James Rhyder and the Cave of Dreams -David S. Brooks

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb:  Twelve-year-old James Rhyder is being hunted by people from a hidden world he never knew existed. Unlike most people his age, James doesn’t dream at night of becoming a hero. Rather, … Continue reading James Rhyder and the Cave of Dreams -David S. Brooks

Reviving the Commander – Nadine Keel

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  First in the Crowns Legacy series. She isn't a beautiful young maiden hoping to erase the Commander's memory. Opal Whilstead knows she has a reputation: a reputation as a … Continue reading Reviving the Commander – Nadine Keel

Nightborn – Jessica Thorne

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Bookouture and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Like deep dark water, it pulls them down. The faint fire of magic within them flickers and dies. Their eyes turn black as night. They are nightborn now. … Continue reading Nightborn – Jessica Thorne

The Hard Blokes Of Sparta: The Princess In The Tower – Jamie Brindle

  *I received a free copy of this book via Voracious Readers Only and Story Origin, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  “What’s wrong with ‘Dave’? Dave’s a good name for a Spartan!” The Hard Blokes of Sparta fell through a portal into a strange magical … Continue reading The Hard Blokes Of Sparta: The Princess In The Tower – Jamie Brindle

Giveaway Courtesy of Abby Arthur, author of Twins of Shadow

      Popping in today to give you all a quick heads up that fantasy author Abby Arthur is running a HUGE giveaway in August with 17 recent YA Fantasy books and a Kindle Fire 7 eReader as prizes. Books include those by Sabaa Tahir, Cassandra Clare, Sarah J Maas, and other best sellers … Continue reading Giveaway Courtesy of Abby Arthur, author of Twins of Shadow

Guest Post: Roy Huff – The role of fiction?

I'm really looking forward to today's guest post and am thrilled to be able to share it with you all! Author, Roy Huff has pondered the question of whether fiction should reflect current issues, or offer an escape, and has kindly agreed to share his thoughts on the subject with us. First, let's have a … Continue reading Guest Post: Roy Huff – The role of fiction?

Blog Blitz: Josie James and the Velvet Knife – Lily Mae Walters

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   I would like to apologise to the author and to Rachel that this tour post is so late, due to illness on my part.     … Continue reading Blog Blitz: Josie James and the Velvet Knife – Lily Mae Walters

Monstrous Heart – Claire McKenna

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   Arden Beacon arrives in the salt-swept port of Vigil with a job to do. Tasked with using the magic in her blood to keep the lighthouse burning, … Continue reading Monstrous Heart – Claire McKenna

She Has a Broken Thing Where Her Heart Should Be – J.D. Barker

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Hampton Creek Press and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A haunting tale of suspense, rendered with the masterful skill only Barker could muster. After the loss of his parents, young Jack Thatch first met … Continue reading She Has a Broken Thing Where Her Heart Should Be – J.D. Barker

Flying on the Ground – Richie Billing

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Richie Billing’s short fiction has been published by Kzine, TANSTAAFL Press, Far Horizons, Writing on the Wall and a dozen more. Flying on the Ground is a collection of the majority of these pieces, … Continue reading Flying on the Ground – Richie Billing