REVIEW: Such Big Teeth (Darkwood #2) – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

Author: Gabby Hutchinson Crouch (twitter) UK Publisher: Farrago Genre: Fantasy, humour See Also: Darkwood If you go down to the woods today, be sure of a big surprise. The Battle of Nearby Village is over, and deep in the Darkwood, Gretel and her friends journey into the hostile mountains of the north, seeking new allies … Continue reading REVIEW: Such Big Teeth (Darkwood #2) – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

REVIEW: The Starless Sea – Erin Morgenstern

Author: Erin Morgenstern (twitter / website) UK Publisher: Vintage Genre: Fantasy See also: The Night Circus Zachary Ezra Rawlins is a graduate student in Vermont when he discovers a strange book hidden in the library stacks. As he turns the pages, entranced by tales of lovelorn prisoners, key collectors, and nameless acolytes, he reads something … Continue reading REVIEW: The Starless Sea – Erin Morgenstern

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: The Ten Thousand Doors of January – Alix E. Harrow

Author: Alix E. Harrow (twitter) UK Publisher: Orbit Genre: Historical fantasy EVERY STORY OPENS A DOOR In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored and utterly out … Continue reading REVIEW: The Ten Thousand Doors of January – Alix E. Harrow

REVIEW: Darkwood – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

Author: Gabby Hutchinson Crouch (twitter) UK Publisher: Farrago Genre: Fantasy, humour Magic is forbidden in Myrsina, along with various other abominations, such as girls doing maths. This is bad news for Gretel Mudd, who doesn’t perform magic, but does know a lot of maths. When the sinister masked Huntsmen accuse Gretel of witchcraft, she is forced to flee into the neighbouring Darkwood, … Continue reading REVIEW: Darkwood – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

REVIEW: The Everlasting Rose – Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles #2)

Author: Dhonielle Clayton (twitter / website) UK Publisher: Gollancz Genre: YA, fantasy Other Books: The Belles Buy Now: ebook | paperback Camellia Beaureguard is a Belle. She can make you beautiful. Though there is always a cost. With a price on her head, the evil Queen Sophia out for blood, and no idea who to trust, Camellia must … Continue reading REVIEW: The Everlasting Rose – Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles #2)

REVISITED: Ella Enchanted – Gail Carson Levine

Author: Gail Carson Levine (website) UK Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Genre: Children's books, fantasy, fairy tale retellings Buy Now: paperback How can a fairy's blessing be such a curse? At her birth, Ella of Frell was given a foolish fairy's gift--the "gift" of obedience. Ella must obey any order given to her, whether it's hopping on one foot … Continue reading REVISITED: Ella Enchanted – Gail Carson Levine