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”

A House of Ghosts by W.C. Ryan

“In a House of Ghosts, the Living Await, Their Certain Fate.” With an intimidating Gothic abbey imprinted in gold on the blunt black cover, an ornate map of an enclosed island on the front few pages, A House of Ghosts by W.C. Ryan promises to be a read that leaves you consumed with intrigue, uncertainContinue reading “A House of Ghosts by W.C. Ryan”

The Ship of Brides – JoJo Moyes

“The only people who still have all the answers are those who have never been faced with the questions.” The Ship of Brides by Jojo Moyes is an absolutely fascinating work of historical fiction and completely blew me away. I picked up this read for the OWLSreadathon, however it has been sat of my TBRContinue reading “The Ship of Brides – JoJo Moyes”

The House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas

“Through love, all is possible.” Sarah J Maas, when you look through the internet, seems to be regarded as one of the Queens of YA fantasy writing. I am shameful to admit that I have never read Maas’ previous novels, despite having actually owned quite a few in the past. I think it was theContinue reading “The House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas”