Spellhacker – M. K. England.

ISBN:9780062968081. March 5th 2020 (US:January 21st 2020). Harper Teen. With thanks to the team at Harper360 for sending me a copy to read and review. In Kyrkarta, magic—known as maz—was once a freely available natural resource. Then an earthquake released a magical plague, killing thousands and opening the door for a greedy corporation to make…

Crown Of Oblivion – Julie Eshbaugh.

ISBN: 9780062399314. December 26th 2019. Harper Collins. With thanks to the team at Harper 360 UK for sending me a copy to read and review. Astrid is the surrogate for Princess Renya, which means she bears the physical punishment if Renya steps out of line. Astrid has no choice—she and her family are Outsiders, the…

Favourite 2019 Reads.

Normally at the end of year I give you my top 10 reads of that year. In 2019 I’ve read more than I have in a long time. I’m struggling to narrow down my favourite reads, so I’m going to give you a list of my 5 stars for the year. I’m going to put…

Dragonslayer – Duncan M. Hamilton

ISBN: 9781250306739. July 2019. Tor Books. With thanks to Jamie-Lee Nardone for arranging for a copy to be sent my way. BuzzFeed Greatest Fantasy Book of the Year authorIn his magnificent, heroic, adventure fantasy, Dragonslayer, Duncan M. Hamilton debuts the first book in a fast-moving trilogy: a dangerous tale of lost magics, unlikely heroes, and reawakened…

The Memory Thief – Lauren Mansy

ISBN: 9780310767657. October 1st 2019. Blink/Harper Collins Publishing. With thanks to the team at Harper360 for gifting me with a paperback copy. In the city of Craewick, memories reign. The power-obsessed ruler of the city, Madame, has cultivated a society in which memories are currency, citizens are divided by ability, and Gifted individuals can take…

The Guinevere Deception – Kiersten White

ISBN: 9780593123836. November 5th 2019. Penguin Random House. With thanks to the team at Penguin Random House for sending me a copy to read and review. From New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White comes a new fantasy series reimagining the Arthurian legend, set in the magical world of Camelot.There was nothing in the world…

Magic For Liars – Sarah Gailey

ISBN: 9781250174611. June 4th 2019. Tor Books. With thanks to Jamie-Lee Nardone for arranging for a copy to be sent my way. Sharp, mainstream fantasy meets compelling thrills of investigative noir in this fantasy debut by rising star Sarah Gailey.Ivy Gamble has never wanted to be magic. She is perfectly happy with her life—she has…

Blog Tour: Invisible In A Bright Light – Sally Gardner.

ISBN: 9781786695222. October 2019. Head Of Zeus. With thanks to the team at Head Of Zeus for surprising me with an ARC copy. From I, Coriander to Invisible in a Bright Light, Sally Gardner’s first middle grade novel in 14 years soars with the imagination of a master story-teller. A pitch-perfect story about a crystal…

Blog Tour: A House Of Ghosts – W. C. Ryan.

ISBN: 9781785767111. October 4th 2018. Zaffre. With thanks to Tracy at Compulsive Readers for letting me take part in the blog tour and for arranging for a copy to be sent my way. A gripping mystery with a classic feel: And Then There Were None meets The Silent Companions.Winter 1917. As the First World War…