Ethan’s Secret – Patrick Hodges – 5 Stars
Blurb: Kelsey Callahan is smart, tough and fiercely loyal to her friends. She wants nothing more than to follow in her father’s footsteps, and be a detective just like her hero, Sherlock Holmes.
A lover of mysteries, she finally gets the chance to solve something on her own when Ethan, a cute but mysterious loner appears in her class. Both fascinated and infatuated with him, Kelsey soon learns there are events at play in Ethan’s life that are both tragic and dangerous.
Events that, the deeper she digs, may end up threatening not only their relationship but their very lives.
What I like: I loved the first book in the James Madison trilogy, so I’m not sure why it took me so long to get around to reading Ethan’s Secret. I’ll be reading Sophie’s Different, the final book in the series next. I really want to know what happens next, even though the characters may be slightly different. Continue reading “Ethan’s Secret by Patrick Hodges”
It’s finally here, the day that the Liliana Trilogy comes to an end. Book 3 in the trilogy is out today, and it’s only 0.99! (Find it here.)
The first book in the series, Reality is in a Dream can be found here for 0.99 too! AND, Mourning Memories, Book 2, can be found here for FREE! So, if you fancy getting all three at once, it will cost you 1.98. Not bad, eh?
Eternity Begins is probably one of the best things I have ever written, and I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it.
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The third and final instalment in the Liliana Trilogy is finally on its way. With the help of the fabulous designer, Rachel Bostwick, I’m so excited to reveal the title and cover of the third book in the trilogy, Eternity Begins.
I had an idea in mind for Eternity Begins, and so I sent the below sketch to Rachel. It’s fair to say, she transformed it into something beautiful!
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – J.K. Rowling – 4 Stars
Blurb: It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.
While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.
I was so excited to read this, and though I tried to hang on in the hope that I’d see it on stage first, I couldn’t. Tickets are almost impossible to get, and when it comes to Harry Potter, I have no willpower.
The fact that I managed to read this in the space of a few hours is a testament to how good it is. I couldn’t put it down – I just had to know how it would end. Continue reading “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – J.K. Rowling”
United As One – Pittacus Lore – 5 Stars
Blurb: The Mogadorian invasion has come to Earth, and they have all but won the battle for our planet. Their warships loom over our most populous cities – like New York City, Tokyo, Moscow, Beijing, and New Delhi – and no army will risk making a move against them. The Garde are all that stand in their way . . . but they are no longer alone in this fight. Human teens from across the globe, like John Smith’s best friend, Sam Goode, have begun to develop Legacies of their own.
The Garde have always known there is power in numbers. If they can find these new allies and join forces with them, they just might be able to win this war. The time has come for the Garde to make their final stand.
This is the last in the series of the Lorien Legacies, and I’m not 100% sure I’m ready for it to be over. Part of me was so excited to get my hands on this book, and the other part of me is quite sad. This was the last book series I’ve been waiting to complete, so it’s like the end of Harry Potter all over again. Excuse me while I go cry in the corner…
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The Diamond of Darkhold – Jeanne DuPrau – 3.5 Stars
Blurb: It’s been several months since Lina and Doon escaped the dying city of Ember and, along with the rest of their people, joined the town of Sparks.
Now, struggling through the harsh winter aboveground, they find an unusual book. Torn up and missing most of its pages, it alludes to a mysterious device from before the Disaster, which they believe is still in Ember.
Together, Lina and Doon must go back underground to retrieve what was lost and bring light to a dark world.
I’m really not sure what to write about this book. I didn’t hate it, hence the 3.5 stars, but I didn’t love it either. In the end, it all just got a little silly. I appreciate that Lina and Doon found the way out of Ember, but I refuse to believe that they were the only two citizens of Sparks who thought it may be beneficial to go back to there. Continue reading “The Diamond of Darkhold – Jeanne DuPrau”
It’s been a long time in the making, but Mourning Memories, Book 2 in the Liliana Trilogy, is now available for pre-order on Amazon!
This book was a massive challenge for me and I really stuggled with writer’s block for at least a year. I can honestly say I’m relieved that I’m now able to share it with you all.
The fabulous Rachel Bostwick designed the cover for me and she has done a wonderful job! I love it so much, what do you all think? Continue reading “Mourning Memories Cover Reveal”
Lady Oracle – Margaret Atwood – 3 Stars
From fat girl to thin, from red hair to mud brown, from London to Toronto, from Polish count to radical husband, from writer of romances to distinguished poet – Joan Foster is utterly confused by her life of multiple identiities.
She decides to escape to an Italian hill town to take stock of her life. But first, she must organise her own death…
I tried to give this 4 stars, but I couldn’t. From the very beginning I had absolutely no idea what was going on but I kept reading because I presumed it would all be resolved in the end. But it wasn’t. I still have no idea what the point of this book was. Continue reading “Lady Oracle – Margaret Atwood”
Not only have I re-designed the cover of my book ‘Reality is in a Dream’, I’m also putting the price down to 99p/ 99c! It will be 99p from today (28th) until the end of the 29th November.
It will then be priced at £1.99/ $1.99 for Cyber Monday 30th November, until 3rd November!
After this, it will go back to full price of 2.99, so make sure you get your copy before this offer ends!!
I wish I could do this worldwide, but Amazon only allow this sort of deal to be done on the UK and US sites.
If you would like to buy my book at the discounted price, I would greatly appreciate it! I’d also love it if you would leave a review once you’ve read it!
Here are the links!!!
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