Reading Catch Ups

A New Series Is Born

In mid 2020 I had an idea for a new urban fantasy series. Or at least, I had an idea for a character who would star in that series. She is a valkyrie called Rowan, who broke curses for a living until she got her licence revoked after a workplace accident. The series is called… Continue reading A New Series Is Born

Book Reviews, Five Stars

Blood Legends: Ascension – Book Review

Title: Blood Legends: Ascension Author: Kim Petersen Genre: Urban fantasy/dystopian fantasy Rating: 5 Stars "Not even the most cunning vampire can outsmart his way toward Ascension. The dome city is complete, and a new society must be established. An impenetrable wall separates the districts. The division between factions of humans and vampires is drawn. Slavery,… Continue reading Blood Legends: Ascension – Book Review

What's on the TBR pile?

What’s on the reading pile – Drummers & Demons

Taking a detour from the usual urban fantasies this week via an ARC request. Very slowly, my life is being organised with a series of spreadsheets, planners and diaries that I will one day be entirely dependent on. Let's just say I'm not going to cope well in a plan-less, spreadsheet-less dystopian world. So if… Continue reading What’s on the reading pile – Drummers & Demons

Reading Catch Ups

Shaking Up The Reading Round-Ups

My round ups in the last few weeks went off the rails a little. Some really historic things have happened since the beginning of the year and it seemed weird not to comment on them a little. Plus, at a time when the world feels like it's falling apart, it's important to write down your… Continue reading Shaking Up The Reading Round-Ups

Book Reviews, Four Stars

A Drop of Dream – Book Review

Title: A Drop of Dream Author: Amy Hopkins Genre: Urban Fantasy/Cosy Mystery Rating: Four stars "Fancy a cup of magical tea? Come in, sit down, relax. Don't mind the killer in the corner...All Emma wants is to sell her enchanted teas in peace; instead, she's caught up in the chase for a killer who's stalking… Continue reading A Drop of Dream – Book Review