Mini Review – A Sprinkle of Sorcery

Title: A Sprinkle of SorceryAuthor: Michelle HarrisonSeries: A Pinch of Magic #2 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: The family curse has been lifted and the Widdershins sisters: Betty, Fliss and Charlie are free to leave the prison island of Crowstone. But when a mysterious girl arrives at the Poacher’s Pocket with a pocketful of hagstones…

Mini Review – A Pinch of Magic

Title: A Pinch of MagicAuthor: Michelle HarrisonSeries: A Pinch of Magic #1 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: A spellbinding middle grade fantasy about three sisters--adventurous Betty, curious Charlie, and proper Fliss--who go on a quest to break the curse that's haunted their family for generations. All Betty Widdershins wants is an adventure--one that takes her…

Mini Review – The Dawn Chorus

Title: The Dawn ChorusAuthor: Samantha ShannonSeries: The Bone Season #3.5 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: An ebook exclusive which bridges the story between the previous and forthcoming instalments of Samantha Shannon's international phenomenon series The Bone Season Paige Mahoney and Arcturus Mesarthim have arrived in the Scion Citadel of Paris. Exhausted by her efforts against…

Mini Review – A Study in Scarlet

Title: A Study in ScarlettAuthor: Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSeries: Sherlock Holmes #1 3.5 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: When Dr John Watson takes rooms in Baker Street with amateur detective Sherlock Holmes, he has no idea that he is about to enter a shadowy world of criminality and violence. Accompanying Holmes to an ill-omened house in…

Mini Review – Men At Arms

Title: Men at ArmsAuthor: Terry PratchettSeries: City Watch #2 DiscWorld #15 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: 'Be a MAN in the City Watch! The City Watch needs MEN!' But what it's got includes Corporal Carrot (technically a dwarf), Lance-constable Cuddy (really a dwarf), Lance-constable Detritus (a troll), Lance-constable Angua (a woman ... most of the…

Mini Review – The Winterling

Title: WinterlingAuthor: Sarah PrincasSeries: Winterling #1 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: “We live here, my girl, because it is close to the Way, and echoes of its magic are felt in our world. The Way is a path leading to another place, where the people are governed by different rules. Magic runs through them and…

Mini Review Monday – Hogfather

Title: HogfatherAuthor: Terry PratchettSeries: Discworld #20, Death #4 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: IT'S THE NIGHT BEFORE HOGSWATCH AND IT'S TOO QUIET. Where is the big jolly fat man? Why is Death creeping down chimneys and trying to say Ho Ho Ho? The darkest night of the year is getting a lot darker... Susan the…

Mini Review – Midwinter Murder

Title: Midwinter MurderAuthor: Agatha Christie 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: An all-new collection of winter-themed mysteries from the master of the genre, just in time for the festive period. There's a chill in the air and the days are growing shorter… It's the perfect time to curl up in front of a crackling fireplace with…

Blog Tour – Amari and the Night Brothers

Title: Amari and the Night BrothersAuthor: B.B. AlstonSeries: Amari and the Night Brothers #1Release Date: 21/1/21 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free ARC copy from Egmont , via the Write Reads in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: An epic middle grade supernatural adventure series, soon to be…

Graphic Novel Review – TAZ – Petal to the Metal

Title: Petal to the MetalAuthor: The McElroy Family, Carey Pietsch (Artist)Series: The Adventure Zone 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: START YOUR ENGINES, friends, as we hit the road again with Taako, Magnus and Merle, the beloved agents of chaos from the #1 New York Times Bestselling books The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins and…