Book Review: The Way Past Winter by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

This book is all about atmosphere. Kiran Millwood Hargrave has wonderfully brought winter to life in her latest book, The Way Past Winter, making it perfect for snuggling up under a blanket with a hot drink. It’s fast-paced and gets to the action quickly, keeping you enthralled from the get go with each chapter ending …

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The 12 Days of Christmas Book Tag!

Hey guys and gals, I saw this booktag this morning on A Novel Purpose, and I am shamelessly stealing the idea off of Lucy over there. I believe it originally comes from here though: https://fallingdownthebookhole.com/2014/12/01/12-days-of-books-tag-original/  Hope you like it! On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: a partridge in a …

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Book Review: Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri

Emotional, ambitious and fresh. Tasha Suri’s debut novel, Empire of Sand, brings us an enthralling fantasy adventure set in world inspired by Mughal India which is wonderfully brought to life before your eyes with evocative and sumptuous description. We follow the story of Mehr, the illegitimate daughter of a powerful Ambhan noble and an Amrithi-nomad …

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Genre Recommendations: Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction isn’t a genre that I have reviewed much of on this website, but it is one of my favourites. History is a subject that has always fascinated me, and as such, historical fiction is an obvious genre for me to love! If you haven’t read much historical fiction, or even if you have …

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Book Review: The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

The Language of Thorns brings us a collection of fairy-tale style short stories set in the Grishaverse – the same universe where Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows duology and Shadow and Bone series are set. Following in the style of her other Grishaverse books, these stories are dark and gritty. They would probably have more …

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