Book Review: Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff

Like Nevernight, Godsgrave begins by switching back and forth between two different events in Mia’s timeline. It was used to great affect in the first book, but I’m not sure it has the same impact here. The characters I fell in love with – Mia, Ashlinn, and Mercurio – were all back, along with a whole heap of new characters in the form of the Gladiatii.

Book Review: Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

Nevernight wasn’t at all what I was expecting. The narrator’s viewpoint was a little disorienting for me at first, but by the end I barely noticed it. The comparison between two different scenario’s Jay Kristoff used in the first chapter intrigued and sucked me into Mia’s story. I was invested in her as a main character and wanted her to succeed. I loved that while she was a killer, she had a heart.

Book Review: Abhorsen

 I am on a trilogy binge at the moment. Abhorsen by Garth Nix, is the last book in the Abhorsen trilogy (although I’ve discovered other books in the Abhorsen series since). But on to the review: Lirael and Sam continue their journey through to stop the necromancer Hedge from raising an evil …

Flash Fiction Challenge: The Fledgling

I don’t always have the time, or the right story, to participate in Chuck Wendig’s Flash Fiction Challenges, but this time around I was rather excited to see one of my prompts selected. I felt it would be cheating to use my own, so I chose the prompt: “The first breath …

NanoWriMo 2015 Winner

I haven’t done much reading this month — only two books. I have been missing in action thanks to NanoWriMo and my 50,000 word goal. I am pleased to say that I accomplished my target on the 23rd of November – Yippee! But I’m not finished. The 50,000 words will make …