Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah’s regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution, and the devastating effects of war with Iraq. The intelligent and outspoken only child of committed Marxists and the great-granddaughter of one of Iran’s last emperors, Marjane bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country.Continue reading “Book Review: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi”
Magda needs a Prince to survive, but can she survive the Princes?
After seven years exiled in the human world, Magda is thrust back into the Pixie Lands, caught up in a deadly competition. At stake, the right to rule her family’s province and a shot at the Crown. But to have any hope of succeeding, she’ll need a Prince at her side. Continue reading “Review: Claiming The Prince: Book One – Cora Avery”
Orphan. Runaway. Thief.
Since the moment I was ripped from my mother’s womb, I’ve been an outcast amongst my own kind. The Sidhe might possess magical Gifts, unbelievable wealth and unfathomable power but I don’t want a thing to do with them. I ran away from their lands in the Highlands of Scotland when I was eleven years old and I’ve never looked back. Continue reading “Gifted Thief – Helen Harper (Highland Magic Book 1) – Review”
Pegasus and the Flame is a children’s novel which follows the story of a thirteen year old girl living in New York who suddenly finds herself in between a war of the Olympian Gods with the monsters called the Nirad when a winged stallion crashes on the roof of her apartment. Continue reading “Review: Kate O’Hearn – Pegasus and the Flame”