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Since I was a child (and I started reading when I was around 6) I’ve preferred horror, fantasy and (some) sci-fi, above everything else. I’ve read/watched/gamed a lot of other stuff, too, and it’s not that I can’t appreciate diversity, but whenever I get the choice, I stick to these 3 genres. I have an MA…

Too old for fantasy?

The target audience for so-called young adult literature seems to be 15 to 20-year-olds. Being 35, I feel like I should have developed a more mature taste, but it just doesn’t seem to happen. So, I’ve decided to embrace the fact that I’m addicted to YA fantasy, although I am sort of fed up with the…

Review: Air Awakens (Air Awakens, #1)

Air Awakens by Elise Kova My rating: 4,5 stars. Air Awakens kept popping up in my recommendations at Goodreads, and although I had initially DNF’ed my Kindle-sample, the growing hype caught my interest, and I ended up enjoying the story immensely. Our protagonist, 17-year-old Vhalla Yarl, is an apprentice at the imperial library. The story…

Review: The Griever’s Mark (The Griever’s Mark,#1)

The Griever’s Mark by Katherine Hurley My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Building a universe which is familiar enough to make sense, yet otherworldly enough to compel the imagination, is no easy task. Nonetheless, this is what Katherine Hurley has accomplished with The Griever’s Mark series. Astarti is a young woman who has grown…

Review: Truthwitch (The Witchlands, #1)

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard My rating: 2 out of 5 stars Some spoilers ahead. “Truthwitch” is my first encounter with Susan Dennard’s writing. I’ve been unsure how to rate it, but have settled with 2 stars. There are some parts of the book which merit a 3-star review – and those parts ensure that I…