Fantasy, Review, Young Adult

Caraval | Stephanie Garber

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Published: 31/01/2017 Genre: Fantasy. Young Adult. Series: Caraval #1 Format: Hardback. Audiobook. Pages: 402 Rating: ★★★☆☆ (2.5) Synopsis (Goodreads) Whatever you've heard about Caraval, it doesn't compare to the reality. It's more than just a game or a performance. It's the closest you'll ever find to magic in this world... Welcome,… Continue reading Caraval | Stephanie Garber

Childrens, Christmas, Fantasy, Review

The Christmasaurus | Tom Fletcher

Publisher: Puffin Published: 06/10/2016 Genre: Childrens. Christmas. Fantasy. Format: Hardback. Audiobook. Pages: 384 Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis (Goodreads) The Christmasaurus is a story about a boy named William Trundle, and a dinosaur, the Christmasaurus. It's about how they meet one Christmas Eve and have a magical adventure. It's about friendship and families, sleigh bells and Santa,… Continue reading The Christmasaurus | Tom Fletcher

Fantasy, Horror, Retelling, Review

Alice | Christina Henry

Publisher: Titan Books Published: 28/06/2016 Genre: Fantasy. Horror. Retelling. Format: Paperback. Pages: 325 Rating: ★★★★☆ Synopsis (Goodreads) In a warren of crumbling buildings and desperate people called the Old City, there stands a hospital with cinderblock walls which echo with the screams of the poor souls inside.In the hospital, there is a woman. Her hair,… Continue reading Alice | Christina Henry

Fantasy, Review, Young Adult

Shiver | Maggie Stiefvater

Publisher: Scholastic Published: 05/10/2009 Genre: Young Adult. Fantasy. Series: The Wolves of Mercy Falls #1 Format: Paperback Pages: 434 Rating:★★★★☆ Synopsis (Goodreads) When a local boy is killed by wolves, Grace’s small town becomes a place of fear and suspicion. But Grace can’t help being fascinated by the pack, and by one yellow-eyed wolf in… Continue reading Shiver | Maggie Stiefvater

Fantasy, Review, Young Adult

Red Queen | Victoria Aveyard

Publisher: Orion Published: 12/02/2015 Genre: Young Adult. Fantasy Series: Red Queen #1 Format: Paperback Pages: 383 Rating: ★★★☆☆ Synopsis (Goodreads) This is a world divided by blood – red or silver. The poverty-stricken Reds are commoners, living in the shadow of the Silvers, elite warriors with god-like powers. To Mare Barrow, a 17-year-old Red girl from the Stilts, it looks like nothing… Continue reading Red Queen | Victoria Aveyard

Fantasy, Review, Young Adult

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children | Ransom Riggs

Publisher: Quirk Books Published: 04/06/2013 Genre: Young Adult. Fantasy. Series: Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children #1 Format: Paperback. Audiobook. Pages: 382 Rating: ★★★★☆ Synopsis (Goodreads) A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of curious photographs. A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the… Continue reading Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children | Ransom Riggs