Category Archives: Fantasy

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Part I

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Part I

Bit of a review of HP&tCC Part I but mostly just wild speculation for Part II 🙂 come discuss! …

Book review of How the Marquis got his Coat Back by Neil Gaiman

How the Marquis Got His Coat Back – Neil Gaiman

A short but densely packed Neverwhere story about everyone’s favourite marquis. Needless to say, it contains a fairly major spoiler for Neverwhere – you have been warned.…

Deathsniffer's Assistant book review

Review: The Deathsniffer’s Assistant – Kate McIntyre

The Deathsniffer’s Assistant takes place in a fantastic world where spirits and elementals are exploited in electricity’s stead, and where people are born with strange abilities……

Lion's Pride book review

EXTRACT & GIVEAWAY! The Lion’s Pride – Natalie Crown

Today I’m going to do a slightly different post to commemorate the release of The Lion’s…

Luck in the Shadows book review

Review: Luck in the Shadows – Lynn Flewelling

Luck in the Shadows follows the delicious adventure-fantasy tradition of near-constant peril, swashbuckling combat and insidious dark magic……

Sentinel Joshua Winning book review

Sentinel – Joshua Winning

A promising start to the trilogy, Sentinel is exactly the sort of book that I used to love to burn through as a teenager – fantastic, angsty and a little bit dark.…

The Honours – Tim Clare

When thirteen-year-old Delphine and her parents relocate to Alderberen Hall to join a strange and elite society for the ‘perpetual improvement of man’, she is immediately suspicious. Within minutes of entering the estate, Delphine overhears a conversation that has her convinced the society is a front for some nefarious plot to facilitate an invasion (by communists? Germans?!) into England. But, before long, the true intent of the league is revealed and it is nothing quite so pedestrian……

The Boy Who Lost Fairyland – Catherynne Valente

This book is utter nonsense… you’re going to love it. Book review for Catherynne Valente’s latest book, The Boy Who Lost Fairyland – heralded as one of the best fantasy books of the decade. …

Trigger Warning: Short Fictions & Disturbances – Neil Gaiman

There are things in this book, as in life, that might upset you. There is death…