What Melissa Has Been Reading – February 2018

Ever My Love by Lynn Kurland (2017) After finishing all 11 books that are currently out from Kurland's fantasy series on the Nine Kingdoms, I was curious about her other series. This is the 14th book in the time travelling romance series but I didn't suffer for not having read the previous installments. Not usually [...]


What Melissa Has Been Reading…

I don't know if I've told you this before, but I don't finish books I don't really like. There are just too many to read. So there have been a few recently that I have picked up and put down within a few chapters. Below are the last Lonen's War by Jeffe Kennedy (2016) Oria [...]

Heart on Fire by Amanda Bouchet – a review by Melissa

The Kingmaker Chronicles by Amanda Bouchet has been a series that gripped me from the beginning. I rushed through the first two books and then realised I had to wait until January for the third one. I was so happy when I was given a free copy in return for an honest review. Heart on [...]

Melissa’s Reading Round Up #4

I have been swallowed up by the Fantasy Romance genre, trying all manner of them so that I could recommend some books to read in order to assuage the Sarah J. Maas hangover I, and many others, were subjected to after the release of the Tower of Dawn and the completion of the A Court of [...]

Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas – a review by Melissa

This review contains minor spoilers, so please don't read if you dislike spoilers and haven't read the book.     Oh Chaol, how I underrated you in the previous books! This book was everything I have come to expect from Sarah J Maas. Gripping story, intricate strands of plot woven through from the other books, [...]

Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas out now!

On the 5th of September, the wait was over: Tower of Dawn, the companion novel to the fifth Throne of Glass book, was now ours to read. And as of writing, Melissa and I are reading (and loving) it. Lately, I've been in such a reading slump; it hasn't been fun. However, Tower of Dawn is helping me to slowly—but [...]

Roar by Cora Carmack – a review by Melissa

Aurora is a person with a lot of secrets. As the heir to a kingdom where ruling means protecting the people from violent magic-fuelled storms, she is supposed to be very powerful. But she isn't. So she has been secluded from everyone but her mother to hide this secret long enough for her to make [...]