Title: Rebel Spring Author: Morgan Rhodes Series: Falling Kingdoms #2 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Publish Date: December 3rd 2013 Publisher: Razorbill Edition: Hardback As this is the second book in a series, I highly suggest not reading this review if you haven’t read the first book: Falling Kingdoms, so avoid any minor spoilers. Critical Rating: 3 […]
Title: Falling Kingdoms Author: Morgan Rhodes Series: Falling Kingdoms #1 Genre: Young Adult, (Epic/High) Fantasy Published: December 11th, 2012 (first published 1st January, 2012) Publisher: Razorbill ISBN (for my edition): 1595145842 Edition: Hardback, English Goodreads Critical Rating: 3/5 stars Entertainment Rating: 4/5 stars Plot: drama-filled, not much action, build up to bigger events, slower pace Writing: multiple […]
Blurb: For Noa and Callum, being together is dangerous, even deadly. From the start, sixteen-year-old Noa senses that the mysterious transfer student to her Monterey boarding school is different. Callum unnerves and intrigues her, and even as she struggles through family tragedy, she’s irresistibly drawn to him. Soon they are bound by his deepest secret: […]
Blurb: For Vân Uoc Phan, fantasies fall into two categories: nourishing, or pointless. Daydreaming about Billy Gardiner, for example? Pointless. It always left her feeling sick, as though she’d eaten too much sugar. Vân Uoc doesn’t believe in fairies, zombies, vampires, Father Christmas – or magic wishes. She believes in keeping a low profile: real […]
I am bringing to you on this fine Friday, a book chat for Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley. Magonia is a beautifully written debut novel that is quoted to be a “fiercely intelligent, multi-layered fantasy where Neil Gaiman’s Stardust meets John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars”. I wouldn’t say this is the case. True, Magonia is a beautifully written novel intertwined with a fresh and new fantasy concept.