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.
There's nothing quite like starting a new year with a fantastic read and, for that reason, for my first post of the year it seemed appropriate to review this wonderful book. This little beauty has been sat on my bookshelves for quite some time and, when I came home for the holidays, I found myself… Continue reading The Dressmaker of Dachau
I seem to be having a lot of luck at the moment when it comes to picking up a book I expected nothing of and then finding out it's a super star. 'Mad Girl' by Bryony Gordon is one such book. I am writing this having quite literally just finished it and my-oh-my it's a… Continue reading Mad Girl by Bryony Gordon.
... Sèances, Spirits, and Serial Killers ... Edward Clark is a successful Journalist in Philadelphia in 1869 with an inheritance that keeps him comfortable and a beautiful fiancée to match. He also, however, has a terrible history and hidden identity that he will do anything to keep secret, even if that involves teaming up with… Continue reading ‘Things Half in Shadow’ by Alan Finn.
At long last, despite having preordered it so it arrived on its release, I finally picked up and finished Emily Sowden's Trapped in Silver. I think it's safe to say that I have really been looking forward to this read, having read the excerpts as they came out before the release, but unfortunately my Uni… Continue reading Trapped in Silver by Emily Sowden.
One of my favourite reads of 2016 came just before it ended and by golly I think it might possibly be one of my favourite reads of all time. I fell in love with this autobiography's witty style and lovable voice and when I wondered what to post this week I knew it just had… Continue reading ‘Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter’ by Simone de Beauvoir.
Trapped in Silver by Emily Sowden is a book I have been anticipating for a long time. It comes out on the 7th Feb 2017 so it isn't quite in my page devouring hands but Oftomes (the publishers) have released the first four chapters on Wattpad and, on seeing this, I just had to check… Continue reading ‘Trapped in Silver’ extracts review!