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Tuesday, 30 October 2018


Hiya fellas! It'd been a while, hasn't it? Today I'm here with a slightly late post about this new and exciting anthology! I'll quickly share the details with you today and I hope you get as excited as I am by the time you are done!



                New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color showcases emerging and seasoned writers of many races telling stories filled with shocking delights, powerful visions of the familiar made strange.

                 Between this book’s covers burn tales of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and their indefinable overlappings. These are authors aware of our many possible pasts and futures, authors freed of stereotypes and clichéd expectations, ready to dazzle you with their daring genius.
Unexpected brilliance shines forth from every page.

·         Foreword, LeVar Burton
·         The Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex, Tobias Buckell
·         Deer Dancer, Kathleen Alcalá
·         The Virtue of Unfaithful Translations, Minsoo Kang
·         Come Home to Atropos, Steven Barnes
·         The Fine Print, Chinelo Onwualu
·         unkind of mercy, Alex Jennings
·         Burn the Ships, Alberto Yáñez
·         The Freedom of the Shifting Sea, Jaymee Goh
·         Three Variations on a Theme of Imperial Attire, E. Lily Yu
·         Blood and Bells, Karin Lowachee
·         Give Me Your Black Wings Oh Sister, Silvia Moreno-Garcia
·         The Shadow We Cast Through Time, Indrapramit Das
·         The Robots of Eden, Anil Menon
·         Dumb House, Andrea Hairston
·         One Easy Trick, Hiromi Goto
·         Harvest, Rebecca Roanhorse
·         Kelsey and the Burdened Breath, Darcie Little Badger
·         Afterword, Nisi Shawl

Friday, 8 June 2018

GUEST POST: Author Michael Phillip Cash

Hello, fellas! Today, I was supposed to share my May Wrap Up but why would I when I have a very interesting guest post instead! This is the first guest post on my blog and I'm so excited, haha! I've always wanted to do one. 

I big thank you to the author for the interesting topic and without further due, here it is!

Friday, 1 June 2018


Hello, fellas! Today I'm talking about some of my YA fantasy pet peeves. Lemme tell ya though that I DON'T like YA books but love most of the premises and ideas.

(Warning, this is going to be a LONG intro)

Thursday, 24 May 2018

REREAD REVIEW: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness


In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, Ashmole 782, deep in Oxford's Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates with her leading man, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont.

Hiya, fellas! Today I'm talking about a recent reread of mine. I read A Discovery of Witches around 4 years ago and I loved it. I loved the plot, the characters and even the science in it. I am not a big fan of science so when a book offers me something that I wouldn't usually read, I like it.

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Mini-Reviews: Tyrant's Throne, Shadowblack and Charmcaster

Hello, fellas! I've been very lazy and absent recently because all I've been doing is reading, writing and watching anime but I also don't have any ideas for posts.

Today, I am finally here with some mini-reviews of the last three books by Sebastien de Castell that I finally read.

Monday, 14 May 2018

Annoying Things Non-Readers Have Said To Me

I haven't been active lately because I started reading, writing and watching anime very frequently and I also didn't have any ideas for blog posts. I have also been more active on Instagram than ever. If you'd like me to write some reading or writing posts/updates or whatever, just let me know by commenting below.

As for this post, I was inspired by a recent Instagram conversation I had with a stranger who basically told me that I wasn't reading the right books and that I, to my utter surprise, was living in a fantasy world. Now, I am a lot of things but delusional isn't one of them. Anyway, this is what inspired me to do this post and I hope you like it.

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Q&A with Mira Monroe

  Hiya, fellas, a while back I beta read and then reviewed Mira Monroe's book Magick and I as well decided to interview her because I am curious about a lot of things about her book and about being an indie author. She is a very nice person and agreed to this. Thank you, Mira! ^^

Saturday, 5 May 2018

BLOG TOUR: Joshua N’Gon: Last Prince of Alkebulahn by Antony Hewitt

Hello, fellas! Today I have a blog tour for you. I haven't done one in a while, haha. I also am going to write a review for this book when I read it so stay tuned if you want to know something more about it!

Thursday, 3 May 2018

April Wrap Up

Hiya fellas! I did my exam yesterday so I'm back! Today I'm sharing with you the books I read and the ones I couldn't finish. I read enough book this month but they are still less than I would have wanted to. It took me a lot of time to read some of them because I had to combine a lot of uni work and reading, I also had trouble with finding a good novel at the end of the month.

Saturday, 28 April 2018

Mini-Reviews: Over Raging Tides and Hex Hall

Hiya, fellas! I'm here with some mini-reviews again.  I think I like these posts more and more. Do you? They are far easier to write and when I don't know how to write a nice and long review I just feel like writing something shorter instead.

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Reflective Log (assessment)

   When I first started blogging four years ago I did not know anything about running a blog, how to get it out there or even writing reviews. I went through a lot of trials and errors which I believe helped me a lot in this assessment when it comes to my blog posts. The module proved to be more than helpful in teaching me how to run it.

Social Media Strategy (assessment)

   Considering the past experience I have from my Bulgarian blog, I decided to mainly use Facebook as a way of getting more traffic to my blog. I joined several book-related Facebook groups where I share my posts every time I publish them and that is how my blog gets the majority of its traffic. 

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Easter Break Recap (assessment)

Hey, fellas! Today I'm sharing another part of my university assessment. I was clearly not born to talk in front of a camera, I get all excited and start messing up my words. Anyway, at least you could find it funny to watch.

Monday, 23 April 2018

A Dream Come True (assessment)

  Today I'm going to literally talk about a dream come true. This is an audio piece I did for uni and it isn't as good as I hoped it'd be.

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Mini Reviews: Aru Shah and the End of Time and Daughter of the Siren Queen

Hi fellas! Today, I'm sharing some more mini-reviews with you. I tried writing proper ones but failed terribly so I decided to write something short.

Friday, 20 April 2018

Top 3 of my Auto-Buy Authors

Hi, fellas! Today's post is about my auto-buy authors which basically means that I'm going to talk about writers whose books I buy on the spot without having to read the synopsis or reviews beforehand. I have several of them but I decided to share with you my Top Three and I may even do a part two in the future. 

Thursday, 19 April 2018

3 Books I Want To Re-Read

 I've been thinking a lot recently about some of the books I've read years ago and I concluded that there are some that I really want to read again. Here is a short list of novels that I want to reread.

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

REVIEW: Spellslinger by Sebastien de Castell


There are three things that earn you a man’s name among the Jan’Tep. The first is to demonstrate the strength to defend your family. The second is to prove you can perform the high magic that defines our people. The third is simply to reach the age of sixteen. I was a few weeks shy of my birthday when I learned that I wouldn’t be doing any of those things.

Magic is a con game.

Kellen is moments away from facing his first mage's duel and the start of four trials that will make him a spellcaster. There's just one problem: his magic is gone. As his sixteenth birthday approaches, Kellen falls back on his cunning in a bid to avoid total disgrace. But when a daring stranger arrives in town, she challenges Kellen to take a different path. Ferius Parfax is one of the mysterious Argosi - a traveller who lives by her wits and the three decks of cards she carries. She's difficult and unpredictable, but she may be Kellen's only hope...
  Sebastien de Castell quickly became one of my favourite authors after I read Traitor's Blade in September last year. Even tough Spellslinger wasn't as good as his debut novel, I still loved it despite the few problems I had with it.

Saturday, 14 April 2018

REVIEW: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. 

But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope.

Now, Zélie has one chance to bring back magic and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good. 

Danger lurks in Orïsha, where snow leoponaires prowl and vengeful spirits wait in the waters. Yet the greatest danger may be Zélie herself as she struggles to control her powers—and her growing feelings for the enemy.

I enjoyed Tomi Adeyemi's debut novel but the more I think about it, the more convinced I am that it just wasn't as good as everybody else made it be in my opinion. As you probably know already, I really dislike books written in present tense (and I keep stumbling across them!) because it (the tense) makes it very hard for me to connect to the characters, especially when I can't relate to them.

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Mini-Reviews: Obsidio, Hero at the Fall, School for Good and Evil, Wisps of Memory

   Hello, fellas! Are you in the mood for some mini-reviews? If not, that's a shame since this is what I'm doing today. I'm really bad at writing short reviews but I'm trying to review almost every book I read and when I don't want to go into details about a certain novel I'll be doing these mini-reviews. I kinda like them.

  Anyway, let's get started.