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Ironskin by Tina Connolly

Ironskin by Tina Connolly

Ironskin by Tina Connolly crept under my skin and sent a chill to my bones. It had all the ingredients of a traditional, spine tingling gothic novel, but with sensational new twists that made it something fresh and unexpected. The story opens right after a Great War has been fought against the fey, a haunting … Continue reading

The Minister’s Daughter

The Minister’s Daughter

The Minister’s Daughter by Julie Hearn was a moving and delightful read. It was a book I had been searching for, ever since I read Hearn’s Ivy and looked up other titles by the author. I’d gleamed from the description that it was about witches, 17th century England, and fairies, featuring lead female characters; I … Continue reading

The Twelfth Enchantment

The Twelfth Enchantment

The Twelfth Enchantment was definitely one of the more enjoyable, surprising books I’ve read recently. Although, it is funny when you finish reading a book that is 400 pages long and it feels like the author didn’t quite get the chance to really explore certain aspects of the narrative or the characters. I would have liked … Continue reading

The Winter Prince

The Winter Prince

This book caught me off guard with its beauty, the strength of its craft and the humanity of its characters. Even though it came highly recommended from a friend, I went in with a slightly embittered attitude having only just finished another King Arthur novel which I found utterly lifeless (Mary Stewart’s The Crystal Cave). … Continue reading