Saturday, 28 February 2015


Book Review: Forevermore 

16238648 Title: Forevermore
Author: Cindy Miles
Genre: Fantasy, paranormal, mystery
Published: August 1st 2013
Page count: 240
Format: paperback

Summary (Goodreads):
Ivy’s moved to her new stepfather’s cold castle in the wilds of Scotland, where strange things begin to happen: the ancient walls spilling their dark secrets.
Rescue comes when she meets Logan, a gorgeous, elusive boy – a ghost, who has haunted the castle grounds for decades. Ivy is immediately drawn to him … but Logan is not the only spirit around, and soon Ivy finds herself at the heart of a dangerous mystery.

Ivy Calhoun moves with her mother to Glenmorrag the home of her stepfather Niall.
She doesn't really know Niall and his mother is a judgmental angry old lady + there's a ghostly voice keeps telling her to leave. As it turns out the voice belongs to Logan Munro who is just trying to save Ivy from a terrible fate. 

Ivy acts both sensibly and like a teenager trying to find herself. She knows she can't just leave the castle given that she's sixteen and in a country she barely knows so she sets out to solve the mystery of Logan's death. One of the main ways she does this is by talking to her new group of friends. She slowly begins to feel she actually fir in - which she didn't do back at her hometown.

I also really loved how they spoke like they actually do in Scotland like saying "Aye" (which I can't help but say all the time now XD ) instead of yes. It really helped bring out there accents and how Ivy helps at understanding some of the words that was well done. 

It was definitely a light fun paranormal romance and its super quick and easy to get through & can I just say how perfect Logan was? He WAS so lovely and I really enjoyed Ivy and Logan's relationship and the trust they had for each other and how they work together to fight the evil haunting Glenmorrag! I keep smiling at the development between Ivy and her stepdad it was great.

My only complaint is that I wished it was longer! The author could have made more happen for example the background story/history and it would have helped the ending too if it was 150-200 pages longer. Because Ivy get one solution handed to her and stumbles across another and everything is solved. That was a big downfall  for me - I expected a lot more action and history or anything! And that is mostly the reason I'm giving this 4 stars.

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Happily ever after high school

Happily ever after high school:

Title: Happily ever after high school
Author: Savannah Ostler
Genre: YA, Fantasy, Fairy Tale re-telling
Published: January  18th 2015

Format: paperback

Summary (Goodreads): 
Seventeen year old Albany French wants nothing more than to find her very own happily ever after. She dreams of finding her fairy godmother, going to the ball, and being swept away by a Prince. Much to her dismay, her life is no fairy tale. Albany is just a typical, all American girl who attends an overly crowded public high school.

An untimely tragedy leaves Albany desperate for a new life.
She seeks comfort in her eccentric grandmother, Greta. Not only does Greta welcome Albany into her home with open arms, but she transfers Albany to a new school.
But... this new school is not your average high school. This is... Happily Ever After High, the enchanting high school that hosts hundreds of magical, fairytale students.
Albany is about to begin the journey of a lifetime… as she discovers who she really is, where her family came from, falls in love for the first time, and embarks on a quest to fulfill a prophecy that has been passed on for ages.

Welcome to Happily Ever After High.

Albany is independent, determined, unique, creative and she is definitely a day dreamer.
She absolutely hates public school because she feels that she doesn't belong. Albany doesn't really have any friends at her old school as the students at her school kind of find her very odd ;) - she does have her flaws tho, she can be stubborn and a real mess.

She has a very witty sense of humor which she often use in sarcasm (which was entertaining!)
- mostly in situation of conflict. She just likes to stick to her gut and is not afraid to increase it. She really stood out with her sarcasm and humor. Honestly the things she did or said had me laughing a lot. You've got to love a character whose inner monologue can make you crack up ;) It was well written which made me wish I could have went a to a magical high school full of Fairy Tales, mythological creatures and even meet you're favorites Disney princess - in my old days when I was still a kid ^_^.

I do hope Ben will kick some ass and believe in himself in "Once Upon A University" - I'm so looking forward to read that! :D
I don't know but I need Ben to have more gut like Albany and take control sometime :) - BUT I still like Ben, he was still sweet ;).

That said it was still a enjoyable read and I would definitely recommend this book to fairytale lovers :D

5/5 Stars <3