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On My Radar: March

I’m just about keeping up with my pre-orders but March is just around the corner and look at all these books coming out next month. It’s looking like a good month for Popsugar’s “oxymoron in the title” prompt too. 🤣 I’ve got Klara and the…

Fantasy, Young Adult

The Gilded Ones

Deka prays for her blood to run pure. If it flows red at the cutting ceremony, she can take her place as a woman, and will be able to wear a mask, hiding her face from the gaze of men. If it flows gold, she…

Weekly Update

Mysterious rocks… a weekly check-in

Someone’s been leaving painted rocks around town. The first I spotted was a slightly terrifying hippo-creature: Is someone trying to send a message? It is some pagan ritual? Are they worshipping the hippo gods? Maybe it’s to raise awareness of the potential hippo cull in…

List, Top Ten

Top Ten Purple Covers

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. To celebrate Mardi Gras, this week’s Top Ten Tuesday is all about purple, yellow and green books covers. I’ve noticed in the past that I don’t read many books with green covers and I become…

Graphic Novel

The Sad Ghost Club

The Sad Ghost Club started out as a zine but I hadn’t heard of it until I saw this graphic novel, detailing a day in the life of a sad ghost. It’s quite adorable, maybe aimed at a middle grade age but can be appreciated…

List, Top Ten

Top Ten Valentine’s: Yay or Nay?

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Do you love the cheesiness of Valentine’s Day and surrounding yourself with romantic content? Or would you prefer to have nothing to do with it? I struggled coming up with ten super adorable romances to…

Giveaway

Win a £25 National Book Token

To celebrate my new look, I’d like to give away a Book Token to one of my lovely readers. The prize is a £25 National Book Token. The giveaway is open internationally, you can use the token online at Blackwell’s or Foyles for international delivery….

General Fiction, Literary

Maxwell’s Demon

Disclosure: I received a copy of this book free of charge for review purposes only. Receipt of a book does not guarantee a review or endorsement. My reviews are my honest opinion and are not biased for the purpose of personal gain. Thomas Quinn is…

5 Star, Fantasy

Black Sun

Today he would become a god. His mother had told him so. The opening line may seem like something any mother would tell her son, but in the case of Serapio, his mother truly believes he will become the Crow God reborn. She blinds him,…

New Releases

On My Radar: February

For the shortest month of the year, there sure are a lot of new books I want to read. Becky Chambers’ final Wayfarers book, the next of James Smythe’s Anomaly Quartet and a new Rockton book are all on my pre-order list, along with The…