Fantasy, Young Adult/Children

Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

I have seen this book featured on many, many blogs in the past year or so and never actually did anything about it. I have always been a fan of retold fairytales. I remember writing a few myself in a short-lived creative writing class, I took one summer in high school. I did not realise… Continue reading Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

Drama, Fantasy

The Reckless Afterlife of Harriet Stoker by Lauren James

When I venture into fare unusual for me, I end up with some good surprises and sometimes not. This book was a miss for me. The only reason I finished the book was that the writing was nice, and the imagery created by it was very vivid. The characters, for the most part, were likeable.Harriet,… Continue reading The Reckless Afterlife of Harriet Stoker by Lauren James

Fantasy, Humour, Mystery

Investigation, Mediation, Vindication (The Many Travails of John Smith, #1) by Chris Tullbane

Book is still available to request on NetGalley till Oct 22nd There are weird and wacky stories, and there are those that work well only in that exact combination. When I started reading this book, I found it entertaining. The deeper I got into the story, the narration had me laughing out loud so many… Continue reading Investigation, Mediation, Vindication (The Many Travails of John Smith, #1) by Chris Tullbane

Fantasy, Humour

Such Big Teeth (The Darkwood Series #2) by Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

I reviewed the previous book of the series earlier on the blog. Such Big Teeth(The Darkwood Series #2)by Gabby Hutchinson Crouch I had formulated a sensible review for this book then I happened to look at my review for the first. I realised that I had not put that much thought into what I was going… Continue reading Such Big Teeth (The Darkwood Series #2) by Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

Fantasy

Fool’s Assassin and Fool’s Quest (The Fitz and The Fool Trilogy #1,#2) by Robin Hobb

This series probably defines my foray into blogging. I was hoping to work my way through all the books in HK where the libraries had copies but I was not forward thinking enough to reserve all together. With the third wave closures, I am left with one book remaining! I read these two as separate… Continue reading Fool’s Assassin and Fool’s Quest (The Fitz and The Fool Trilogy #1,#2) by Robin Hobb