Fantasy · Paranormal · Young Adult books

Carnival of Secrets, Melissa Marr

I’ve enjoyed Marr’s previous series, Wicked Lovely, and enjoyed her writing style as well as her fantasy concepts. This first book in the new Untamed City series follows three main characters; Mallory, Aya and Kaleb. In this book, there are two parallel worlds, our human world where the witches live and The City, a brutal… Continue reading Carnival of Secrets, Melissa Marr

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Children's books · Fantasy

The School For Good & Evil, Soman Chainani

Sophie and Agatha live in a village where teens are kidnapped by a mysterious School Master, two each year; one for Good, one for Evil. From their birth, everyone suspects which school each child will be chosen for, but none was more certain than Sophie. Beauty typical of any princess, she’s confident she’ll be chosen… Continue reading The School For Good & Evil, Soman Chainani

Dystopian · Sci-Fi · Young Adult books

Twell & The Rebellion, by Kate O’Leary

Twell takes on a whole new succession of challenges in this second instalment in the Army of Powers series. This book follows directly on from the end of the first which allows us to see her reaction to being matched with Avin, the silver-eyed boy with an incredible charm ability. Though I was hesitant to… Continue reading Twell & The Rebellion, by Kate O’Leary

Paranormal · Young Adult books

Evermore by Alyson Noel

Ever Bloom can see people's auras, know their thoughts and can see someone's entire life simply by touching them. Her abilities began after she was in a terrible car accident that claimed the lives of her parents and younger sister. The mystery of her powers has plagued Ever for months though she hasn't managed to… Continue reading Evermore by Alyson Noel

Paranormal · Young Adult books

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

I love a good paranormal novel, especially werewolves and other shifters. To add to my excitement, I thought the concept of werewolves shifting when it's cold sounded like a fresh take on a common creature. This story follows Grace, a girl who survived of wolf attack when she was a child. Ever since then she's… Continue reading Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

Fantasy · Young Adult books

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

I'm many of you have seen this series around. It was popular a few years ago and even had a movie (that was very different to the book). First, I think many of you readers will agree that Mo's job as a book repairer is awesome! Meggie and her dad, Mo, have always loved reading… Continue reading Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

Adventure · Animals · Children's books · Fantasy

Blood Ties (Spirit Animals #3) by Garth Nix

Things finally get real for the team when Meilin's home is under attack by the Conquerors. Her behaviour is consistent with her past behaviour and she sneaks off to go on her own mission; to save her home and father. She's stubborn and thick headed, though I understand her need to help her home, her plan… Continue reading Blood Ties (Spirit Animals #3) by Garth Nix