Books, Fiction, Young Adult

Release Day! The Phantom’s Curse is OUT TODAY #YA #Fantasy #NewRelease

I've managed to celebrate a birthday in lockdown, and now it's time to celebrate my latest book release! The Phantom's Curse is out TODAY in hardback, paperback, and eBook (also arriving soon in audio). Book Blurb: An old evil threatens to rise from the depths of the warded city... Sixteen-year-old Marianne lives a simple life… Continue reading Release Day! The Phantom’s Curse is OUT TODAY #YA #Fantasy #NewRelease

Authors, Books, Children's Fiction, Tuesday Book Blog, Writing

Joe and Nelly by @kim88110 #WWII #TuesdayBookBlog #MiddleGrade #Ghosts

Connecting with other writers, and sharing their work, is something I love to do here on my site. It is one of the reasons I started blogging and reviewing back in 2013. One of my weekly tasks is to run the Writing Studio Thread on the Lightbox Originals Facebook Group. If you’d like to join… Continue reading Joe and Nelly by @kim88110 #WWII #TuesdayBookBlog #MiddleGrade #Ghosts

BHC Press, Books, Fiction, Tuesday Book Blog, Young Adult

Coming Soon! #YA The Phantom’s Curse #TuesdayBookBlog #Fantasy

**COMING SOON** I’m entering that exciting period of anticipation that every author has before a book launch. In a few weeks my thirteenth novel will be published by BHC Press, and taking into account the lockdown restrictions I’ll be celebrating with a mug of tea or two at home with my three children. The Phantom’s… Continue reading Coming Soon! #YA The Phantom’s Curse #TuesdayBookBlog #Fantasy

Book Review, Book Reviews, Books, Young Adult

#BookReview Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young #YA #Viking #TuesdayBookBlog #MythLegend

Title: Sky in the Deep Author: Adrienne Young Category: YA Myth and Legends My Rating: 5 Star Book Blurb: OND ELDR. BREATHE FIRE. Raised to be a warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient, rivalry against the Riki clan. Her life is brutal but simple: fight and survive. Until the day… Continue reading #BookReview Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young #YA #Viking #TuesdayBookBlog #MythLegend

Book Review, Book Reviews, Books, Young Adult

#BookReview Slayer by Kiersten White #YA #Buffy

Title: Slayer Author: Kiersten White Category: YA Fantasy My Rating: 4 Star Book Blurb: Into every generation a Slayer is born… Nina and her twin sister, Artemis, are far from normal. It’s hard to be when you grow up at the Watcher’s Academy, which is a bit different from your average boarding school. Here teens… Continue reading #BookReview Slayer by Kiersten White #YA #Buffy

Book Review, Fiction, Young Adult

#BookReview Seafire by Natalie C.Parker #YA #Pirates

Title: Seafire Author: Natalie C Parker Category: YA/Pirate Fiction My Rating: 4 Star Book Blurb: Caledonia’s family were murdered by ruthless warlord Aric Athair. Now captain of a crew of girls who have lost everything too, she has one mission: to take down Athair’s fleet. But when a rogue boy from Athair’s crew saves the… Continue reading #BookReview Seafire by Natalie C.Parker #YA #Pirates

Book Review, Book Reviews, Books, Fiction, RBRT, Rosie Amber's Book Review Team, Tuesday Book Blog, Vampires, Young Adult

#BookReview Sinner by @bchorpenning #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT #Vampires

Title: Sinner: Sinners & Saints Book 1 Author: Blakely Chorpenning Category: NA/Mature YA 16+/Paranormal My Rating: 5 Star Book Blurb: "The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future." ~Oscar Wilde SINNER IS A GRITTY, CAMPY RIDE THROUGH THE HEART OF OBSESSIVE… Continue reading #BookReview Sinner by @bchorpenning #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT #Vampires

Rage, Suzanne Lowe, Damppebbles Blog Tour
Authors, Blog Tour, Book Review, Books, Fiction, Young Adult

#BookReview Rage by @Suzanne_Lowe_ #BlogTour @damppebbles #YA #RageSeventeen

Title: Rage: Seventeen Series (Book 2) Author: Suzanne Lowe Category: YA Post Apocalyptic Book Blurb: “Revenge. It was all he could think about. His body ached for it, burned for it like a relentless fire waiting to be quenched. It was all he wanted.” With the KV17 virus now in its mutated form and the… Continue reading #BookReview Rage by @Suzanne_Lowe_ #BlogTour @damppebbles #YA #RageSeventeen

The Deathless Girls, Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Book Review Author Shelley Wilson
Book Review, Book Reviews, Books, Fiction, Tuesday Book Blog, Vampires, Young Adult

#BookReview The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave @Kiran_MH #TuesdayBookBlog #Gothic #YA

Title: The Deathless Girls Author: Kiran Millwood Hargrave Category: YA Fantasy My Rating: 5 Star Book Blurb: Gothic, intoxicating, feminist and romantic - this is the breathtakingly imagined untold story of the brides of Dracula, by bestselling author Kiran Millwood Hargrave in her much-anticipated YA debut.  They say the thirst of blood is like a… Continue reading #BookReview The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave @Kiran_MH #TuesdayBookBlog #Gothic #YA

Books, Fiction, Fun Stuff, Young Adult

Opening Lines – What hooks a reader? #AmReading

It’s been a few years since I published an opening lines blog post highlighting my favourite novels. To celebrate some of the incredible books I’ve read recently I thought I’d do it again. Feel free to join in and tag me so I can read your posts. Here are eight novels where the opening lines… Continue reading Opening Lines – What hooks a reader? #AmReading