Book review: The Witch’s Kiss by Katharine and Elizabeth Corr

ELS library assistant Aimee reviews Katharine and Elizabeth Corr's debut Young Adult novel, The Witch's Kiss. Having recently read and loved the first book in Katharine and Elizabeth Corr’s second series, The Throne of Swans, I decided my next move would be to give their first series a go. The trilogy starts with The Witch’s … Continue reading Book review: The Witch’s Kiss by Katharine and Elizabeth Corr

Book review: A Throne of Swans by Katharine and Elizabeth Corr

ELS library assistant Aimee continues her winning reading streak with fantasy YA novel, A Throne of Swans by Katharine & Elizabeth Corr.   This book is set in a kingdom where nobles can transform into birds. It follows the story of Aderyn, who, following her father’s death, inherits the role of Protector of the dominion … Continue reading Book review: A Throne of Swans by Katharine and Elizabeth Corr

Book review: Heartless by Marissa Meyer

ELS library assistant Aimee falls for Marissa Meyer's Queen of Hearts origin story, Heartless. This book had me hooked from the first sentence: ‘Three luscious lemon tarts glistened up at Catherine.’ Needless to say, I then had to grab one on my next “essential” shopping trip. I can safely say that throughout reading this book, … Continue reading Book review: Heartless by Marissa Meyer

Book review: One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake

ELS library assistant Aimee loved Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake (reviewed here) so much that she quickly picked up the sequel, One Dark Throne. Warning: spoilers ahead! The second title in the Three Dark Crowns series begins during the aftermath of the Beltane festival, marking the beginning of the Ascension year which will end … Continue reading Book review: One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake

Book review: Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell

ELS librarian Sarah reviews Katherine Rundell's modern classic Rooftoppers. This award-winning novel did not disappoint. The story is of Sophie and her guardian Charles, both survivors of the sinking of the Queen Mary, and their quest to find her mother and avoid the authority’s attempts to place Sophie in an orphanage. The book is quirky … Continue reading Book review: Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell

Book review: Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

The library may be closed, but to quote the immortal slogan of T-shirts and mugs the world over, 'readers gonna read'. Over the next few weeks, we'll be discussing some of the books that have caught our attention during the lockdown. First up is ELS library assistant Aimee with her review of Kendare Blake's bestselling … Continue reading Book review: Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake