Listening to Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone narrated by Stephen Fry
Publication: November 20th 2015 by Pottermore from J.K. Rowling
Format: Audiobook
“Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter ‘H’.” 
Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry’s eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin!’ – Pottermore 

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GIVEAWAY: A Darker Shade of Magic + goodies!


WINNER: GeminiFatale

SugarQuills has been up and running for a month now, so we’d like to celebrate a great beginning by hosting a giveaway (woo!)

The winner will be sent a brand new paperback copy of V.E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic. We LOVED this book and would like to share its amazing-ness with you! You can read our review for it here. The book will be accompanied by some really cute and colourful page markers and a magnetic bookmark from BobbyTin (Etsy).


Simply follow us on WordPress and like this post. The winner will be selected randomly! We will be accepting entries from May 10th 2016 until May 17th 2016 (midnight). The winner will be announced on May 20th.

To be eligible for this giveaway you must be a UK resident aged 18+

Good luck and happy reading!



A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

Series: Shades of Magic #1

Publication: February 27th 2015 by Titan Books

Format: Paperback Pages: 400

ISBN13: 9781783295401

Kell is one of the last Antari, a rare magician who can travel between parallel worlds: hopping from Grey London — dirty, boring, lacking magic, and ruled by mad King George — to Red London — where life and magic are revered, and the Maresh Dynasty presides over a flourishing empire — to White London — ruled by whoever has murdered their way to the throne, where people fight to control magic, and the magic fights back — and back, but never Black London, because traveling to Black London is forbidden and no one speaks of it now.

Officially, Kell is the personal ambassador and adopted Prince of Red London, carrying the monthly 

correspondences between the royals of each London. Unofficially, Kell smuggles for those willing to pay for even a glimpse of a world they’ll never see, and it is this dangerous hobby that sets him up for accidental treason. Fleeing into Grey London, Kell runs afoul of Delilah Bard, a cut-purse with lofty aspirations. She robs him, saves him from a dangerous enemy, then forces him to take her with him for her proper adventure.

But perilous magic is afoot, and treachery lurks at every turn. To save both his London and the others, Kell and Lila will first need to stay alive — a feat trickier than they hoped. – Goodreads

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Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke

Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke

Publication: March 22nd 2016 by Dial Books

Format: Hardback Pages: 247

ISBN13: 9780803740488

Every story needs a hero.
Every story needs a villain.
Every story needs a secret.

Wink is the odd, mysterious neighbor girl, wild red hair and freckles. Poppy is the blond bully and the beautiful, manipulative high school queen bee. Midnight is the sweet, uncertain boy caught between them. Wink. Poppy. Midnight. Two girls. One boy. Three voices that burst onto the page in short, sharp, bewitching chapters, and spiral swiftly and inexorably toward something terrible or tricky or tremendous.

What really happened?
Someone knows.
Someone is lying. – Goodreads

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We Are The Hanged Man (DCI Jericho #1) by Douglas Lindsay

We are the Hanged Man by Douglas Lindsay

Series: DCI Jericho #1

Publication: August 23rd 2012 by Blasted Heath

Format: eBook Pages: 374

ISBN13: 9781908688248

‘When the latest hit reality TV show, Britain’s Got Justice, needs an expert police panellist, DCI Robert Jericho’s boss thrusts him into the media spotlight, knowing full well that Jericho has been desperate to avoid the limelight since his wife’s unexplained disappearance ten years ago.

With the press now hounding his every move, there’s nowhere to hide.

Meanwhile, a killer, newly released from prison, resumes the bone-chilling handiwork for which he was locked away

thirty years earlier. Sinister tarot cards turn up on Jericho’s desk, each one more grotesque than its 

predecessor. As he investigates a series of seemingly unrelated deaths, he becomes aware that a noose is gradually tightening around his throat.

Someone is setting him up for a neck-breaking fall.‘ – Goodreads

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