Publisher: Bloomsbury Australia

Imprison the Sky Review: Seafaring, slavery and elemental powers

Imprison the Sky Review: Seafaring, slavery and elemental powers

After reading and loving Reign the Earth last year, which focused on female strength against domestic abuse, I was heavily anticipating Imprison the Sky as a follow up. Upon picking it up however, I found it was a very different story to Reign the Earth, both in tone and subject matter – and I definitely preferred the former. It’s […]

April 12, 2019 | 2 Comments
Empire of Storms Review: Should Be Called Empire of Ships, Amirite

Empire of Storms Review: Should Be Called Empire of Ships, Amirite

Emerging from my Empire of Storms slumber, I rise and attempt to tell you my jumbled thoughts about it. I’m constantly in awe of this expansive fantasy world that Sarah J Maas has created, filled with wyverns, magic, fae lords, witches, pirate lords, hidden armies and evil. Following multiple characters across Erilea, we see witches fighting for their […]

September 16, 2016 | 20 Comments
Madame Tussaud’s Apprentice by Kathleen Benner Duble Review: Whoa… those severed heads

Madame Tussaud’s Apprentice by Kathleen Benner Duble Review: Whoa… those severed heads

This was an enjoyable historical fiction novel set during the French Revolution. Even though I love my historical fiction, this is the first one that I’ve read about 18th century France, and I found it to be highly fascinating. In this book, our protagonist, Celie, is an orphan living on the streets of Paris with […]

January 13, 2016 | 28 Comments