The Gräzland Tales – Book Review

“Long live the Prince.” Here we go again! Today’s book review (and my longest book review of all time) is all about The Gräzland Tales by Trevor Van Winkle. This review will be slightly different to the reviews I’ve written previously, mainly because The Gräzland Tales is FOUR books long! I’ll be reviewing each section…

No Fish For Charles – Book Review

“You’re not a fish!” I said to the snake. “Of course I’m not, for goodness sake!” I’m so happy to be restarting my children’s book reviews! I’ve recently revisited my own children’s book, Little Caroline and my excitement for getting it published is overwhelming. I’ve found the perfect illustrator and now all that is left…

Winterhued – Book Review

“The tremor faded and passed, it was but a whisper, an echo of something far away. Yet, with it came a reel of decay, and the carrion stench of torn flesh.” My latest read was something way out of my comfort zone. That’s one of the best things about our book club – we can…

This Shall Be A House Of Peace – Book Review

“In the end, men are just men, neither good nor bad.” This Shall Be A House Of Peace by Phil Halton explores the aftermath of the collapse of Afghanistan’s soviet backed government. The Mullah, a teacher in an Afghan village, leads a group of students who have been left behind from the civil war. The…

King Of Flames – Book Review

“Before she could even muster a scream, it overtook her. And the world was gone.” Book review number eight is here! I have to say straight away that this book was probably one of my favourites so far for the club. (Definitely up there with The Haunting Of Hattie Hastings by Audrey Davis, which, as…

Death’s Kiss – Book Review

“Life is valuable. Death is a necessity.” I’m now on book review number seven for my book club, Books Of All Shades and, as each book is completed, my level of inspiration is through the roof. Each book has been so different, each story so unique in its own way. It’s so great to see…

Trash – Book Review

“His face is misshapen, beaten by bricks. One of his eyes is swollen and closed. He looks like…he looks like me.” I really couldn’t shut Maria up about this one. The amount of messages I received from her in pure excitement were too many to count! Well, I don’t blame her. A book about a…

Owl Eyes: A Fairy Tale – Book Review

“The words tickled at the fringes of my memory, not quite making their way to my lips.” My first review of 2019 is here, hurrah! I’m kicking off the New Year with my second review for Books Of All Shades – a book that not only surprised me with its excellence, but one that I…

The Devil From The River – Book Review

“Well, maybe they just have faith in your ability to put a bullet in a moving body.” I’m extremely happy to be working alongside the Books Of All Shades team to bring you our first ever book review. Not only are we bringing talented authors the honest book reviews they need to get noticed, but…

The Other Side – Book Review

“But to adjust, you must consider this all to be a foreign language you cannot decipher. “ As I meet new authors looking to make a name for themselves, I always see two things that they have in common. Number one, everyone I’ve met so far are incredibly determined and are proud as punch of…