Essex Dogs is a triumphant novel, full of moments, people and ideas that will stick with me for a very long time.
Never Say Never brings together two broken characters and gives them the space to heal through each other, despite the challenges and obstacles in their paths. With a keen eye for character development and a deft hand at creating tension and conflict, West has written a wonderful story of learning to allow yourself to love and be loved. I couldn’t have chosen a better book as my first experience with contemporary romance than Never Say Never.
Synopsis: The Jasmine Throne has been hailed as a series opener that will ‘undoubtedly reshape the landscape of epic fantasy for years to come’ (Booklist, starred). Now, award-winning author Tasha Suri’s provocative and powerful Burning Kingdoms trilogy continues with The Oleander Sword. The prophecy of the nameless god – the words that declared Malini the rightful empress […]
Synopsis: J.T. Greathouse continues his Pact and Pattern fantasy series, hailed by New York Times bestselling author Anthony Ryan as “a captivating epic of conflicted loyalties and dangerous ambition.” The boy once known as Wen Alder has become the rebel witch Foolish Cur. Schooled in both the powers that bound him to serve the emperor as well […]
The Book of Gothel is beautifully woven, and full of depth and compassion. It’s adventurous, and manages to be classic and modern all at once, giving life to Mother Gothel.
Raw, intoxicating, and impactful. Jana Casale writes profoundly about womanhood.
Synopsis: The life of a courtesan in Pompeii is glamorous yet perilous . . .Amara has escaped her life as a slave in the Wolf Den, the city’s most notorious brothel, but now her survival depends on the affections of her patron: a man she might not know as well as she once thought. At […]
The Bodyguard is a lively rom-com/contemporary fiction that is brimming with personality and humor.
The Ballad of Perilous Graves is one of those books that has left me a bit conflicted. On one hand, the worldbuilding is so damn rich, the characters are fun and the incorporation of music into Jennings’ magical realization of New Orleans is impressive. On the other hand, the writing style is tricky to grasp, the pacing is inconsistent and action scenes are downright confusing. That said, there is so much rich imagination and passion in this novel, that New Orleans (or Nola) will surely get you dancin’.
Synopsis: First in an action-packed historical series featuring Danish warrior Styrkar, and his journey through the Battle of Hastings and the violence of the Norman Conquest. The champion of a dead king has nothing left to lose… And nothing more to fear.England, 1066. Styrkar the Dane stumbles wounded and delirious from the corpse-strewn battlefield of […]
Synopsis: ‘Staggering, marvellous and gripping’ Grimdark Magazine ‘An adventure that’s rich in darkness and bloodshed’ SFX THE TIME HAS COME.SEKINOWARI – THE LAST WAR – HAS ARRIVED. The breakneck conclusion to the trilogy that started with We Are the Dead. To beat the ultimate evil, sometimes the price is more than you can pay . […]
he Change is relevant and so easily devoured. It is a mystery, a thriller, a fantasy novel, and a declaration of love for the innate power of women all wrapped in one. There’s so much more to this novel than I could ever put into words.