The Mandorian Chronicles (nation teaser #9)

The Mandorian Chronicles is an upcoming series of 6 books written by me, classified as YA Fantasy. I am currently posting the first novel to a select few who have been asked to read and review it. If you are interested in reading this before I ever go into publishing it, let me know, either through the “review request” here on this blog or through my Goodreads account.

In order to give you all an idea of this book I am going to post teasers of the novel here.

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The Mandorian Chronicles (nation teaser #8)

The Mandorian Chronicles is an upcoming series of 6 books written by me, classified as YA Fantasy. I am currently posting the first novel to a select few who have been asked to read and review it. If you are interested in reading this before I ever go into publishing it, let me know, either through the “review request” here on this blog or through my Goodreads account.

In order to give you all an idea of this book I am going to post teasers of the novel here.

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Red Days

Started: July 12, 2017
Finished: July 13, 2017

Language: English
Rating: 5/5 stars


If she did nothing it would haunt her for the rest of her life.


I received a copy of this novel from the author in return for an honest review.

Keiko is a young journalist at a British newspaper, writing articles that are assigned to her and not always exactly what she finds herself interested in. Then, one day, she is asked to go to Japan and do an article based on the events portrayed in the movie The Cove.

The Taiji Dolphin Slaughter.

This is the beginning of Keiko’s new life. She becomes involved with the activists trying to stop the slaughter from happening and uses her powers as a journalist to spread the word to the world. And although Keiko’s life and what she decided to do to help is fictional, the events that this book chronicles are not. They are real.

This book serves to further spread the word of the Taiji Dolphin Slaughter – to give people an idea of what happens to dolphins trapped in the cove outside this little Japanese village. It’s honest and doesn’t try to cover up anything. It will make you think, make you look into these things even more – which is a good thing. And thus I highly recommend that people read this novel.

The Fallen Kingdom (The Falconer #3)

Started: July 3, 2017
Finished: July 7, 2017

Language: English
Rating: 5/5 stars


“She knows exactly what I want,” Sorcha says in that cheerful, singsong voice of hers. The one from my nightmares. “Don’t you?”


Alright, first, a round of applause for this amazing trilogy

This book provided a perfect ending for the story Aileana, Kiaran and all the others. Well, no, it wasn’t 100% happily ever after. That’s not what I wanted for this either; with these books Elizabeth May has shown that she’s not afraid to hurt her characters, both physically and mentally, and I doubted she’d shy away from killing some. Yes, there are characters – characters that I love and adore – that died in this novel. I’m not going to write who, though!

The novel begins with Aileana coming back from the dead – literally. She crawls out of the ground with no memory of who she once was, but knows that she’s human. However, while dead, she’s somehow received faery-like powers. From who, she doesn’t know, but she still uses these powers. Against everyone. That includes people she once saw as friends – though now she does not remember them.

As Aileana manages to reclaim her memories, she’s instead faced with the issue that the world is breaking apart. With an Unseelie King and a Seelie Queen, magic is draining away. Only one of them can rule and thus restore order – but in order to do that, siblings Kiaran and Aithinne have to kill each other.

Oh, and the powers Aileana has received? They will kill her. Again. She’s on borrowed time.

So yes, drama and action and blood, just like in the previous two novels! And it’s all absolutely perfectly mixed with a bit of Scottish sass. We get to meet more faeries from myths and legends told through time – good and bad ones – and the romance… oh my lord, the romance! So bloody amazing! Other than Aileana’s impending return to the dead, there’s also the possibility that Aithinne might be the one to kill Kiaran. Aaaand there’s also the issue that, now that Kiaran’s Unseelie again – and not just any Unseelie, but the Unseelie King – he has a thirst for human blood. As the king, his thirst is greater than other Unseelie. See how this might turn out to be a bit of a problem?

Now? Well, now I just keep my fingers crossed that Elizabeth May has a new project planned, because I’m not sure I’ll be able to survive without more books from her!

Make Me Read It Readathon – TBR

First; thanks to everyone who voted on the poll! 726 votes in total, that’s amazing!

I’ve posted the results of the poll behind the cut below. I don’t know yet how many books I’ll try to read – last year I got through 6 or 7 but then I had a couple of audio books at the top to help me out. Which I don’t have this year X) But I will read the books in the order they have been listed behind the cut!

If you’re curious to find out more about the Make Me Read It Readathon, check my previous post about it and also visit our hosts – Ely and Val!

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The Mandorian Chronicles (character teaser #18)

The Mandorian Chronicles is an upcoming series of 6 books written by me, classified as YA Fantasy. I am currently posting the first novel to a select few who have been asked to read and review it. If you are interested in reading this before I ever go into publishing it, let me know, either through the “review request” here on this blog or through my Goodreads account.

In order to give you all an idea of this book I am going to post teasers of the novel here.

NOTE: This is the last character teaser for the first book in the series. Once I’ve finished outlying the next book – which characters to introduce then and at what point – I will post more of these, but for now they will be on hold for a while. Nation teasers and snippets from the story will still appear on the blog.

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The Mandorian Chronicles (nation teaser #7)

The Mandorian Chronicles is an upcoming series of 6 books written by me, classified as YA Fantasy. I am currently posting the first novel to a select few who have been asked to read and review it. If you are interested in reading this before I ever go into publishing it, let me know, either through the “review request” here on this blog or through my Goodreads account.

In order to give you all an idea of this book I am going to post teasers of the novel here.

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