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

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

Age of Omicron – Dave Kavanaugh

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Monsters walk the Earth once more. But so do heroes. Riya De Moor retired from the military to settle down and teach high school history. All that changes when … Continue reading Age of Omicron – Dave Kavanaugh

A Monster Like Me – Wendy S. Swore

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to NetGalley and Shadow Mountain Publishing. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  There are trolls, goblins, and witches. Which kind of monster is Sophie? Sophie is a monster expert. Thanks to her Big Book of Monsters and her vivid imagination, … Continue reading A Monster Like Me – Wendy S. Swore