REVIEW: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making – Catherynne M. Valente

Author: Catherynne M. Valente (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Constable and Robinson Genre: Fantasy, fairy tale See Also: Space Opera September is a twelve-year-old girl, Somewhat Grown and Somewhat Heartless, and she longs for adventure. So when a Green Wind and a Leopard of Little Breezes invite her to Fairyland - well, of course, she … Continue reading REVIEW: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making – Catherynne M. Valente

REVISITED: Storm Front (Dresden Files #1) – Jim Butcher

Author: Jim Butcher (website / twitter) UK Publisher:  Orbit Genre: Contemporary fantasy Meet Harry Dresden, Chicago's first (and only) Wizard P.I. Turns out the 'everyday' world is full of strange and magical things - and most of them don't play well with humans. That's where Harry comes in. Harry's business as a private investigator has been quiet … Continue reading REVISITED: Storm Front (Dresden Files #1) – Jim Butcher

REVIEW: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow – Jessica Townsend

Author: Jessica Townsend (twitter) UK Publisher: Orion Children's Books Genre: Fantasy, children's fiction Morrigan Crow is cursed, destined to die on her eleventh birthday. But, as the clock strikes midnight, she's whisked away by a remarkable man called Jupiter North and taken to the secret city of Nevermoor. There she's invited to join the Wundrous … Continue reading REVIEW: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow – Jessica Townsend

REVIEW: Leonard and Hungry Paul – Ronan Hession

Author: Ronan Hession (twitter) UK Publisher: Blue Moose Books Genre: UpLit, contemporary fiction, literary fiction Leonard and Hungry Paul is the story of two friends who ordinarily would remain uncelebrated. It finds a value and specialness in them that is not immediately apparent and prompts the idea that maybe we could learn from the people … Continue reading REVIEW: Leonard and Hungry Paul – Ronan Hession

REVIEW: Bloodlust and Bonnets – Emily McGovern

Author: Emily McGovern (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Simon and Schuster Genre: Graphic novel, satirical historical fantasy The year is 1820, and bored young debutante Lucy knows there must be more to life than embroidery and engagements - no matter how eligible the bachelor might be. Some bachelors, she has discovered, are less 'eligible' than they are … Continue reading REVIEW: Bloodlust and Bonnets – Emily McGovern

REVIEW: Tuesday Mooney Wore Black – Kate Racculia

Author: Kate Racculia (website / twitter) UK Publisher: HarperCollins Genre: Murder mystery, Gothic satire You are cordially invited to play a game… Tuesday Mooney loves a puzzle. So when an eccentric billionaire drops dead, leaving behind a fiendish treasure hunt – open to anyone – to his fortune, Tuesday can’t resist. Although she works best alone, she soon … Continue reading REVIEW: Tuesday Mooney Wore Black – Kate Racculia

REVIEW: Trail of Lightning – Rebecca Roanhorse

Author: Rebecca Roanhorse (website / twitter) UK Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Fantasy While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse, Dinétah (formerly the Navajo reservation) has been reborn. The gods and heroes of legend walk the land, but so do monsters. Maggie Hoskie is a Dinétah … Continue reading REVIEW: Trail of Lightning – Rebecca Roanhorse

REVIEW: Battle Beyond the Dolestars (Battlestar Suburbia #2) – Chris McCrudden

Author: Chris McCrudden (twitter) UK Publisher: Farrago Genre: Science Fiction, Comedy See Also: Battlestar Suburbia Time for the Machine Republic to Kurl Up and Dye It’s a year since the Battlestar Suburbia broke free from Earth and the human rebellion is hiding out in the asteroid belt. Their leader, Admiral Janice, is assembling a fleet she … Continue reading REVIEW: Battle Beyond the Dolestars (Battlestar Suburbia #2) – Chris McCrudden