You Should Be Aware Of This Totally Awesome Aussie Fantasy

You Should Be Aware Of This Totally Awesome Aussie Fantasy

SUMMARY Blaze Halfbreed has been sent on a mission to retrieve the Cirkasian Castlemaid from Gortham Spit, a barely hospital strip of sand where only the lowest of the low and the most desperate congregate. There she discovers the filthy stench of evil dunmagic and realises a great evil has returned to threaten the whole […]

Desperate To Get Across The Wall

Desperate To Get Across The Wall

This is a review of just the novella in this collection, ‘Nicholas Sayre and the Creature in the Case’. It is not a review of the complete book. It’s six months after the combined magic of the Charter defeated the Destroyer, and Nick is back in Ancelstierre, reluctantly attending a house party on behalf of […]

Abhorsen has used Saraneth to bind me into loving this series

Abhorsen has used Saraneth to bind me into loving this series

Despite their new destinies, Lirael and Sam continue their plan to recue Nick and stop whatever he is unearthing. Slowly the pair come to discover what it is: Lirael embraces her destiny as not only the Abhorsen-in-Waiting, but a Remembrancer as well, someone who can See the past like her Clayr sisters can See the […]

Skulduggery Pleasant

Skulduggery Pleasant

Where to begin with Skulduggery Pleasant. It’s an Urban Fantasy about a private investigator with magical powers. Sound familiar? It should because that’s the Dresden Files too. But unlike the decidedly adult tone of Jim Butchers master-works of Urban Fantasy, Derek Landy offers us something just as good, but a little more Artemis Fowl. Set […]

Lirael by Garth Nix

Lirael by Garth Nix

I’ll be honest with you: Lirael is over 500 pages of largely non-action, worldbuilding, and characters who make terrible mistakes and have to overcome them largely by their own fortitude. But the difference between Lirael and other books with little action driving the plot is that Nix is consistent with his characters. He doesn’t tell […]

Siren’s Fury by Mary Weber

Siren’s Fury by Mary Weber

Last year I tried to read Siren’s Fury but ended up putting it down halfway through for a few reasons. Back then I didn’t have a co-blogger, so I needed new content and this book was taking too long for me to read. Literally nothing had happened in the plot except that my girl Nym […]

Sabriel by Garth Nix

Sabriel by Garth Nix

You know sometimes when you read a book that’s just so good you get kind of overwhelmed and when you finish it you just need to cry to let all of your feelings out? Yeah. This. Fucking. Book. I read it a couple of times when I was a teenager but I haven’t read it […]