'She is for the Goblin King now' I've recently become enthralled by novels like Wintersong which take the dark fairytales of Russia, Eastern Europe and in this case Germany and make them into their own. Wintersong tells the tale of Liesel, a young German woman with a passion for music. Music she is not allowed … Continue reading Wintersong by S Jae Jones. Review.
The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly is one of the freakeist books I have ever read. Wow! It's going to stay with me for a while I can't deny it. It would be easy to imagine from the synopsis of this book that it is a children's or young adult book about a … Continue reading The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly. Review.
'It was late winter in Northern Rus', The air sullen with wet that was neither rain nor snow. The brilliant February landscape had given way to the dreary gray of March, and the household of Pyotr Vladimirovich were all sniffling from the damp and thin from six weeks' fasting on black bread and fermented cabbage. … Continue reading The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden. Review
When the author of Anemogram, Rebecca Gransden contacted me a few days ago asking if I would like to review her debut novel I happily agreed and told her I should have read and reviewed it in a couple of days. In reality it took me only three hours. This was due to the fact that … Continue reading Anemogram Review