Fruits Basket: Volume 1 by Takaya Natsuki

Image Description: the front cover of a manga-book, Fruits Basket - Volume 1. The front cover depicts a peach-coloured background, while in the foreground there is a female high-school student with long brown hair and brown eyes in a navy-blue and white high-school uniform, kneeling on the ground and smiling up at the reader. Title: … Continue reading Fruits Basket: Volume 1 by Takaya Natsuki

Book Review: Saga, Volume One by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Title: Saga, Volume One Author: Brian K. Vaughan (Writer) and Fiona Staples (Artist) Publisher: Image Comics Format and Price: From the Image Comics website, Print Book at US $9.99 (AU $13.22) and Digital Book/PDF at US $7.99 (AU $10.58) Rating: 4 out of 5 About The Writer: Brian K. Vaughan is the award-winning writer of … Continue reading Book Review: Saga, Volume One by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab

Title: A Darker Shade of Magic (Book One in the Shades of Magic series) Author: V.E. Scwab Social Media: Facebook, Goodreads, Tumblr and Twitter Publisher: Titan Books Format and Price: Paperback at $12.74 and E-Book at $6.29 Rating: 5 out of 5 About The Author: Victoria is the product of a British mother, a Beverly … Continue reading A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab

Clariel by Garth Nix

Title: Clariel Author: Garth Nix Social Media: Facebook and Twitter Publisher: Allen and Unwin Price and Format: eBook at $14.69 Rating: 3 out of 5 stars About The Book: Sixteen-year-old Clariel is not adjusting well to her new life in the city of Belisaere, the capital of the Old Kingdom. She misses roaming freely within … Continue reading Clariel by Garth Nix

Across The Wall by Garth Nix

Title: Across The Wall: Tales of The Old Kingdom and Elsewhere Author: Garth Nix Social Media: Facebook and Twitter Publisher: Allen and Unwin Price and Format: eBook at $15.49 Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars About The Book: Nicholas Sayre will do anything to get across the Wall. Thoughts of Lirael and Sam haunt his … Continue reading Across The Wall by Garth Nix

Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landry

Title: Skulduggery Pleasant (Book 1 of the Skulduggery Pleasant series) Author: Derek Landry Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Website Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Price and Format: $7.99 eBook format Rating: 5 out of 5 About The Author: Derek Landy is an Irish writer and screenwriter. In addition to the bestselling children's/YA series of Skulduggery Pleasant books, a … Continue reading Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landry

Abhorsen by Garth Nix

Title: Abhorsen (Book 3 in the Old Kingdom series) Author: Garth Nix Social Media: Facebook and Twitter Publisher: Allen & Unwin Price: $19.95 (paperback) $10.39 (eBook) Rating: 5 out of 5 About The Book: Beneath the earth, a malignant force lies waiting, greedy for freedom from its ancient prison. As the Old Kingdom falls once … Continue reading Abhorsen by Garth Nix

Lirael by Garth Nix

Title: Lirael - Daughter of The Clayr (Book 2 in the Old Kingdom series) Author: Garth Nix Social Media: Facebook and Twitter Publisher: Allen & Unwin Price: $15.00 (paperback) $10.39 (eBook) Rating: 5 out of 5 About The Book: "Lirael has never felt like a true daughter of the Clayr. Now, two years past the … Continue reading Lirael by Garth Nix

Sabriel by Garth Nix

Title: Sabriel (Book 1 in the Old Kingdom series) Author: Garth Nix Social Media: Facebook and Twitter Publisher: Allen & Unwin Price: $15.00 (paperback) $7 (eBook) Rating: 5 out of 5 About The Book: "Sent to a boarding school in Ancelstierre as a young child, Sabriel has had little experience with the random power of … Continue reading Sabriel by Garth Nix

Dragon Actually by G.A. Aiken

Title: Dragon Actually (Dragon Kin #1) Author: G.A. Aiken Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd. Genre: Paranormal Romance Format: E-Book Price: $4.95 Rating: 3 out 5 Blurb: "It's not always easy being a female warrior with a nickname like Annwyl the Bloody. Men tend to either cower in fear-a lot-or else salute. It's true that Annwyl has … Continue reading Dragon Actually by G.A. Aiken