2018 – A Retrospective

Happy New Year to you all! Another year has come and gone and it truly feels like 2018 has flown by. In this post I am going to look back at my favourite books and movies of 2018 while looking forward into 2019 at what am I going to read and watch.  Books I started…

Starfish; by Akemi Dawn Bowman

Kiko Himura has always had a hard time saying exactly what she’s thinking. With a mother who makes her feel unremarkable and a half-Japanese heritage she doesn’t quite understand, Kiko prefers to keep her head down, certain that once she makes it into her dream art school, Prism, her real life will begin. But then…

A Darker Shade of Magic; (Shades of Magic #1) by V. E. Schwab

Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black.  Kell was raised in Arnes—Red London—and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime changes in White London and the court of George…

The Bookish Conundrum: eBook vs Books

📸Rachel Caine’s The Great Library Series It is the 21st century where we have many options on how we wish to read books, even to the point that we no longer need to read just listen. In 2016 the UK saw a rise in sales from traditional bookshops which shows there is still a market for…

Some Fine Day: Author Interview with Kat Ross

 Sixteen-year-old Jansin Nordqvist is on the verge of graduating from the black ops factory known as the Academy. She’s smart and deadly and knows three things with absolute certainty. 1. When the world flooded and civilization retreated deep underground, there was no one left on the surface. 2. The only species to thrive there are…