Book Review – The Village Of Lost Girls by Augustín Martínez

The glacier was melting in the summer heat. Ice sheets fractured with a soft crack, and a thin trickle of water spurted from the sheer face of the mountain that towered above the village and gave its name: Monteperido — The Lost Mountain. Village Of Lost Girls by Augustín Martínez is a thriller set underContinue reading “Book Review – The Village Of Lost Girls by Augustín Martínez”

The Gutter Prayer by Gareth Hanrahan Review

Firstly, thank you so much to Orbit and Naz for sending me an early copy of this book! I’m very grateful 😊 The Gutter Prayer by Gareth Hanrahan is my first fantasy novel of 2019 and I must admit I am so glad I started with this one. From start to finish this book wasContinue reading “The Gutter Prayer by Gareth Hanrahan Review”

An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma Review

“As the great fathers often say, love changes the temperature of a man’s life. Usually, a man whose life was cold becomes warm, and this warmth, in its intensity, transform the person. It grows the small things in his life and puts shine on the spots in the fabric of his life” – An OrchestraContinue reading “An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma Review”

A Reaper at The Gates By Sabaa Tahir Review

A Reaper at The Gates by Sabaa Tahir is the third book in the “Ember In The Ashes” series. Having fallen in love with the characters and story I was so excited to read this one. It’s funny because I was going to wait till April 2019 for the paperback but I just couldn’t waitContinue reading “A Reaper at The Gates By Sabaa Tahir Review”

Strange The Dreamer By Laini Taylor Review

Sometimes a moment is so remarkable that it carves out a space in time and spins there, while the world rushes on around it. This was one such.” Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor The last time I was left awe struck by how beautifully a book was written was when I read Norwegian WoodContinue reading “Strange The Dreamer By Laini Taylor Review”

Music and Murakami

”Whether in music or in fiction, the most basic thing is rhythm. Your style needs to have good, natural, steady rhythm, or people won’t keep reading your work. I learned the importance of rhythm from music…from jazz” – Haruki Murakami Even though we associate reading with visuals, music can be used within fiction in orderContinue reading “Music and Murakami”

A Torch In The Night by Sabaa Tahir Review

But you, Helene Aquilla, are no swift-burning spark. You are a torch against the night – if you dare to let yourself burn. A Torch In The Night continues from the first book(An Ember in The Ashes) were we see former slave Laia and former mask Elias who are on a journey to save Laia’sContinue reading “A Torch In The Night by Sabaa Tahir Review”

The Topic Of Revenge in Literature

The topic of revenge within literature, gaming, movies and tv shows is something that has always interested me. It’s pretty intriguing to see how far protagonists will go to exact revenge even if that leads them towards a path of destruction not only for the villain but also for the bystanders around them. Sometimes protagonistsContinue reading “The Topic Of Revenge in Literature”

Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri Review.

“Some Men Believe there’s no greater immortality than blood” the daiva observed. “even when they die, as they must, they hope their blood will survive.” Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri is a Mughal-India inspired fantasy novel. The novel focuses on the main character of Mehr who is the high born daughter of the GovernorContinue reading “Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri Review.”