Category: Reviews

Frostheart by Jamie Littler @j..

Posted April 17, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 1 Comment
Frostheart by Jamie Littler @jamieillustrate @PuffinBooks

Synopsis Bursting with brilliant characters, heart-stopping adventure and tons of laughs, this magical tale is perfect for fans of Nevermoor, Frozen and How to Train Your Dragon! Way out in the furthest part of the known world, a tiny stronghold exists all on its own, cut off from the rest of human-kin by monsters that […]

I Am Dust by Louise Beech @Lou..

Posted April 13, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
I Am Dust by Louise Beech @LouiseWriter @OrendaBooks @annecater

Synopsis: When iconic musical Dust is revived twenty years after the leading actress was murdered in her dressing room, a series of eerie events haunts the new cast… The Dean Wilson Theatre is believed to be haunted by a long-dead actress, singing her last song, waiting for her final cue, looking for her killer…  Now […]

Coral by Sara Ella @SaraEllaWr..

Posted April 8, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
Coral by Sara Ella @SaraEllaWrites

Synopsis There is more than one way to drown. Coral has always been different, standing out from her mermaid sisters in a society where blending in is key. Worse yet, she fears she has been afflicted with the dreaded Disease, said to be carried by humans—emotions. Can she face the darkness long enough to surface […]

Darkwood by Gabby Hutchinson C..

Posted April 6, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
Darkwood by Gabby Hutchinson Crouch @farragobooks

Synopsis You mustn’t go into the Darkwood, children. Not even to get your ball. Leave it. That ball belongs to the Witches and the Beasties, now. Those wicked Witches. Stealing your ball. Magic is forbidden in Myrsina, along with various other abominations, such as girls doing maths. This is bad news for Gretel Mudd, who […]

Aliens in My Garden by Jude Gw..

Posted March 18, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
Aliens in My Garden by Jude Gwynaire @judegwynaire @ProdigyGoldBks

Synopsis: ALIENS IN MY GARDEN takes ALDITHA the witch and HARPER (the talking, though not terribly bright owl) from their usual business serving the residents of the Garden on a path that pits them against SKOROS. The would-be evil wizard is useless at magic, great at engineering, has a brass wand, a smart alec who […]

The Die of Death By Kenneth B...

Posted February 24, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Die of Death By Kenneth B. Andersen @K_B_Andersen

Synopsis: Philip’s adventures as the Devil’s apprentice have changed him—in a good way. Although he misses his friends in Hell, he has made new friends in life. But when the future of the underworld is threatened once again, Philip’s help is needed. Death’s Die has been stolen and immortality is spreading across the globe. Philip […]

Mageborn by Jessica Thorne @Je..

Posted February 20, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 1 Comment
Mageborn by Jessica Thorne @JessThorneBooks @bookouture

Synopsis The room is small and dark. Row upon row of jars line the shelves, each one sealed with blood-red wax. The seal’s mark is a twisted circle of briar with gleaming, gold-tipped thorns. And in each jar a flicker of forbidden magic dances… beautiful, but deadly. Sold to the Crown in the aftermath of […]

House of Earth and Blood, Cres..

Posted February 3, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
House of Earth and Blood, Crescent City by Sarah J Maas – A Netgalley extract review

Synopsis: #1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas launches her brand-new CRESCENT CITY series with House of Earth and Blood: the story of half-Fae and half-human Bryce Quinlan as she seeks revenge in a contemporary fantasy world of magic, danger, and searing romance. Bryce Quinlan had the perfect life—working hard all day and […]

The Unlikely Escape of Uriah H..

Posted February 3, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep by H.G. Parry @hg_parry @orbitbooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n

Synopsis: The ultimate book-lover’s fantasy, featuring a young scholar with the power to bring literary characters into the world, for fans of The Magicians, Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, and The Invisible Library. For his entire life, Charley Sutherland has concealed a magical ability he can’t quite control: he can bring characters from books into the real world. His older […]

The Children of Never (A War P..

Posted January 27, 2020 by midnightreview in Reviews / 1 Comment
The Children of Never (A War Priests of Andrak Saga) by Christian Warren Freed #TheChildrenofNever #WarPriestsofAndrakSaga @ChristianWFreed @damppebbles #damppebblesblogtours

The war priests of Andrak have protected the world from the encroaching darkness for generations. Stewards of the Purifying Flame, the priests stand upon their castle walls each year for 100 days. Along with the best fighters, soldiers, and adventurers from across the lands, they repulse the Omegri invasions. But their strength wanes and evil […]