2019 | Adult Fiction | Fantasy (adult) | Paranormal (adult) | Romance (adult) | Vampires (adult) | Witches (adult)

Book Review: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

GENRE & SYNOPSIS Fantasy / Paranormal / Romance / Vampires / Witches / Adult In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, Ashmole 782, deep in Oxford’s Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates with […]

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2019 | Bookish Post

2019: Books winging their way to my doorstep

Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton (#3 Rebel of the Sands) Fantasy/Young Adult/Romance Once, in the desert country of Miraji, there was a Sultan without an heir. The heir had been killed by his own brother, the treacherous Rebel Prince, who was consumed by jealousy and sought the throne for himself. Or so it […]

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2018 | Books read (2018) | Fantasy (YA) | Historical Fiction (YA) | Horror (YA) | Retelling (YA) | Young Adult fiction

Review: The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White

GENRE & SYNOPSIS YOUNG ADULT/HISTORICAL FICTION/RETELLINGS/FANTASY/HORROR Elizabeth Lavenza hasn’t had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from her “caregiver,” and she is on the verge of being thrown into the streets . . . until she is brought to the home of Victor Frankenstein, an unsmiling, solitary boy who […]

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