Book Review – Mrs England by Stacey Halls

Pages: 419 Published: 10th June 2021 Genre: Historical Fiction Trigger warnings: PTSD, attempted suicide This was a buddy read with Noly, and we had such a wonderful time reading this book. Thank you so much to her for numerous great discussions. West Yorkshire, 1904. When newly graduated nurse Ruby May takes a position looking after the children of Charles … Continue reading Book Review – Mrs England by Stacey Halls

Book Review – That Night by Gillian McAllister

Pages: 435 Published: 10th June 2021 Genre: Psychological Thriller Trigger warnings: Violence, sexual references, mental health sub-plot That night everything changed. The night Frannie committed a murder, but she didn’t mean to. That night we helped her bury the body, what else could we do? One hot summers night in Italy, Joe and Cathy Plant receive a phone call … Continue reading Book Review – That Night by Gillian McAllister

Book Review – Daisy Jones And The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Pages: 381 Published: 5th March 2019 Genre: General Fiction Trigger warnings: Drugs, sexual references, alcoholism Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six, but nobody knows the real reason why they split at the absolute height of their popularity…until now. Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs … Continue reading Book Review – Daisy Jones And The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Book Review – The Golem And The Jinni by Helene Wecker

Pages: 646 Published: 23rd April 2013 Genre: Historical Fantasy Trigger warnings: Attempted suicide, sexual references, misogyny This was a buddy read with my friend Kriti. When she suggested this book I was unsure what to expect and I knew that it would be out of my comfort zone, but I ended up enjoying it. Read on to find … Continue reading Book Review – The Golem And The Jinni by Helene Wecker

Discussion – My Favourite Authors By Category

Hello everyone, It's discussion time! And brace yourselves, for this is going to be long one. The idea for this post came when I had a particular question on my mind: What makes the ultimate perfect book? Away from thinking about my generic reading preferences, I decided to think about particular authors and which of … Continue reading Discussion – My Favourite Authors By Category

Book Review – The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Pages: 257 Published: 2nd March 2021 Genre: General Fiction (Historical/Contemporary) Trigger warnings: Drugs, suicide, sexual references A female apothecary secretly dispenses poisons to liberate women from the men who have wronged them - setting three lives across centuries on a dangerous collision course. Rule #1: The poison must never be used to harm another woman. Rule #2: The names … Continue reading Book Review – The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner