Time to be Gonagain – A.J. Farrelly

*I edited this novel, but purchased my own copy of the final book, with my very own money.  This review is unbiased and represents my personal opinions.* Blurb: On the run-down trading airship, The Reliant, rule number one is that no one gets left behind. So why is it that Captain Oisín Gonagain seems to … Continue reading Time to be Gonagain – A.J. Farrelly

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

  Here we go again, with my favourite books of the second half of 2019! As before, these are books that I read last year, regardless of publication date.  Also as before, my list is very fantasy heavy.  What can I say – it is a varied and fascinating genre and I love every subset! … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

Blog Tour: The Watson Letters, Vol. 5: Murder on Mystery Island – Colin Garrow

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and to Emma Welton of damppebbles blog tours.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Intrepid investigators Holmes and Watson continue their fight against crime in a not quite Post-Victorian, steampunk parallel universe. When consumptive Doctor Edward … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Watson Letters, Vol. 5: Murder on Mystery Island – Colin Garrow

Deeplight – Frances Hardinge

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Macmillan Children’s Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   The gods of the Myriad were as real as the coastlines and currents, and as merciless as the winds and whirlpools. Then one day they rose up and … Continue reading Deeplight – Frances Hardinge

Raven, Fire and Ice – Nita Round

  *I received a free copy of this novel, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*       Blurb:  Lucinda Ravensburgh sees the truth in everything she touches. When Captain Magda Stoner of the airship Verity, asks for her help in a very strange and messy … Continue reading Raven, Fire and Ice – Nita Round

Battlestar Suburbia – Chris McCrudden

  *I received a free copy of this book via NetGalley, with thanks to the author and publishers.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   In space, no one can hear you clean… When Darren’s charge-cart gets knocked off the Earth-to-Mars highway and lost in space forever, he thinks his day … Continue reading Battlestar Suburbia – Chris McCrudden

The Ghost Machine – Kristen Brand

  Blurb:  Ella Rosenfeld is a lunatic. Locked away in the remote Auttenberg Asylum, she undergoes torturous treatment to cure her hallucinations. Yet the longer she remains within Auttenberg’s austere halls, the more gruesome her visions become, until Ella is sure she’s seeing ghosts and Auttenberg’s doctor knows it. He doesn’t plan to cure her; he … Continue reading The Ghost Machine – Kristen Brand