dave from The Write Reads for asking me to be involved. If you aren’t already following him over on Twitter, get on it. He is a massive advocate for books, authors and bloggers alike.
Hosted by Taking on a World of Words, you answer 3 questions and hey presto, you are all done.
What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?
I'm taking part in the Olympic Games Readathon this month so I have paused a book and am starting fresh.
Currently reading –
Here we are at the end of the month. I’ve been traversing through the fantasy worlds and ignoring the reviewing part that comes with being a blogger. I got lost a couple of times, as even with a clear map, I get distracted by all things bright and shiny. A big thank you to our fearless leaders Imyrl, Lisa, and Jorie, I am already looking forward to next year. Continue reading “May Wrap-Up”
A weekly post where I can brag about my new books? Yes please. Granted I definitely won’t have something to post every week, I’ll just do it as required. I will be including everything from my purchases, to NetGalley, gifts and books from authors. For more information head over to Tynga’s reviews.
May was a good month. I was inspired by Wyrd and Wonder and added to my fantasy collection a little. Continue reading “Stacking The Shelves”
In June I’m going to be participating in a reading challenge inspired by the Percy Jackson series. The Olympic Games is a fun way to come up with a TBR for the month and distract myself from all the reviews I have yet to write up. I have serious reviewers block and a serious backlog of reviews that need to be written up. Anyway, this challenge has been created by ISHI and if you click her name it will take you to her video. She is joined by a team of hosts and the challenge can take place across all platforms. The effort that has gone into the set up of this is amazing.
How does the challenge work? You take the quiz to determine your cabin and then follow the reading prompts for the god your representing. There are 5 prompts for each god and once those are completed you have the option of completing the advanced prompts.
I have been trying to write this review for over a month. Not only have I been in the middle of a blogging lull, but I find it really hard to write reviews for books that are the second in a series. Add on loving it and I fold under the pressure. So on that note I’m going to push through my reviewer block and get the fangirling started. Oh and there will be spoilers for Along The Razor’s Edge, (review), I will do my best to keep them to a minimum.
In a world where females are banned from telling stories and stories are never told for entertainment, we have the Listeners. If they are told a story and they like it they can help you with magic. 12 year old Kaya knows that she isn’t to tell stories or something bad will happen, but after feeling the tingle on her neck telling her a Listener is nearby, she takes a breath and shares a story. The Listener repays her story with a little bit of magic. But when her brother is taken to a nearby city to be interrogated, she knows deep down that this is her fault and that she must do everything she can to save him. Continue reading “Story Magic by Laurel Gale”