The Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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Addition: E-book and audiobook Genre: Classics Rating: 5 out of 5 Synopsis: Ebenezer Scrooge has always hated Christmas, but in this particular Eve, he’s given another reason to be wary of the holiday: the ghost of Jacob Marley comes to visit! Clad in heavy chains and burdensome weights, Marley’s ghost warns Scrooge that three spirits […]

Wake by Amanda Hocking

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Addition: Paperback Genre: Young adult, fantasy Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: Fall under the spell of Wake—the first book in an achingly beautiful new series by celebrated author Amanda Hocking—and lose yourself to the Watersong. Gorgeous. Fearless. Dangerous. They’re the kind of girls you envy; the kind of girls you want to hate. Strangers […]

The Forbidden Library by Django Wexler

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Addition: Netgalley review e-book Genre: Fantasy, young adult Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: Alice always thought fairy tales had happy endings. That–along with everything else–changed the day she met her first fairy When Alice’s father goes down in a shipwreck, she is sent to live with her uncle Geryon–an uncle she’s never heard of and knows […]

2015 Reading: #1 Django Wexler’s The Forbidden Library

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2015 Reading: Book 1 – The Forbidden Library by Django Wexler Synopsis: Alice always thought fairy tales had happy endings. That–along with everything else–changed the day she met her first fairy When Alice’s father goes down in a shipwreck, she is sent to live with her uncle Geryon–an uncle she’s never heard of and knows […]

2014 Reading: #47 Frank E. Peretti’s This Present Darkness

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Book number 47 was in fact an audiobook! I wanted to listen to a book whilst I worked hard on making my Mum’s Christmas present so decided to listen to Frank E. Peretti because someone had said to me that Katy Hollway‘s novels are similar to his – and as I enjoy Hollway’s books I […]

The Days of Eliora by Katy Hollway

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Addition: Paperback Genre: Young adult, Christian Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: The Days of Eliora “Si dominates her, eager for respect Caleb notices her, detecting someone unique The Remnant shuns her And I watch over, as turmoil encompasses the land Eliora lives between worlds. Disowned by one and mistrusted by the other; she has […]