Review :: ALL THE MURMURING BONES :: A.G. SLATTER

All the Murmuring Bones is pictured standing upright with the cover facing the camera. Right behind it in the background is a herb garden filled with parsley and sage and rosemary (and I'm sure there's some thyme too!)

Orphaned as a young child, Miren O’Malley has been brought up by her grandparents on their isolated, rambling estate Hob’s Hallow. Long ago her family prospered due to a deal struck with the mer, the terrifying creatures who live in the depths of the sea: safety for their merchant ships in return for a child […]

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CHRISTMASSY :: Q&A :: Alysha King

“You possess a power as great as that of the false Empress. You do not understand it yet but you will come to learn its true nature. It is the only match to true evil. You doubt it, but you must embrace it or you will fail.” When Carey Lee discovers that not only is […]

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Review :: PIRANESI :: Susanna Clarke

Piranesi lives in the House. Perhaps he always has. In his notebooks, day after day, he makes a clear and careful record of its wonders: the labyrinth of halls, the thousands upon thousands of statues, the tides that thunder up staircases, the clouds that move in slow procession through the upper halls. On Tuesdays and […]

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Review :: The Reckless Afterlife of Harriet Stoker :: Lauren James

What if death is only the beginning? When Harriet Stoker dies falling from a balcony in a long-abandoned building, she discovers a world of ghosts with magical powers – shape-shifting, hypnosis, or even the ability to possess the living. As she learns more about their community, Harriet is willing to do anything to unleash her […]

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Blog Tour :: THE SILVER ARROW :: Lev Grossman

I’m absolutely delighted today to be a part of the blog/bookstagram tour that the team at Bloomsbury Press are running for Lev Grossman‘s brand new middlegrade fantasy book The Silver Arrow, which came out at the start of the month. For my stop on the tour I’m sharing a peek inside the book at one […]

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Q&A :: Bronwyn Eley :: The Relic Trilogy

I have had so much fun with Bronwyn Eley’s Relic Trilogy over the past month or so – first my friend Shan (@allshereads) and I hosted a readalong of the first book RELIC, and then I was lucky enough to get my hands on the second book in the trilogy – RIVEN – before it […]

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