Pages: 437 Published: 10th January 2019 Genre: Historical Fantasy Trigger warnings: Allusions to rape, sexual references, suicide, animal cruelty, homophobia Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a letter arrives summoning him to begin an apprenticeship. He will work for a Bookbinder, a vocation that arouses fear, superstition and prejudice – but one neither he nor … Continue reading Book Review – The Binding by Bridget Collins
Hello everyone, At the moment the number of books on my Goodreads TBR seems to be going up rather than down. It is now above the 160 mark, so clearly I must be doing something wrong! Joking aside, I need to set aside some time to go through the list and decide which ones can … Continue reading Five Books on my TBR – February 2020
Pages: 344 Published: 30th June 2016 Genre: Mystery/Thriller Trigger warnings: Sexual assault, mental health storyline This was meant to be the perfect trip. The Northern Lights. A luxury press launch on a boutique cruise ship. A chance for travel journalist Lo Blackwood to recover from a traumatic break-in that has left her on the verge of collapse, and to … Continue reading Book Review – The Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
Hello everyone, First of all, I would like to thank Dave @The Write Reads for organising this blog tour and allowing me to be a part of it. Thank you also to Kristin Ward for letting us read a free copy of her fabulous book. Having read and reviewed Kristin's book After The Green Withered for our … Continue reading TWR Blog Tour Book Review – Rise Of Gaia by Kristin Ward
Hello everyone, As readers, we come across all different kinds of narrators in books that are written in the first or second person perspectives. They all have individual character traits, and some are much more likeable than others, but the question of what makes a good narrator is actually a very complex one. In this … Continue reading Discussion – What Equals A Good Narrator?
Pages: 560 Published: 26th February 2019 Genre: Historical Fiction Trigger warnings: Child death, sexual references, alcoholism This was a buddy read with my friend, Gem (our sixth one!). We had a series of fantastic discussions and both loved the book, and the added sense of mystery made it ideal for a buddy read. Bold and fearless, Nina Markova always … Continue reading Book Review – The Huntress by Kate Quinn
Hello everyone, We are already through the first month of 2020! This year my overriding goal is to enjoy and get the most out of every day, and so far I have done relatively well, with only one or two exceptions. I began the year with a chest infection but thankfully it cleared up, and … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up – January 2020