A retelling of the fairy tale The Six Swans (alternatively known as The Twelve Brothers or other titles), Daughter of the Forest follows Sorcha and her six brothers. As close-knit as siblings can be, their lives are infused with a deep undercurrent of magic, and the small oddities of their childhood seem natural as anything. But things soon change when an enchantress enters their lives, and Sorcha’s brothers are transformed into swans. To break the curse, Sorcha must undertake a seemingly impossible task…and stay silent the entire time. make one noise, and all her work will be for nothing; the curse shall remain…kEEP READING!
I…can’t quite believe I’m writing this. But a few days ago, I discovered that’d I’ve been shortlisted for the UKYABA’s – the UK Young Adult Blog Awards – under the category of “Most Inspirational”. WHAT?!?
I just wanted to make this post to acknowledge that you guys got me here, and I appreciate it with all my heart.Keep reading!
The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins // The Complexity of Guilt
*I was sent a copy of this book in exchange for a review. This in no way affects my opinion.
It’s the 1800’s. A murder trial is taking place. Inside, a maid is accused of murdering her mistress. The mistress she loved…
Found sleeping next to the victim and covered in blood, it’s fairly easy to presume how Frannie came to be accused. But did things happen how they say they happen? Frannie takes the lead in this book, telling her life story and gradually leading us to the events she stands trial for.Keep reading!
March Favourites & Wrap Up
March was…a lot. A lot of deadlines. A lot of plans. A lot of anxiety and stress. And apparently, a lot of new favourites too. So at least something good came out of all the excess, right?Keep reading!
In Defense of Audiobooks (And A Story of Anxiety…)
Ahhh, the audiobook argument. It comes up time and time again. “You’re not really reading if you’re listening” or “audiobooks aren’t real books!”
Well ladies and gentlemen (and all those between), here’s my defense.Keep reading!
February Favourites & Wrap Up
Time for another favourites post! Admittedly, I don’t have many favourites from February. It was a month of just getting by, juggling essays and trying not to get overwhelmed by the sheer amount of plans I’ve got coming up in March. But there’s a few standout moments amongst the tedium of what felt like a weirdly long month for one that has less days…so here we are!Keep Reading!