The Pen not the Sword

A Blog Dedicated to All Things Literary!

Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.

Anna Quindlen
  • Book Review: We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal

    February 26, 2021 by

    Rating: 4/5 Blurb: People lived because she killed. People died because he lived. Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her people. Nasir is the Prince of Death, assassinating those foolish enough to defy his autocratic father, the sultan. If Zafira was… Read more

  • Blog Tour: Call Me Mummy by Tina Baker

    February 24, 2021 by

    Rating: 5/5 Blurb: Glamorous, beautiful Mummy has everything a woman could want… except for a daughter of her very own. So when she sees Kim—heavily pregnant, glued to her phone and ignoring her eldest child in a busy shop—she does what anyone would do. She takes her. But little foul-mouthed Tonya is not the daughter… Read more

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