The Poppy War by RF Kuang was a powerful and terrible story. Audiobook review

Synopsis When Rin aced the Keju, the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies, it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from Rooster Province could pass without cheating; to Rin’s guardians, who believed they’d finally be able to marry her […]

I swear I’ll stick to 5 books today! Here are my Top 5 Fantasy books of all time! Top 5 Tuesday.

Hi dear friends,   Today is graduation day for my daughter so I am in a rush right now but the very good kind of rush! And as she’s been a very good student I’ve decided to be a very good “Top 5 Tuesday”er”” today and for once, stick to 5 books! See Shanah, I […]

Flamboyant, buoyant!!! Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson 5 stars Review and Blog Tour

Synopsis All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery—magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they transform into grotesque monsters of ink and […]

The Kingdom of Copper by S.A. Chakraborty. Audiobook review. 6 stars and a huge book hangover! What will I listen to now???

Synopsis Return to Daevabad in the spellbinding sequel to THE CITY OF BRASS.Nahri’s life changed forever the moment she accidentally summoned Dara, a formidable, mysterious djinn, during one of her schemes. Whisked from her home in Cairo, she was thrust into the dazzling royal court of Daevabad and quickly discovered she would need all her […]

I’ve been slayed all right! Slayer by Kiersten White. Review

Synopsis Into every generation a Slayer is born…Nina and her twin sister, Artemis, are far from normal. It’s hard to be when you grow up at the Watcher’s Academy, which is a bit different from your average boarding school. Here teens are trained as guides for Slayers—girls gifted with supernatural strength to fight the forces […]

My most awaited book for 2019 was …wicked! The Wicked King by Holly Black: review and my free read for the #UltimateReadingChallenge

Synopsis You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring.The first lesson is to make yourself strong. After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself […]