LGBTQ+ Recommendations

I know that Pride Month has nearly passed, but I still wanted to publish a post recommending LGBTQ+ reads and novels that, though they aren't specifically LGBTQ+ but still feature LGBTQ+ rep characters- these latter titles won't include a synopsis - and as I have not yet read the novels in the last list, I … Continue reading LGBTQ+ Recommendations

A Review of….Kate and Clara’s Curious Cornish Craft Shop *spoiler-free* (Netgalley Arc)

Title: Kate and Clara's Curious Cornish Craft Shop Author: Ali McNamara Publisher: Sphere Star Rating: 5 Release Date: 9th July (Kindle addition) Paperback date is uncertain (Netgalley and Amazon say 23rd July, Goodreads will tell you it doesn't come out until September) It is always difficult for me, when writing a review on an Ali McNamara … Continue reading A Review of….Kate and Clara’s Curious Cornish Craft Shop *spoiler-free* (Netgalley Arc)

A Review of…Sunny Days and Sea Breezes (NetGalley arc) *spoiler free*

Title: Sunny Days and Sea Breezes Author:  Carole Matthews Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group. Star Rating: 4 stars Release date: 25th June! Although I haven't read anything by Matthews in the past (and have read contemporaries mostly by Ali McNamara), I was still able to pick up a writing style while I was reading her novel … Continue reading A Review of…Sunny Days and Sea Breezes (NetGalley arc) *spoiler free*

A Review of….The Maiden Ship

Title: The Maiden Ship Author: Micheline Ryckman Publisher: Whimsical Publishing Star Rating: 5 I'd been following Micheline's Instagram account and her beautiful illustrations for a while I think, when she announced the upcoming release of this gem of a book, and was gutted I was unable to pre-order the bundle from her website for various reasons … Continue reading A Review of….The Maiden Ship

A Review of….Days of Blood and Starlight

Author: Laini Taylor Title: Days of Blood and Starlight Publisher: Hachette UK Star Rating: 5 It had been a while since I'd read Daughter of Smoke and Bone, when I picked this up for my Astronomy prompt for the Magical Readathon back in April but I surprised myself by remembering most of what happened, before picking  up … Continue reading A Review of….Days of Blood and Starlight

A Review of…..Up Close & Personal (Netgalley Arc) *Spoiler Free*

Title: Up Close and Personal Author: Kathryn Freeman Publisher: One More Chapter Star Rating: 4 Expected Release Date: 12th June I've read contemporaries/romance novels, and I've read a few novels that involve a protection detail - but I can't say I've ever read a novel that combined the two. In Freeman's novel,  Kat Parker is a … Continue reading A Review of…..Up Close & Personal (Netgalley Arc) *Spoiler Free*

Descendant’s of Erodis: The Bracelet Hidden Beneath A Shell

The Bracelet Hidden Beneath A Shell   A day and a half later we were back home in England, and I was staying over at Harry’s while my parents were away at a conference. The weather had been perfect so far, and there’d been nothing in the forecast to suggest that would change as the … Continue reading Descendant’s of Erodis: The Bracelet Hidden Beneath A Shell

Descendants of Erodis; Map+ (ORAELIA) Part One: Oraelia, Jeii 1997, Síosa Palace, Ledoran, Elandrea

Here is a glimpse into the world of Elandrea, through this gorgeous map illustrated by my good friend Hannah - horrortist and viewtiful_arts on Instagram. And now, take your first step into the story, enjoy! PART ONE: ORAELIA Jeii 1997, Síosa Palace, Ledoran, Elandrea It was was nine o'clock on a Tuesday evening, troubling and … Continue reading Descendants of Erodis; Map+ (ORAELIA) Part One: Oraelia, Jeii 1997, Síosa Palace, Ledoran, Elandrea

Coming Soon: Descendants of Erodis chapters on Katharina Sinead’s book blog

Hey my lovelies, This is just a quick little post to let you all know I'm going to be posting the first couple of chapters from Descendants of Erodis (Elandrea Chronicles Book 1) on my blog in the next day or two (perhaps serialise it on here?). Although I have uploaded chapters to the writing platform Wattpad, … Continue reading Coming Soon: Descendants of Erodis chapters on Katharina Sinead’s book blog

A Review of….Frostheart

Title: Frostheart  Author: Jamie Littler Publisher: Puffin Books COWWT: 25/25 (5/5) Characters: 5 Oh I loved the characters in this novel. They were all so vibrant and alive - I particularly adored Ash and Tobu's character's. Ash is so determined to be himself and yet still  somewhat afraid to be himself, and Tobu is so protective … Continue reading A Review of….Frostheart

A Review of….Siege and Sacrifice (Numina #3)

Title: Siege and Sacrifice (Numina #3) Author: Charlie N. Holmerg Publisher: 47th North (Amazon Imprint) COWWT: 25/25 (5/5) Characters: 5 I loved meeting the characters I've adored since the first book again, and meeting the new ones - and I loved the character development, too.   Ooh! Factor: 5 There is so much in this book … Continue reading A Review of….Siege and Sacrifice (Numina #3)

A Review of…Wild Magic

Title: Wild Magic Author: Tamara Pierce Publisher: Athenium COWWT: 25/25 (5/5) Character: 5 I really liked Daine's character and her amazing connection with animals.  I also adored Onua and her caring nature -  and Numair, and so many more of the characters. Ooh! Factor: 5 Oh so many things - if I told you, I would spoil the … Continue reading A Review of…Wild Magic

A Review of….Highfire *may contain spoilers*(Blog Tour)

(Note: if you've been following my blog for a while, this review is not written using my COWWT rating) Title: Highfire  Author: Eoin Colfer Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books Release date (UK): today! Rating: 4/5 stars I'm going to start this review by saying  that I loved the premise of this novel: a vodka and Flashdance- loving … Continue reading A Review of….Highfire *may contain spoilers*(Blog Tour)

My 5 Star Predictions

I have seen many BookTubers do videos on their 5 star predictions in the past few years, as well as a few book bloggers - though I've never done one of my own. A disclaimer before I get into these predictions; some of these books may have been out for some time, but because of … Continue reading My 5 Star Predictions

A Review of…The Chosen (Contender #1) by Taran Matharu (Non Spoiler)

Title: The Chosen Author: Taran Matharu Publisher: Hodder Children's Books COWWT: 25/25 (5/5) Characters: 5 Oh my gosh I absolutely loved the main character, Cade. He felt really relatable, though possibly more so for some, and was so strong minded despite the hardships he faces, and takes everything in his stride; accepting the situations he … Continue reading A Review of…The Chosen (Contender #1) by Taran Matharu (Non Spoiler)