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.
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.