Reviews

BLOG TOUR: The Sky Weaver by Kristen Ciccarelli // Review

Title: The Sky Weaver by Kristen Ciccarelli

Rating: ★★★★

Release: 12th November 2019

Synopsis: At the end of one world, there always lies another. Safire, a soldier, knows her role in this world is to serve the King of Firgaard—helping to maintain the peace in her oft-troubled nation. Eris, a deadly pirate, has no such conviction. Known as the Death Dancer for her ability to evade even the most determined of pursuers, she possesses a superhuman power to move between worlds. When one can roam from dimension to dimension, can one ever be home? Can love and loyalty truly exist? Now Safire and Eris—sworn enemies—find themselves on a common mission: to find Asha, the last Namsara. From the port city of Darmoor to the fabled faraway Star Isles, their search and their stories become woven ever more tightly together as they discover the uncertain fate they’re hurtling towards may just be a shared one. In this world—and the next.

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The final book in the thrilling Iskari trilogy is finally here, and what an ending it is!

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Blogtober 2019 · Book Tags

BLOGTOBER DAY 31: ANOTHER Halloween Book Tag!

Hi everyone!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! I’m back to celebrate the last day of Blogtober and Halloween with a final spooky book tag! I found this one at The Sassy Book Geek and thought it would be the perfect way to end the month!

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Favorite Scary (Must Read) For Halloween?

The Creeper Man by Dawn Kurtagich is one of the most inventive and unique horror books I’ve ever read so definitely this is a must read!

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Blogtober 2019 · Reviews

BLOGTOBER DAY 30: Dirty Little Secrets by Jo Spain // Review


Title: Dirty Little Secrets by Jo Spain

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 7th February 2019

Synopsis: In the exclusive gated community of Withered Vale, people’s lives appear as perfect as their beautifully manicured lawns. Money, success, privilege – the residents have it all. Life is good. There’s just one problem. Olive Collins’ dead body has been rotting inside number four for the last three months. Her neighbours say they’re shocked at the discovery but nobody thought to check on her when she vanished from sight. The police start to ask questions and the seemingly flawless facade begins to crack. Because, when it comes to Olive’s neighbours, it seems each of them has something to hide, something to lose and everything to gain from her death.divider-2461548_1280

Do you ever really know the people in your neighborhood? This book just proves that no mater how well you think you know someone, you never know what will be lurking around the corner.

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Blogtober 2019 · Book Tags

BLOGTOBER DAY 28: Spooky Scary Book Tag!

Hi everyone!

It’s spooky time again! Here’s another Halloween tag that I found over at Book Princess Review and it sounded so amazing so I thought I’d give it a go!

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What goes bump in the night?
Name a book that has legitimately scared you while reading it

The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson really creeped me out when reading it at night!

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Blogtober 2019 · Reviews

BLOGTOBER DAY 27: The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson // Review


Title: The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 13th September 1977

Synopsis: In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year earlier, Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers, and sisters in the house, but the property–complete with boathouse and swimming pool–and the price had been too good to pass up. Twenty-eight days later, the entire Lutz family fled in terror.divider-2461548_1280

One of the most notorious examples of a supernatural presence, and one that has split the nation. The legend is explained in full in this book, and you don’t want to miss it.

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Blogtober 2019 · Reviews

BLOGTOBER DAY 25: Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand // Review


Title: Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand

Rating: ★★★★

Release: 2nd October 2018

Synopsis: Who are the Sawkill Girls? Marion: The newbie. Awkward and plain, steady and dependable. Weighed down by tragedy and hungry for love she’s sure she’ll never find. Zoey: The pariah. Luckless and lonely, hurting but hiding it. Aching with grief and dreaming of vanished girls. Maybe she’s broken—or maybe everyone else is. Val: The queen bee. Gorgeous and privileged, ruthless and regal. Words like silk and eyes like knives; a heart made of secrets and a mouth full of lies. Their stories come together on the island of Sawkill Rock, where gleaming horses graze in rolling pastures and cold waves crash against black cliffs. Where kids whisper the legend of an insidious monster at parties and around campfires. Where girls have been disappearing for decades, stolen away by a ravenous evil no one has dared to fight…until now.divider-2461548_1280

A fantastical and mystical book about the power of girls, friendships and all things dangerous.

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Blogtober 2019 · Recommendations

BLOGTOBER DAY 24: Thrillers From BooksandLala’s Favourites I Want to Read!

Hi everyone!

I’m (finally) back with another very belated blogtober post! I’ve not been well for the last week or so, so the blogtober posts got pushed back a little bit. However I am determined to catch up!

Today I wanted to share some of the books on BooksandLala’s favourites list that I am desperate to read! I absolutely adore her, and her reading style is not only very similar to mine, but I also just completely trust her recommendations and she’s my favourite Booktuber!

She also has A LOT of books on her favourites list, so I’m only going to choose a couple that I’m excited to read – otherwise this post would be SUPER long!

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Her Pretty Face by Robyn Harding

I’ve heard really good things about Robyn Harding and since this is the book of hers on Lala’s list, I picked it up from the library!

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Blogtober 2019 · Book Tags

BLOGTOBER DAY 22: Spooky Book Tag!

Hi everyone!

Today I’m back with another book tag – but this one is a SPOOKY one! I found this one when I was on the hunt for Halloween book tags, and this one I saw on Booker T’s Farm so go check it out!

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Corn Maze:
What book had you lost and confused from the very beginning?

The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett – I don’t know why but this book just left me super confused from the first chapter.

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Blogtober 2019 · Reviews

BLOGTOBER DAY 21: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager // Review


Title: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 25th July 2019

Synopsis: You’ve been offered a luxury apartment, rent free. The catch: you may not live long enough to enjoy it… 
No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents. These are the only rules for Jules Larson’s new job as apartment sitter for an elusive resident of the Bartholomew, one of Manhattan’s most high-profile private buildings and home to the super rich and famous. Recently heartbroken and practically homeless, Jules accepts the terms, ready to leave her past life behind. Out of place among the extremely wealthy, Jules finds herself pulled toward other apartment sitter Ingrid. But Ingrid confides that the Bartholomew is not what it seems and the dark history hidden beneath its gleaming facade is starting to frighten her. Jules brushes it off as a harmless ghost story – but the next day, her new friend has vanished. And then Jules discovers that Ingrid is not the first temporary resident to go missing…
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It seems too good to be true; a luxurious apartment, more money than you could ever imagine, and the only thing you need to do? Stay there for 3 months. The only downside? People are disappearing and you might be next…

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Blogtober 2019 · Reviews

BLOGTOBER DAY 19: Scythe by Neal Shusterman // Review


Title: Scythe by Neal Shusterman

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 22nd November 2016

Synopsis: In a world where disease, war and crime have been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed (“gleaned”) by professional scythes. Citra and Rowan are teenagers who have been selected to be scythes’ apprentices, and despite wanting nothing to do with the vocation, they must learn the art of killing and understand the necessity of what they do. Only one of them will be chosen as a scythe’s apprentice and as Citra and Rowan come up against a terrifyingly corrupt Scythedom, it becomes clear that the winning apprentice’s first task will be to glean the loser.divider-2461548_1280

What happens when the only way to keep yourself alive is to kill others?

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