October Hopefuls | 2022

I've been getting increasingly excited as the spooky season has rolled closer, and it's had me looking at all my darker reads on my TBR (naturally). There are quite a few so whittling this list of hopefuls down to a reasonable number was a challenge and a half. I did a reasonably good job with … Continue reading October Hopefuls | 2022

Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim | Book Review

【 SIX CRIMSON CRANES 】 ★★★★★ This was beautiful and epic. Genre: Fantasy, Young AdultAuthor: Elizabeth LimPublished: July 2021Publisher: Hodder & StoughtonPages: 454 (paperback) It's taken me a little while to get around to picking this up, but I'm so glad I finally did. This was a wonderful ready that I adored! When I first … Continue reading Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim | Book Review

6 Mystery Novels You Should Read

I never consider myself much of a mystery reader, but some of my favourite books fall under that category! So I thought it was worthwhile today to reflect on some of my favourites that range from thoroughly flummoxing me to having me in stitches with a sassy narrator. Have you read any of them? Everyone … Continue reading 6 Mystery Novels You Should Read

A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas | Book Review

【 A COURT OF SILVER FLAMES】 Book #4 in the A Court of Thorns and Roses series ★★ This was a hot, steaming pile of a mess. Genre: Fantasy, EroticaAuthor: Sarah J. MaasPublished: February 2021Publisher: BloomsburyPages: 768 (paperback) deep, tired sigh I have many thoughts about this book, but I think I'll start by saying … Continue reading A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas | Book Review

Spellbreaker by Charlie Holmberg | Book Review

【 SPELLBREAKER 】 ★★★ This was a pleasant read. Genre: Fantasy, Historical FictionAuthor: Charlie HolmbergPublished: November 2020Publisher: 47NorthPages: 300 (paperback) I feel like my opening line perfectly captures my neither-here-nor-there-ness about this book. I enjoyed it, it was good. I'm not raving about. I probably won't continue the series. The first thing that drew me … Continue reading Spellbreaker by Charlie Holmberg | Book Review

Bring Me Their Hearts by Sara Wolf | Book Review

【 BRING ME THEIR HEARTS 】 ★★★★★ Amazing. The feisty enemies to lovers you need in your life. Genre: Fantasy, Young AdultAuthor: Sara WolfPublished: June 2018Publisher: Entangled TeenPages: 400 (paperback) I had been recommended this book a lot before picking it up – and rightly so. This was so good! I'm obsessed. I really am … Continue reading Bring Me Their Hearts by Sara Wolf | Book Review

Harrow the Ninth | Mini Book Review

【 HARROW THE NINTH 】 ★★★ Genre: FantasyAuthor: Tamsyn MuirPublished: October 2020Publisher: TorPages: 510 (hardback) Right, I have no idea what I just read. I still loved it? But no idea what happened. I'm sitting this at 3 stars because whilst brilliant, humerus and addictive to read, I felt this possibly went too far down … Continue reading Harrow the Ninth | Mini Book Review

Where the Crawdads Sing | Book Review

【 WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING 】 ★★★★ A simple story with a lot of heart and an excellent tale to make you think. Genre: FictionAuthor: Delia OwensPublished: August 2018Publisher: CorsairPages: 368 (paperback) Reading this when there's been so much hype around it had me nervous for sure. So I'm glad to report that I enjoyed … Continue reading Where the Crawdads Sing | Book Review

September Hopefuls | 2022

I'm looking at September as a bit of a fresh start for me. I've been in a mild reading slump over the last six or so weeks, after I had a run of books that just didn't quite cut the mustard for me. So while I'm still pausing the TBR jar game, I've also made … Continue reading September Hopefuls | 2022

July Reading Wrap-Up | 2022

Well, July was a bit of a slow reading month for me, I won't lie. Despite best efforts, there were a few books that ended up slowing me down. The Brightest Star had me bogging through it for what felt like weeks, and The Old Lie was not as quick a read as I had … Continue reading July Reading Wrap-Up | 2022