Synopsis: War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it with untrustworthy new allies and the Empire as his enemy. Though he has convinced himself that he no longer loves Kestrel, Arin hasn’t forgotten her, or how she became exactly the kind of person he has always despised. She cared more for the empire than … Continue reading I’m so Sorry Winner’s Curse. Please forgive me!
I'm not a big convention goer, the only ones I've been to are writing ones... Good thing I have a blog about writing! Get ready for a load of free books People love giving away books at conventions...too many books. I now have a shelf devoted to free books. You get free books on … Continue reading My Convention Experiences
A royal wedding should be a celebration, with fireworks and dancing till dawn. But for General’s daughter Kestrel, betrothed to the Crown Prince, marriage is a trap. Just as they fell in love, Arin became her enemy. Kestrel aches to tell him the truth – that her engagement was the price she paid to save … Continue reading The Curse of Fantasy YA (Review)
Synopsis: Fifteen year-old Yael is on the run. The Jewish girl seeks shelter from the Germans on the farm of the village outcast. Aleksei is mute and solitary, but as the brutal winter advances, he reluctantly takes her in and a delicate relationship develops. As her feelings towards Aleksei change, the war intrudes and Yael … Continue reading The Song of the Stork- review
I'm gonna let you in on a secret: I hate YA novel and I don't think I'm in the minority thinking that. But I don't think that's fault of any YA novelist more that I'm not looking hard enough for anything good. It's this generalised feeling that all YA novels suck and I think those … Continue reading Why YA novels suck.
So, Legend by Marie Lu a sci-fi YA about a dysfunction dystopia where a young boy is hunted down by the establishment for unknown reasons. Could this be the new and exciting twist on the genre? Is Donald Trump really not gonna start WW3? I really wanted to like this book, partly because I didn’t … Continue reading Legend By Marie Lu