Blog Tour: Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit

I don’t read a lot of historical fiction but I absolutely adore middle grade novels so when I heard about Anna and the Swallow Man, I knew I was going to have a lot of feels and would probably need a lot of tissues. The book; however, turned out to be not exactly what I […]

Review: The Bridge by Jane Higgins

I went into The Bridge expecting something that involved more secret agents but what I got was an intense dystopia that did not hold back on the realities of war. I have to say, with two good dystopias on my recently read list (this being one of them), I might just be ready to give dystopia […]

ARC Review: The Chosen Prince by Diane Stanley

Genres: Fantasy, Mythology, Middle GradeRelease Date: January 27st, 2015Publisher:  HarperCollinsSource:  eARC from EdelweissCheck out on GOODREADS On the day of his birth, Prince Alexos is revealed to be the long-awaited champion of Athene. He grows up lonely, conscious of all that is expected of him. But Alexos discovers that being a champion isn’t about fame and glory–it’s about sacrifice and courage. […]

ARC Review: We Are Called to Rise by Laura McBride

Rating: 4/5Genres: Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, AdultRelease Date: June 3rd 2014Publisher: Simon & Schuster Source:  NetGalleyCheck out on GOODREADS An immigrant boy whose family is struggling to assimilate. A middle-aged housewife coping with an imploding marriage and a troubled son. A social worker at home in the darker corners of Las Vegas. A wounded soldier recovering from an injury he can’t remember […]

Review: Cress by Marissa Meyer

Rating: 5/5 Genre: Young Adult, Action, Science Fiction, Fantasy Release Date: February 4, 2014 Publisher: Feiwel and Friends Number of pages: 550 Check on on GOODREADS Buy on AMAZON | THE BOOK DEPOSITORY In this third book in the bestselling Lunar Chronicles series, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. […]

ARC review: The Blood of Gods (Emperor #5) by Conn Iggulden

Rating: 4/5 / 5 Genres: Adult, Action, Adventure, Historical Fiction Publication: July 2, 2013 by Delacorte Press Number of pages: 400 Source: ARC from Edelweiss Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository Opening immediately after the assassination of Julius Caesar, here is a compulsively readable, stand-alone revenge tale about the pursuit of Caesar’s killers and […]

Review: Blood Song (Raven’s Shadow #1) by Anthony Ryan

Rating: 5/5 Genres: Adult, High Fantasy, Action, Adventure Published July 2, 2013 by Ace Hardcover Number of pages: 592 Source: Bought Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository An epic fantasy exploring themes of conflict, loyalty and religious faith. Vaelin Al Sorna, Brother of the Sixth Order, has been trained from childhood to fight and […]

Review: The Pillars of the Earth

“There it is, Father,” she said aloud. Nobody heard her: they were cheering too loud. “This is what you wanted, she said to her dead father, and there was bitterness as well as triumph in her heart. “I promised you this, and I kept my promise. I took care of Richard, and he fought all […]