I'm a sucker for anything that is christmassy and festive. The moment the weather starts getting colder, I'm running out to get the festive candles and Christmas themed hot drinks. This year a particular guilty pleasure for me has been Christmas themed books. I've never really been a fan before, largely because I'm so fickle… Continue reading Not Just For Christmas by Natalie Cox
Looking for a spooky read, filled with murder and madness? This book is for you ... There is absolutely nothing like discover an author you haven't heard of before and falling in love with their writing style and story telling. That is exactly how I felt when I read The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell,… Continue reading The Corset by Laura Purcell
Back at it again with another book review... The Girl in the Glass Tower by Elizabeth Freemantle is a book that has been on my TBR pile for ages now. I received it for my birthday a couple of years ago after I had been binge watching Reign on Netflix and was desperate for a… Continue reading The Girl in the Glass Tower
I am honestly on such a roll when it comes to finishing books this month's. It's probably because it's the summer holidays and am distracting myself from the thought of going back to work with reading but, hey, I'm not going to complain. I've also been on a roll recently when it comes to reading… Continue reading Where the Light gets in by Lucy Dillon
Another day, another book review. This is a book that I couldn't wait to write a review for the moment I finished it. It was such a powerful read dealing with so many interesting social issues. It reminded me of the novels we would read at University for Gender studies and I had to keep… Continue reading Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth
Now, when it comes to books, there is one thing I am always a sucker for: historical fiction novels with an essence of haunting, whether that be ghosts, the supernatural, or unexplainable accidents. The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell definitely fits the bill and must be one of my favourite reads of 2018. I picked… Continue reading The Silent Companions
I have a complicated relationship with romance books. I both love them and hate them, and sometimes love to hate them (and hate to love them). I do love the optimism, the positivity, and the guaranteed happy ending of the romance genre, but I often find that the sole focus on love grates on me… Continue reading Review: The House of Hopes and Dreams by Trisha Ashley.