5. Summoner by Taran Matharu Book 1 in this series is The Novice. When blacksmith apprentice Fletcher discovers that he has the ability to summon demons from another world, he travels to Adept Military Academy. There the gifted are trained in the art of summoning. Fletcher is put through grueling training as a battlemage to fight
It’s true; actually, you could finish a first draft of a novel in two months (with a few days off), so technically you could write a novel before the summer holidays even begin. This is something I remind myself of every time I think, I’ll do 1000 words tomorrow; take today off. But if I do
Mistborn Trilogy by Brandon Sanderson I finished reading The Final Empire July(ish) 2017 and have not picked up the other books since. I think I started Well of Ascension but I got no further than chapter two before being distracted by some other book. I really want to get back into this series with Vin and the wonderful
When you have an idea for a story, it can be a little tricky bulking it out enough to fill a novel. The first thing you need to think is: Is this actually a novel-length idea? You could write a short story or novella as the story might not need 30-100 thousand words. If you
5. Six of Crows (Six of Crows #1) by Leigh Bardugo Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price–and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams.
5. His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman The first book in this series, as I’m sure you all know, is The Golden Compass. I remembered first reading this on holiday to the middle of nowhere, and I sat in a small living room. I can’t remember a great deal about it but I remember that I
I realised, when making the last post about this, that choosing five books was simply too few, so here are another five books to add to that list! (For the other post, click here). 5. The Broken Empire by Mark Lawrence The first book in this series is called Prince of Thorns. This series screams
I have read four books this month. Pretty good going considering I feel like I am constantly working, but I have a new routine which allows for about one book a week. Anyway, here is the list of books I read this month: How to Stop Time by Matt Haig – Read the Review
5. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. True love. The truth. We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from
Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen battlefleets…? (Goodreads) My Review My Rating: 5/5 Most of my rating for this
In this list, I will be talking about the Top 5 Epic Fantasy Books that I need to read! There are so many brilliant epic fantasy series out there but I didn’t know where to start, so I compiled this list. 5. Lightbringer by Brent Weeks The first book in the series is The Black
Isserley spends most of her time driving. But why is she so interested in picking up hitchhikers? And why are they always male, well-built and alone? (Goodreads) Buy the book here My Review My Rating: 5/5 This is one of those books where the less you know going in, the more you will get out.
Here are my Top 5 Historical Fiction books. Let me know in the comments if you agree or what you would add. 5. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel–a young German girl whose book-stealing and storytelling talents help sustain
Before recently, I had never really read much sci-fi, and by sci-fi I mean Hard Science-Fiction. After reading Foundation by Isaac Asimov (See my review here), I picked up a few more books in the same genre. So, here are the Top 5 Sci-Fi Books That I Need to Read: 5. The Dispossessed by Ursula K.
There are so many independently published authors out there. I have followed/been followed by a few on Twitter over the years and I’ve always looked at their websites, scouring through descriptions and reviews of their books. Today, I had a thought… Why haven’t I read any of them yet? I mean, there have been a