A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas – our thoughts

Summary   Feyre, Rhys, and their close-knit circle of friends are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly-changed world beyond. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it, a hard-earned reprieve.  Yet even the festive atmosphere can't keep the shadows of the past from looming. As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice [...]


A Song of Blood and Stone by L. Penelope

I was given this book in exchange for an honest review.  In its blurb on Goodreads A Song of Blood and Stone is described as "a treacherous, thrilling, epic fantasy about an outcast drawn into a war between two powerful rulers." And I was hooked. Jasminda is alone, trying to eke out a living on [...]

The Paris Seamstress by Natasha Lester – a review by Melissa

The Paris Seamstress follows Estella, a young woman working in a fashion house during world war two. Destiny sees her set sail for America alone. With nothing but a sewing machine and a few personal items Estella gathers a family of friends and creates a career. Fabienne is a young woman in modern day Australia [...]

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 [...]

If There’s No Tomorrow by Jennifer L. Armentrout – a review by Melissa

It's pretty much a given, at this point, that when Jennifer L. Armentrout releases a book, I'll love it. With the exception of the thrillers, murder and gore - they are not my cup of tea. Contemporary young adult is not usually my favourite genre, but in her book The Problem with Forever, I really enjoyed [...]

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, [...]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season One – a review by Luke

In celebration of twenty years of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, I will review each of the seven seasons. Being one of my favourite series of all time—if not my absolute favourite—I am excited to write about it! It seems appropriate to start with this line: “Welcome to the Hellmouth!” Here, I will review the first [...]