The Jealousy of Jalice by Jesse Nolan Bailey

The Jealousy of Jalice by Jesse Nolan Bailey has been on my TBR for a few months now, so I’m excited that today is my stop on the blog tour organised by¬†Xpresso Book Tours!¬† A few of my favourite bloggers have already reviewed and loved this self-published dark fantasy debut, so I approached it withContinue reading “The Jealousy of Jalice by Jesse Nolan Bailey”

The Skald’s Black Verse by Jordan Loyal Short

Ask me to list a few of my favourite tropes in genre fiction, and I’d say things like space travel, complex magic systems, and possession. While I never expected an author to Frankenstein these elements together in a single novel, this is exactly what Jordan Loyal Short has done with The Skald’s Black Verse, his firstContinue reading “The Skald’s Black Verse by Jordan Loyal Short”

The Wolf and the Water by Josie Jaffrey

I recently read May Day, a vampire detective novel by prolific self-published author Josie Jaffrey who has written nine books and several short stories to date. I enjoyed her humour and take on vampires, so I was excited to receive a copy of her new YA novel, The Wolf and the Water. Plus, I do love thatContinue reading “The Wolf and the Water by Josie Jaffrey”

What’s up, September?

– What Happened – Hello, bookfriends! I used a fair amount of annual leave in August, which meant plenty of extra reading time. I was able to get through the five books on my monthly To Be Read list, as well as a bonus two. The House of Styx was a stunning read and isContinue reading “What’s up, September?”