The Priory of the Orange Tree – Samantha Shannon

Summary: A fantasy novel about Kingdoms in decline, a powerful dark force on the rise and bent on revenge, and a mysterious sect of female sorceresses, working in secret to prevent the end of the world. The novel has political intrigue, legends, and dragons. Each Kingdom/Empire has its own narratives, culture and beliefs, and though … Continue reading The Priory of the Orange Tree – Samantha Shannon

The Luck Uglies – Paul Durham

Summary: This is a early teen fantasy adventure, set in Drowning (a medieval village), ruled by the cruel Earl Longchance. The village lies right beside an ancient forest, and is surrounded by a stone wall. In earlier times, the Luck Uglies protected the village from the Bog Noblins. These monsters live in the swamp which … Continue reading The Luck Uglies – Paul Durham

The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman – Robin Gregory

Summary: Moojie is born disabled, and other than his loving adoptive mother everyone’s hand seems turned against him. He is born into a superstitious village, where belief in the otherworld runs strong. This is his story, and his search for a family that will love and accept him. Main Characters: Moojie: The protagonist, we watch … Continue reading The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman – Robin Gregory

9 Books Becoming Movies in early 2018

Movie Awards season is upon us - Golden Globes (Jan 09), Baftas (Feb 18), Oscars (March 04). The (currently) great and good of the film world will gather, eat drink, and pretend to be merry for someone else's success! I have always looked to see what books had been turned into films, and how they … Continue reading 9 Books Becoming Movies in early 2018