All posts tagged: A Thousand Nights

Book Review – A Thousand Nights

Title: A Thousand Nights Author: E.K. Johnston Genre: Teens and Y.A. (Fantasy) Release Date: October 6, 2015 Rating: ★★★★ “Lo-Melkhiin killed three hundred girls before he came to her village, looking for a wife. When she sees the dust cloud on the horizon, she knows he has arrived. She knows he will want the loveliest girl: her sister. She vows she will not let her be next. And so she is taken in her sister’s place, and she believes death will soon follow. Lo-Melkhiin’s court is a dangerous palace filled with pretty things: intricate statues with wretched eyes, exquisite threads to weave the most beautiful garments. She sees everything as if for the last time. But the first sun rises and sets, and she is not dead. Night after night, Lo-Melkhiin comes to her and listens to the stories she tells, and day after day she is awoken by the sunrise. Exploring the palace, she begins to unlock years of fear that have tormented and silenced a kingdom. Lo-Melkhiin was not always a cruel ruler. Something went wrong. Far …

October on Bitsnbooks

I’m not even going to attempt to recap September because it was a complete haze. I actually felt like there was a fog in my mind for most of it, and I didn’t even realise October was basically here until I had to write this post. I did get an OK amount of reading done though, including: The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley, which turned out to be really great in the end. House of Thieves by Charles Belfoure. An OK read, but nothing to set the literary world alight. Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff – stop reading this post now and check out my review of Fates and Furies and then go get yourself a copy of the book IMMEDIATELY. It was amazing. The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray by Robert Schnakenberg. After reading this I’ve decided I want to be friends with Bill Murray. Tristano Dies by Antonio Tabucchi. A book that probably contributed to my foggy mindset – to be honest I don’t really know what I read. Undermajordomo Minor by …