Top Afternoon Teas around Lancashire

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a pregnant woman in possession of swollen ankles, must be in want of cake. Or in my case LOTS of cake. Or at least that’s what my friends…

The Belles – Dhonielle Clayton | Book Review*

The Belles Synopsis Note: This review is spoiler-free! Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the opulent world of Orléans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is a commodity coveted above all else.…

Hero at the Fall – Alwyn Hamilton | Book Review

Hero at the Fall Synopsis “Once, in the desert country of Miraji, there was a Sultan without an heir. The heir had been killed by his own brother, the treacherous Rebel Prince, who was consumed…

To Kill a Kingdom – Alexandra Christo | Q&A and Book Review*

The Northern Literary Festival After having a fab time at the last Northern Literary Festival back in March I couldn’t wait to see who they had coming to their Supernatural & Fantastical in YA event…

Hello Stranger – Lisa Kleypas | Book Review

Hello Stranger Synopsis “A woman who defies her time . . . Dr. Garrett Gibson, the only female physician in England, is as daring and independent as any man – why not take her pleasures…

The Sin Eater’s Daughter – Melinda Salisbury | Book Review

The Sin Eater’s Daughter Synopsis “Seventeen-year-old Twylla lives in the castle. But although she’s engaged to the prince, Twylla isn’t exactly a member of the court. She’s the executioner. As the Goddess embodied, Twylla instantly…

Island in the East – Jenny Ashcroft | Book Review*

Island in the East Synopsis “Set in 1890s and 1940s Singapore, the stunning Island in the East is a story of love, sisterly rivalry and the true cost of betrayal. Vivid, authentic and utterly beautiful,…

The Extinction Trials – S.M. Wilson | Book Review

The Extinction Trials Synopsis “Betrayal. Sacrifice. Survival. Welcome to the Extinction Trials. In Stormchaser and Lincoln’s ruined world, the only way to survive is to risk everything. To face a contest more dangerous than anyone…