North of Caithness, on the islands of Orkney, the ocean is a magical place. The seals are its people. Those angels, who fell from heaven and landed amongst the waves. Sometimes they come ashore to moult or have pups. Sometimes, on the night of the solstice or during a full moon, you will catch a... Continue Reading →
In Mie Prefecture, on the east coast of Japan, I learned stories of sea demons, underwater dragon palaces, and the Sun Goddess Amaterasu.
When I finished this book, I put it down and thought 'well, that was pretty good.' It wasn't until I started making notes for this review that I realised exactly how good. Honestly, I can't think of much wrong with it at all. The Witch of Salt & Storm is about a sixteen-year-old girl, Avery... Continue Reading →