Hello! First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the… Continue reading First Lines Friday – 23rd July 2021
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pleading Hearts follows the story of Anna Fitzgerald and those around her as she studies Law at Aschcroft University. As noted on the cover, Pleading Hearts is based on a historic tragedy. This was an effective way of building up suspense throughout the novel, as I was desperate to find out what the… Continue reading Review: Pleading Hearts – S.J. Hopewell
Hello! This weekly feature used to be hosted by by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and is now hosted at Taking on a World of Words. The three Ws are: What are you currently reading?What did you recently finish reading?What do you think you’ll read next? What are you currently reading? I am currently reading Harry Potter y… Continue reading WWW Wednesday – 21st July 2021
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Mechanical Maestro is Emily Owen's debut novel, which surrounds the lives of the Abernathy family, as they strive to create unique androids. It is set in Victorian London (1857). The first thing that stood out to me with The Mechanical Maestro was the musical details. Maestro's story reminded me of Wolfgang Amadeus… Continue reading Review: The Mechanical Maestro – Emily Owen
Hello! I saw this tag on Reviews By M and I really liked it, so I thought I'd give it a go! Here are M's answers for this tag. January (GARNET): Associated with warding off negative forces and dark energies – Name a book with the darkest/evilest character you can think of. Although many book… Continue reading Birthstone Book Tag
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Conference of the Birds is the fifth, and penultimate, installment in Ransom Riggs' highly acclaimed series: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. I thouroughly enjoyed this book, and it has made me even more excited to read The Desolations of Devil's Acre! The first thing that stood out to me in this… Continue reading Review: The Conference of the Birds – Ransom Riggs
Hello! This month, my TBR is looking a bit different to normal, as I'm going to try and read as many of my unread books as I can! Hopefully this will bring me further back to schedule on my Goodreads Reading Challenge (and I'll be able to buy more books again!). Altogether, I have 12… Continue reading July 2021 TBR!
Hello! In June 2021, I finished one book, and made progress on four! The book that I finished was Blonde Bitch by Annabelle Shaw - you can read my interview with Annabelle Shaw here, and my 5-star review here. I made progress on The Mechanical Maestro by Emily Owen, Pleading Hearts by S. J. Hopewell,… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: June 2021 Books