Fate Lashed – Josh Erikson

  *I beta read this novel and received a free ARC in exchange for an honest review.  This review is unbiased and represents my own personal opinions.*   Blurb:   Some heroes are born, some are made, and some are willing to fake it if the pay is good. Gabe abandoned life as a conman after the … Continue reading Fate Lashed – Josh Erikson

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

Scars Like Wings – Erin Stewart

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Simon & Schuster and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Everyone has scars. Some are just easier to see ... 16-year-old Ava Lee is heading back to school one year after a house fire left her severely … Continue reading Scars Like Wings – Erin Stewart

Nature-Girl Vs. Worst Nightmare – Rose McKinney & J.J. Barnes

  *I received (and edited) a free ARC of this story, with thanks to the authors.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb: Nature-Girl vs Worst Nightmare is the debut novel from six year old Rose McKinney, with just a smidge of help from her mother, author J.J. Barnes. Deep … Continue reading Nature-Girl Vs. Worst Nightmare – Rose McKinney & J.J. Barnes

Darkwood – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Farrago. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Magic is forbidden in Myrsina, along with various other abominations, such as girls doing maths. This is bad news for Gretel Mudd, who doesn't perform magic, but does … Continue reading Darkwood – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

The Doll Factory – Elizabeth Macneal

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to NetGalley and Pan Macmillan. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal is the intoxicating story of a young woman who aspires to be an artist, and the man whose obsession may destroy her world for ever. … Continue reading The Doll Factory – Elizabeth Macneal

Once Upon a River – Diane Setterfield

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to NetGalley and Penguin Random House. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames, the regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open and in … Continue reading Once Upon a River – Diane Setterfield

Fallible Justice – Laura Laakso

  *I received a free proof copy of this book, with thanks to the author, and Louise Walters of Louise Walters Books.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   In Old London, where paranormal races co-exist with ordinary humans, criminal verdicts delivered by the all-seeing Heralds of Justice are infallible. After … Continue reading Fallible Justice – Laura Laakso

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

Blog Tour: The Unlikely Heroics of Sam Holloway – Rhys Thomas

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to Headline Publishing and Anne Cater of  Random Things Blog Tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  This is no ordinary love story and Sam is no typical hero...but he is a hero. Sam Holloway has survived the worst that life can throw … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Unlikely Heroics of Sam Holloway – Rhys Thomas