Children's books · Paranormal

Summer’s Dark Waters, Simon Williams

Joe and Amber follow the voice in Joe's head to begin on a journey that will take them out of their world and into one full of monsters.

Paranormal · Young Adult books

Hex Hall, Rachel Hawkins

Another school for young people to study magic may have some people sigh with exasperation from the start, but not me. I tend to find at least one thing to enjoy amongst the genre that is now drowning in clichés and attempts to be the next Harry Potter. After numerous odd events caused by her… Continue reading Hex Hall, Rachel Hawkins

Adventure · Fantasy · Paranormal · Young Adult books

Queen Heir, Jaymin Eve

I’m a big fan of paranormal books, especially werewolves, so I was practically jumping up and down when I came across this novel revolving around wolf and bear shifters. The basic set up of this world sees power coursing through magic current lines, ley lines, throughout the world that culminates in crystals in New York.… Continue reading Queen Heir, Jaymin Eve

Fantasy · Paranormal · Young Adult books

Carnival of Secrets, Melissa Marr

I’ve enjoyed Marr’s previous series, Wicked Lovely, and enjoyed her writing style as well as her fantasy concepts. This first book in the new Untamed City series follows three main characters; Mallory, Aya and Kaleb. In this book, there are two parallel worlds, our human world where the witches live and The City, a brutal… Continue reading Carnival of Secrets, Melissa Marr

Paranormal · Young Adult books

Evermore, Alyson Noel

Ever Bloom can see people's auras, know their thoughts and can see someone's entire life simply by touching them. Her abilities began after she was in a terrible car accident that claimed the lives of her parents and younger sister. The mystery of her powers has plagued Ever for months though she hasn't managed to… Continue reading Evermore, Alyson Noel

Paranormal · Young Adult books

Shiver, Maggie Stiefvater

I love a good paranormal novel, especially werewolves and other shifters. To add to my excitement, I thought the concept of werewolves shifting when it's cold sounded like a fresh take on a common creature. This story follows Grace, a girl who survived of wolf attack when she was a child. Ever since then she's… Continue reading Shiver, Maggie Stiefvater

Adventure · Fantasy · Favourites · Mythology · Paranormal · Young Adult books

Lord of Shadows, Cassandra Clare

It’s taken me a while to finish this book due to all my university readings, but here it is, finally. The newest instalment in the Shadowhunter world sees Julian, Emma and their family take on even more fearsome enemies. After the death of Malcolm in Lady Midnight, the Blackthorns thought they were safe. Unfortunately, they were… Continue reading Lord of Shadows, Cassandra Clare