Discussion – The Pros and Cons of Historical Fiction

Hello everyone, I am back with another discussion post and having written last year about the pros and cons of thrillers, I have decided to write something similar about another genre. This time it is historical fiction. Since I first decided to try out historical fiction towards the end of 2018, it has become my … Continue reading Discussion – The Pros and Cons of Historical Fiction

Book Review – Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

Pages: 354 Published: 5th May 2020 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Trigger warnings: Transphobia, drugs, sexual references Felix Love has never been in love—and, yes, he’s painfully aware of the irony. He desperately wants to know what it’s like and why it seems so easy for everyone but him to find someone. What’s worse is that, even though he … Continue reading Book Review – Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

Book Review – The Secret Of White Stone Gate by Julia Nobel

Pages: 304 Published: 3rd March 2020 Genre: Middle grade Trigger warnings: References to suicide Just like with the first book in this series, this was a buddy read with Noly. We were very excited to meet the characters again and as usual we had some really fun discussions. After spending the summer at home, Emmy cannot wait to return … Continue reading Book Review – The Secret Of White Stone Gate by Julia Nobel

Book Review – Maria In The Moon by Louise Beech

Pages: 270 Published: 1st April 2018 Genre: General Fiction ‘Like a cold spider, the memory stirred in my head and spun an icy web about my brain. Someone else crawled in. I remembered’ Thirty-one-year-old Catherine Hope has a great memory. But she can’t remember everything. She can’t remember her ninth year. She can’t remember when her insomnia … Continue reading Book Review – Maria In The Moon by Louise Beech

Book Review – The Silence Of Bones by June Hur

Pages: 323Published: 21st April 2020Genre: Historical Fiction/CrimeTrigger warnings: Animal death/cruelty, injury detail, misogyny 1800, Joseon (Korea). Homesick and orphaned sixteen-year-old Seol is living out the ancient curse: “May you live in interesting times.” Indentured to the police bureau, she’s been tasked with assisting a well-respected young inspector with the investigation into the politically charged murder … Continue reading Book Review – The Silence Of Bones by June Hur

Book Review – The Betrayals by Bridget Collins

Pages: 425Published: 30th November 2020Genre: Fantasy/DystopiaTrigger warnings: Misogyny, strong sexual references, suicide references, bullying This was a buddy read with Pauliina. We both had an interesting time with the book and had mixed feelings, but it gave us so much to talk and speculate about. I really enjoyed our discussions, so thank you Pauliina for … Continue reading Book Review – The Betrayals by Bridget Collins