The Hard Blokes of Sparta: The Daemon in the Basement – Jamie Brindle

*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. Daemons. Dragons. Spartans? The Hard Blokes of Sparta are gaining a reputation as high-class adventures-for-hire, always willing to lend a magically-strengthened hand in the monster-slaying department…for a fair price, of course. … Continue reading The Hard Blokes of Sparta: The Daemon in the Basement – Jamie Brindle

How To Write A Story – J.J. Barnes

*Declaration of Interest – I am personal friends with the author in question.  I received a no-obligation, free copy of this book.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The world needs more stories, let's make yours one of them! ★★★★★ If you're a passionate writer with a love of stories, … Continue reading How To Write A Story – J.J. Barnes

The Magic Carpet – Jessica Norrie

  *I won a free copy of this book in an online competition.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Outer London, September 2016, and neighbouring eight-year-olds have homework: prepare a traditional story to perform with their families at a school festival. But Nathan's father thinks his son would … Continue reading The Magic Carpet – Jessica Norrie

Blog Tour: Storytellers – Bjørn Larssen

  *I received a free ARC 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.*   Blurb:  In March 1920 Icelandic days are short and cold, but the nights are long. For most, on those nights, funny, sad, and dramatic stories are … Continue reading Blog Tour: Storytellers – Bjørn Larssen

Middlegame – Seanan McGuire

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to NetGalley and Macmillan - Tor/Forge. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Meet Roger. Skilled with words, languages come easily to him. He instinctively understands how the world works through the power of story. Meet Dodger, his twin. Numbers are her … Continue reading Middlegame – Seanan McGuire