The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce is one of those books for me that has been sat on my shelves since the beginning of time and, having finally got round to it, I found I should have read it so much earlier. It is such a wholesome story which deals with theContinue reading “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce”

‘Evil Roots: Killer Tales of the Botanical Gothic’ edited by Daisy Butcher ~ Book Review

I absolutely adore Gothic Fiction. I think it is one of the most influential and innovative literary movements of all time, and I am always simply astounded by the sheer genius in these stories. I picked up this collection of Gothic stories after reading ‘The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter’ by Theodora Goss, aContinue reading “‘Evil Roots: Killer Tales of the Botanical Gothic’ edited by Daisy Butcher ~ Book Review”

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennet

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennet is a beautiful and heartbreaking account about race, identity, individualism, and survival. I went into this book thinking it would be one thing, and finished it having read a completely different books. I laughed, I smiled, and I weeped. This is, without doubt, one of the books that IContinue reading “The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennet”

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller is a beautiful retelling that struggles with ideas of identity, destiny, relationships, and integrity. It was a heartbreaking tapestry of heroism and bravery, from military prowess to human morality. I absolutely adored this read and happily gave it five stars! Synopsis: Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus,Continue reading “The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller”

The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis

Trigger Warnings: drug abuse; sexual exploitation; abuse (physical; emotional; sexual); violence. I stumbled across The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis when perusing my recommendations on Amazon and it instantly caught my eye. This YA dystopia deals with concepts such a slavery, sexual persecuation, prejudice, exploitation, trauma, and much more. It promised to beContinue reading “The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis”

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

“But it hasn’t gotten me very far, that type of kindness. The world respects people who think they should be running it.” The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid seems to have taken the world by storm, much like the titular actress did in her fictional world. I picked this read upContinue reading “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid”

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

“How lost do you have to be to let the devil lead you home?” The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton is, quite simply, a masterpiece. I came upon this book by accident and went into it without much prior knowledge and it simply blew me away. I actually mistakenly picked this upContinue reading “The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton”

All Time Favourite Reads – Sunday Stack #1

I absolutely adore blog posts that give book recommendations. I’m always looking for new and exciting reads and love it when someone shares something that has given them an enormous amount of joy. As the time at the moment is a little uncertain, I know that I am certainly diving into books as a formContinue reading “All Time Favourite Reads – Sunday Stack #1”