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
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
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Trigger Warnings: Eating Disorders; Drug/Alcohol Addictions; Incest. Read my interview with Annabelle Shaw here. Blonde Bitch is Annabelle Shaw’s debut novel, which surrounds the personal and monarchical lives of the teenagers at Bonnaire Prep School. I really enjoyed Blonde Bitch - it was a gripping read throughout, and I loved how everything all… Continue reading Review: Blonde Bitch – Annabelle Shaw
What books did I read in 2020?
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ It has become a tradition that every year, I read Mistletoe and Murder from around the 20th of December, so that I finish it on Christmas Eve. Even though this is the fifth time that I am reading this book, and I know exactly what happens (and when), who did what and who… Continue reading Review: Mistletoe and Murder – Robin Stevens
Hi! Today is December 21st and Winter Solstice, which means that it is Feyre Archeron's (of the A Court of Thorns and Roses series) birthday. "I was not a pet, not a doll, not an animal. I was a survivor, and I was strong. I would not be weak, or helpless again I would not,… Continue reading Happy Birthday Feyre Archeron!
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Sun is Also a Star is a book that I had been meaning to buy for years, but I never actually got round to owning this book until earlier this year. It was more than worth the wait though, as this was quite easily one of the best books I have ever… Continue reading Review: The Sun is Also a Star – Nicola Yoon
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ A Court of Frost and Starlight was a lovely mini-conclusion to the first trilogy in the A Court of Thorns and Roses series. I loved how it combined all of the familiar characters from the Night Court to tell a story that was completely different from what we have seen in the rest… Continue reading Review: A Court of Frost and Starlight – Sarah J. Maas