Book Theme

Book Theme – Fantasy

Hello! If you’re a regular reader then you’ll know that every month I do a post based on the choices of a Goodreads group called ‘Play Book Tag.’ The group votes on a theme and then readers discuss, recommend and review books that fit. Because May is the month of Wyrd & Wonder I’m choosing… Continue reading Book Theme – Fantasy


ARC Book Review: Monstrous Heart

When Arden Beacon is sent to the lighthouse, she is simply a woman with a job to do. She neither seeks, nor expects, distraction. After years tainted by disappointment, Arden is finally taking up her family’s profession. She must prove herself worthy of her name, for she has nothing else. But the coast she has… Continue reading ARC Book Review: Monstrous Heart


ARC Book Review: Pan’s Labyrinth

Oscar winning writer-director Guillermo del Toro and New York Times bestselling author Cornelia Funke have come together to transform del Toro’s hit movie Pan’s Labyrinth into an epic and dark fantasy novel for readers of all ages, complete with haunting illustrations and enchanting short stories that flesh out the folklore of this fascinating world. This… Continue reading ARC Book Review: Pan’s Labyrinth


ARC Book Review: The Binding

Young Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a strange letter arrives summoning him away from his family. He is to begin an apprenticeship as a Bookbinder—a vocation that arouses fear, superstition, and prejudice among their small community but one neither he nor his parents can afford to refuse. For as long as he… Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Binding


ARC Book Review: The Beauty of the Wolf

What some might call beauty, I find monstrous' In the age of the Faerie Queene, Elizabeth I, Lord Francis Rodermere starts to lay waste to a forest. Furious, the sorceress who dwells there scrawls a curse into the bark of the first oak he fells: A faerie boy will be born to you whose beauty… Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Beauty of the Wolf