Tag Archives: mythology

Review: Venus Shining by Jennifer Alsever

About the book: TRIUMPHANT at last, Ember has fought her way back from the evil witch’s curse and reclaimed her identity, her sense of self. Now she must stop Xintra from hurting the boy she loves, even as she uncovers … Continue reading

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Series review: Elementals by Michelle Madow

A pacey twist on classical mythology with some fabulous writing! About the series: Nicole Cassidy is a witch descended from the Greek gods… but she doesn’t know it until she moves to a new town and discovers a dangerous world … Continue reading

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The Monstrous Child by Francesca Simon

“Hel is … a teen railing against circumstances she is powerless to change, petulant, angry, sulky and despairing” The Monstrous Child is the first YA novel by Francesca Simon, author of the Horrid Henry books. The ‘monstrous child’ of the … Continue reading

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Lost in Wonderland by Nicky Peacock

“Don’t stray from the path…” Goodreads description: Monsters, serial killers, and imaginary friends—being a Wonderlander can be murder… Once upon a time, Kayla was lost. Then she found Wonderland, but not the one you know. Run by ex-government agents and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Interview: Megan Crewe

Hello, Megan, and welcome to the Paisley Piranha’s aquarium. Make yourself at home. Don’t stick your fingers in the tank, we’re not sure how well trained the piranhas are. A big thank you for coming. A Mortal Song looks GORGEOUS … Continue reading

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Runes by Ednah Walters

‘A fast-paced, exciting read with an absolute scorcher of a hero’ Runes by Ednah Walters is the first book in a YA series based on Norse mythology, a subject close to my heart as I’m half Swedish.  I was interested … Continue reading

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Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini

 (also the two sequels Dreamless and Goddess) I absolutely loved this book, but a warning – you have to read all three books in the trilogy because the story doesn’t end with this book (and it’s not very satisfying unless … Continue reading

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