I’M BACK, BABY! | ARC REVIEW | Queen of Coin and Whispers by Helen Corcoran

Title: QUEEN OF COIN AND WHISPERS Author: HELEN CORCORAN Releases: 6TH APRIL 2020 by THE O’BRIEN PRESS Genre: YA FANTASY – LGBT TWs: Death, abuse, child death, PTSD ‘She loved me as I loved her, fierce as a bloodied blade.’ When teenage queen Lia inherits her corrupt uncle’s bankrupt kingdom, she brings a a newContinue reading “I’M BACK, BABY! | ARC REVIEW | Queen of Coin and Whispers by Helen Corcoran”

#BOOKPOST + BUYS 11.08.2019

I thought it might be nice (for my own organisation) to start keeping a record of what books, and bookish items, I get from week to week! Hopefully, I can keep this up for awhile…but we shall see, indeed.. ** BOOK POST ** Dark Age – Pierce Brown (signed Waterstones edition) – Of course, IContinue reading “#BOOKPOST + BUYS 11.08.2019”

REVIEW | A Shroud of Leaves by Rebecca Alexander (Sage Westfield, #2)

Title: A SHROUD OF LEAVES Author: REBECCA ALEXANDER Released: 9TH JULY 2019 by TITAN BOOKS Genre: MYSTERY, THRILLER, SUSPENSE TWs: Death, abuse, sexual molestation, animal abuse, alcoholism, familial abuse/dysfunction, child death “Finely observed, beautifully written” Daily Mail on The Secrets of Life and Death “The victim had been buried in a carved hollow in theContinue reading “REVIEW | A Shroud of Leaves by Rebecca Alexander (Sage Westfield, #2)”

ARC REVIEW | The Invited by Jennifer McMahon

Title: THE INVITED Author: JENNIFER MCMAHON Released: 30TH APRIL 2019 by DOUBLEDAY Genre: PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER | GHOST STORY A chilling ghost story with a twist: the New York Times bestselling author of The Winter People returns to the woods of Vermont to tell the story of a husband and wife who don’t simply move into a haunted house–theyContinue reading “ARC REVIEW | The Invited by Jennifer McMahon”

ARC REVIEW | The Lost Coast by Amy Rose Capetta

Title: THE LOST COAST Author: AMY ROSE CAPETTA Released: 14TH MAY 2019 by CANDLEWICK PRESS Genre: YOUNG ADULT FANTASY Rep: LGBTQ+ | TWs: Anxiety, depression, violence, death/murder. The spellbinding tale of six queer witches forging their own paths, shrouded in the mist, magic, and secrets of the ancient California redwoods. Danny didn’t know what sheContinue reading “ARC REVIEW | The Lost Coast by Amy Rose Capetta”

ARC REVIEW | Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim

Title: SPIN THE DAWN (THE BLOOD OF STARS #1) Author: ELIZABETH LIM Released: 9TH JULY 2019 by KNOPF BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS Genre: TEENS + YA/FANTASY REP: Asian Culture | TWs: violence, death (of loved ones), blood, imprisonment, war themes Project Runway meets Mulan in this sweeping YA fantasy about a young girl who poses as a boyContinue reading “ARC REVIEW | Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim”

REVIEW | The Kingdom by Jess Rothenberg

Title: THE KINGDOM Author: JESS ROTHENBERG Released: 11TH JULY 2019 by MACMILLAN CHILDREN’S BOOKS Genre: YOUNG ADULT FANTASY SCI-FI TWs: Death, allusion to rape/sexual assault, abuse, self harm. Welcome to the Kingdom… where ‘Happily Ever After’ isn’t just a promise, but a rule.  Glimmering like a jewel behind its gateway, The Kingdom(TM) is an immersiveContinue reading “REVIEW | The Kingdom by Jess Rothenberg”

Can’t Freakin’ Wait Wednesday 10/07/19

Can’t Wait Wednesday is hosted by Tressa over at Wishful Endings and was based on Waiting on Wednesday’s, which is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. She created it to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released, butContinue reading “Can’t Freakin’ Wait Wednesday 10/07/19”