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BLOG TOUR: Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend // Review

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Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 13th November 2018

Synopsis: The captivating and heart-pounding sequel to the New York Times bestselling and #1 Kids’ Indie Next Pick Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow, as heroine Morrigan battles a new evil. Morrigan Crow and her best friend Hawthorne Swift are now proud scholars in the elite Wundrous Society, but life is far from perfect. Does Morrigan have what it takes to prove that she belongs in the Society?divider-2461548_1280

Welcome back to the Wunderous world of Nevermoor. If you thought the first book was good, get ready for the journey of a lifetime.

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BLOG TOUR: Halcyon by Rio Youers // Review


Title: Halcyon by Rio Youers

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 23rd October 2018

Synopsis: Halcyon is the answer for anyone who wants to escape, but paradise isn’t what it seems. A self-sustaining community on a breathtakingly beautiful island, Halcyon is run for people who want to live without fear, crime or greed. Its leader has dedicated her life to the pursuit of Glam Moon, a place of eternal beauty and healing, and believes the pathway there can only be found at the end of pleasure. On the heels of tragedy, Martin Lovegrove moves his family to Halcyon. A couple of months, he tells himself, to retreat from the chaos and grind. Yet he soon begins to suspect there is something beneath Halcyon s perfect veneer. As the founder captivates his young family, Martin sets out to discover the truth of the island, however terrible it might be, where something so perfect hides unimaginable darkness beneath…divider-2461548_1280

A creepy and eerie novel with brilliant storytelling, and a premise that proves that heaven can sometimes be hell.

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Blogtober 2018 · Reviews

Blogtober Day 29: The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough // Review


Title: The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough

Rating: ★★★★

Release: 2nd April 2015

Synopsis: Flora and Henry were born a few blocks from each other, innocent of the forces that might keep a white boy and an African American girl apart; years later they meet again and their mutual love of music sparks an even more powerful connection. But what Flora and Henry don’t know is that they are pawns in a game played by the eternal adversaries Love and Death, here brilliantly reimagined as two extremely sympathetic and fascinating characters. Can their hearts and their wills overcome not only their earthly circumstances, but forces that have battled throughout history?divider-2461548_1280A completely unique story of the impact that two of the oldest adversaries can have on everyday life – who wins in a game of love and death?

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Blogtober 2018 · Reviews

Blogtober Day 27: One Way by S. J. Morden // Review


Title: One Way by S. J. Morden

Rating: ★★★★

Release: 23rd August 2018

Synopsis: Frank Kittridge is serving life for murdering his son’s drug dealer, so when he’s offered a deal by Xenosystems Operations – the corporation that owns the prison – he takes it. He’s been selected to help build the first permanent base on Mars. Unfortunately, his crewmates are just as guilty of their crimes as he is. As the convicts set to work on the frozen wastes of Mars, the accidents multiply. Until Frank begins to suspect they might not be accidents at all . .divider-2461548_1280

A debut sci-fi that is sure to be out of this world…

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Blogtober 2018 · Reviews

Blogtober Day 25: The Towering Sky by Katharine McGee // Review


Title: The Towering Sky by Katharine McGee

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 6th September 2018

Synopsis: It’s New York City, 2118. In Manhattan’s glamorous thousand-story supertower, millions of people are living scandalous lives. Leda, Watt, Rylin, Avery, and Calliope are all struggling to hide the biggest secrets of all, secrets that could destroy everything, and send their perfect worlds toppling over the edge. Because every rise has a fall.divider-2461548_1280

What an ending. This is a series finisher you won’t want to miss. One that will grip you from the very first page, and won’t let go until you’ve devoured every word of it.

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Blogtober 2018 · Reviews

Blogtober Day 19: Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager // Review


Title: Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 12th July 2018

Synopsis: It was Emma’s first summer away from home. She made friends. She played games. And she learned how to lie. Then three of her new friends went into the woods and never returned. . . Now, years later, Emma has been asked to go back to the newly re-opened Camp Nightingale. She thinks she’s laying old ghosts to rest but really she’s returning to the scene of a crime. Because Emma’s innocence might be the biggest lie of all. . .divider-2461548_1280Review:

Riley is known for his mystery novel, Final Girls and this one, just like his debut, is sure to keep you hooked.

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Blogtober 2018 · Reviews

Blogtober Day 17: We Own the Sky by Luke Allnutt // Review


Title: We Own the Sky by Luke Allnutt

Rating: ★★★★

Release: 8th February 2018

Synopsis: Rob Coates can’t believe his luck. There is Anna, his incredible wife, and most precious of all, Jack, their son, who makes every day an extraordinary adventure. Rob feels like he’s won the lottery of life. Or rather – he did. Until the day it all changes when Anna becomes convinced there is something wrong with Jack. Now Rob sleepwalks through his days, unable to bridge the gulf that separates him from his wife, his son and the business of living. But he’s determined to come to terms with what’s happened-and find a way back to life, and forgiveness.divider-2461548_1280Review:

One of the biggest surprises of the year, and a story that will keep you thinking and make you realise to love the ones around you.

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Blogtober 2018 · Reviews

Blogtober Day 14: A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer // Review


Title: A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 29th January 2019

Synopsis: Prince Rhen, the heir to Emberfall, is cursed. Forced to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year over and over, he can only be freed by love. But at the end of each autumn he is transformed into a beast hell-bent on destruction, and after so many failed attempts, his kingdom and its people are barely holding on. Harper’s life has never been easy, but she’s learned to be tough enough to survive. She won’t let anything hold her back, not her cerebral palsy or her mother’s deteriorating health. But when she is sucked into Rhen’s world, nothing is as it seems. Powerful forces are standing against Emberfalll … and it will take more than a broken curse to save it from utter ruin.divider-2461548_1280Review:

A retelling of Beauty and the Beast, with added magic, beautiful writing and characters to make you want to dive right into Emberfall.

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Blogtober 2018 · Reviews

Blogtober Day 12: Happier Thinking by Lana Grace Riva // Review


Title: Happier Thinking by Lana Grace Riva

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 11th February 2018

Synopsis:Changing how you think is possible. I wasn’t always so sure that was true until I experienced it myself, but I know now we don’t have to just accept unhappiness. Not always anyway. This book is my collection of tips and suggestions that have helped me achieve happier thinking. It’s sort of a gym for my mind. I’d love to tell you it was easier than the real gym but well… it’s not really. It takes time, effort, and practice but it’s absolutely well worth the rewards.divider-2461548_1280Review:

A beautiful and inspirational book focusing on how to take each day at a time, and trying your best to focus on the best parts of life and battle your mental health.

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Blogtober 2018 · Reviews

Blogtober Day 7: The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli // Review


Title: The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 12th October 2017

Synopsis: ASHA IS A DRAGON SLAYER. Since she was a young princess, Asha has killed to protect her father’s kingdom. She longs to atone for the terrible deed she committed as a child – one that almost destroyed her city, and left her with a terrible scar. But no matter how many dragons she kills, her people still think she’s wicked. So now she plans to slay the most powerful dragon of all. And the only person standing in her way is a defiant slave boy, leading a rebellion she can’t possibly be a part of . . . divider-2461548_1280Review:

A captivating fantasy novel filled with betrayal, murder and dragons!

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