Meraki Candles: April Far Away Lands.

The month of April was a great month for boxes, with Meraki Candles having announced previously that it would be the month we get our first Anime quarterly box as well as our normal box. When Heather announced the theme for April I was so excited. As a big fan of fantasy, I couldn’t wait to…

Wintersong – S. Jae Jones

ISBN;  9781250079213. February 7th 2017 by Thomas Dunne Books. All her life, nineteen-year-old Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, mysterious Goblin King. He is the Lord of Mischief, the Ruler Underground, and the muse around which her music is composed. Yet, as Liesl helps shoulder the burden of running her family’s inn, her dreams…

Meraki Candles: March Winged Warriors.

March’s Meraki Candles box was highly anticipated for me. I mean, an entire box about dragons?! This box could not fail in my opinion, and I was not disappointed at all, this box was amazing. The item page had this to say: Winged Warriors is the ultimate dragon lover’s box. If you find yourself dreaming of…

The Names They Gave Us – Emery Lord

ISBN: 978140887814. 1st June 2017. Bloomsbury. I won an ARC direct from Bloomsbury, but I had also just been accepted to review via Netgalley too. Lucy Hansson was ready for a perfect summer with her boyfriend, working at her childhood Bible camp on the lake and spending quality time with her parents. But when her…

Meraki Candles; February Fantasy Relationships.

The February themed candle box from Meraki Candles, was one I was anxious for. This could have got in any direction and I was excited to see what Heather might come up with. She did not disappoint. The item description said this; Each box contains 4 4oz candles and is perfect for fans of Twilight,…

Stargazing For Beginners – Jenny McLachlan

ISBN: 9781408879757. 6th April 2017. Bloomsbury. With thanks to Netgalley for supplying my ecopy. Science geek Meg is left to look after her little sister for ten days after her free-spirited mum leaves suddenly to follow up yet another of her Big Important Causes. But while Meg may understand how the universe was formed, baby…

Meraki Candles; January Crime and Punishment Box.

With Meraki Candles 1 year anniversary coming up, I figure now is a great time to review boxes previously received. Meraki Candles is the brain child of a lady named Heather. Here is what the about on her store says: After obtaining a degree in computer animation, I came to the realisation that the 9-5…

The Keeper Of Lost Things – Ruth Hogan

ISBN; 9781473635463. 26th January 2017. Hodder and Stoughton. With thanks to Bookbridgr for suppling me with a hardback copy. Lime green plastic flower-shaped hair bobbles—Found, on the playing field, Derrywood Park, 2nd September. Bone china cup and saucer—Found, on a bench in Riveria Public Gardens, 31st October. Anthony Peardew is the keeper of lost things….

Song Of The Current – Sarah Tolcser

ISBN; 978140888900. 1st July 2017. Bloomsbury Publishing. With thanks to Bloomsbury for sending me a paperback copy to review. Caroline Oresteia is destined for the river. Her father is a wherryman, as was her grandmother. All Caro needs is for the river god to whisper her name, and her fate is sealed. But at seventeen,…

Wolf Hunters – Len McCabe

ISBN: 9781781325315. 15th August 2016. Silverwood Books. Won from Goodreads. At the age of just sixteen, Karin has been entrusted by his tribe to trek to a neighbouring settlement, on a mission to offer to pool food reserves for what threatens to be a bleak and severe winter. On the trail, he meets Peric, a…

I’m Still Here – Clélie Avit

ISBN: 9781473626768. Hodder & Stoughton. 4th May 2017. Translated by Lucy Foster. With thanks to Bookbridgr for supplying my paperback copy. A modern-day Sleeping Beauty story of love and hope, for fans of Jojo Moyes. Elsa has been in a coma for five months. With all hope of reviving her gone, her family and doctors…

Clover Moon – Jacqueline Wilson

ISBN: 9780857532732. 6th October 2016. Penguin Random House UK Childrens/Doubleday Childrens. With thanks to Netgalley for supplying me with a copy. Clover Moon’s imagination is her best escape from a life of hardship in poverty-stricken Victorian London. When tragedy plunges her into a world of grief, Clover realizes that everything she loved about the place…