Excerpt: The Rarkyn’s Familiar by Nikky Lee

Excerpt: The Rarkyn’s Familiar by Nikky Lee

Greetings! Today I have a treat for you for my stop on the book tour for The Rarkyn’s Familiar by Nikky Lee, a young adult high fantasy novel that boasts a lot of themes that speak to me. Without further ado, let me present this new trilogy to you.  The Rarkyn’s Familiar by Nikky Lee Series: The Rarkyn TrilogyGenre: Epic FantasyLength: 452 pagesPublished: April 19, 2022Publisher: Parliament House PressGoodreads – The StoryGraph Get your copy of A Drowned Kingdom:Direct • Amazon US • Amazon UK An orphan bent…

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First Impressions: The Knave of Secrets by Alex Livingston

First Impressions: The Knave of Secrets by Alex Livingston

Well met! Today is my stop on the book tour for The Knave of Secrets by Alex Livingston, a high fantasy story with a world that feels heavily inspired by 18th century history. I’m going to give you my first impressions of the book in this post! I have to admit, I was drawn in by comparisons to The Lies of Locke Lamora and The Mask of Mirrors but the book itself is quite different. Let’s take a look. The…

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Speculative Fiction Book Releases in May 2022

Speculative Fiction Book Releases in May 2022

Hello! It’s time for the speculative fiction book releases for May 2022 in the UK, going through all the fantasy, horror, science fiction releases that sound neat to me, plus a few others, be they mixing genres, historical fiction, non-fiction or something else. These may be traditionally or independently published, and as ever, I may update throughout the month of May so keep coming back to keep up to date! Please do send over your future releases for these posts….

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Fantasy Spotlight: A Drowned Kingdom by P.L. Stuart

Fantasy Spotlight: A Drowned Kingdom by P.L. Stuart

Hello, hello! Today is my stop on the Escapist Tours book tour for A Drowned Kingdom by P.L. Stuart. This is the first in a new epic fantasy series about an exiled people whose ancestral home is buried beneath the waves, and now long to rule once more. It is based on Plato’s lost city of Atlantis, which is a story that has always fascinated me! Sounds awesome, right?! A Drowned Kingdom by P.L. Stuart Series: The Drowned Kingdom Saga…

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Heads Up! Huge Indie Book Sale Ongoing 18-22

Heads Up! Huge Indie Book Sale Ongoing 18-22

*Sale is over now but I still recommend having a look at the authors involved and Tessa’s spotlight posts, there are some great titles in here!* Happy April, friendos! Today I bring great news of a huge indie book sale that lovely Tessa of Narratess has organised to help connect independent authors with new readers as part of #IndieApril. Everybody loves a sale, right? All books included in the sale are fantasy, science fiction, or horror books that are first in…

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Speculative Fiction Releases April 2022

Speculative Fiction Releases April 2022

‘Eyy! I’m back for a second month of new books, going through the Speculative Fiction releases for April 2022 that I’m interested in! We’ll mostly be focusing on fantasy, science fiction, and horror, but on the odd occasion, I may sneak in something non-fiction, historical fiction, romance perhaps. It all depends on what is out there. April has a few titles that I’m really intrigued by, and a few that could turn out to be fantastic reads. I may also…

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Inn-Between Books: Fantasy With A Dark Core

Inn-Between Books: Fantasy With A Dark Core

Years ago in the book blogging world, I recall a weekly feature literally called: “It’s Wednesday! What Are You Reading?” It did what it said on the tin, you’d just talk about what you’re reading that week. Heck, it may still be around, I don’t know. As a slow reader, I never took part because it’d often take me a couple of weeks to finish a book and I didn’t think people would want to read about how I was…

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