Book Review: The Falconer by Elizabeth May

I was surprised by how powerfully I connected to this. I was expecting an exciting read, a girl leading a double life, a fight against the supernatural. What I wasn’t expecting was a tale loaded with what it is like to lose someone. Aileana’s grief, manifesting in the intense rage and overpowering sadness she feels, […]

Book Review: Geomancer (The Well of Echoes 1) by Ian Irvine

I decided to re-read some old favourites. It’s comforting isn’t it, to revisit something that you loved in the past? This whole series also reminds me of someone, because I lent this series to that someone, and it is special to me, knowing that he read all 11 books and enjoyed them. We talked about […]

Foyles New Writers’ Evening February 2016

I’ve been to a couple of new writer events at Foyles now and they’re always a really wonderful night. This time I hadn’t had a chance to read up on who the authors were or even their genre. All three books were connected by the research and soul that went into the books, it seemed […]

Book Review: Starborn by Lucy Hounsom

Starborn by Lucy Hounsom is right up my street. Loved it. The female protagonist, Kyndra (love the name), is thrust onto a journey she doesn’t want or entirely understand. When we first meet Kyndra she seems like an ordinary teenager, her worries are about growing up and what her future will be like. Swept up […]