Battles of the Heart in the Champagne War | Spoiler-Free Review

The Champagne War by Fiona McIntosh Genre: Historical Fiction Author: Fiona McIntosh Published: November 2020 Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia Pages: 413 [paperback] Review on Goodreads Big thank to Penguin Random House for sending me a copy in exchange for review! Initial Thoughts upon Finishing I am now convinced there is nothing McIntosh can write … Continue reading Battles of the Heart in the Champagne War | Spoiler-Free Review

Isolation in Chasing the Shadows | Book Review

Chasing the Shadows by Maria V. Snyder Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi Author: Maria V Snyder Published: November 2019 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 439 [paperback] Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was a fun sequel! I always enjoy a book by Snyder and I think the plot for this series is great. This definitely reads … Continue reading Isolation in Chasing the Shadows | Book Review

November Wrap-Up! | 2020

I have had such a busy week but finally I have the time to sit down and do this wrap-up! I've finally finished all my studies for this year, having sat the big exam I've been talking about last week. From that, I've barrelled straight into Christmas festivities but let's talk more about that below! … Continue reading November Wrap-Up! | 2020

New Book Releases! | December 2020

It's December!!! Can you believe it?! And with a new month with have new books to gather upon our shelves. As always, there are some fabulous books coming out this month so let's not waste time with preamble here. All blurbs are found below unless it's a sequel and as always this is not a … Continue reading New Book Releases! | December 2020

10 Historical Fictions You Haven’t Read | Top Ten Tuesday

Hello, everyone! Can you believe how close to the end of the year we're getting?! The second half of the year has gone by so quickly, I'm sure of it. Truth be told I'm impressed I actually got a post up today - I've got that big exam I've mentioned a couple of times in … Continue reading 10 Historical Fictions You Haven’t Read | Top Ten Tuesday

Anxiety in Leave the World Behind | Spoiler-Free Review

Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam Review on Goodreads Thank you to Bloomsbury for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review [ intense suspense • racism • negative stereotypes • dystopian themes • sex scenes ] Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing It's nearly midnight, I haven't been able to put … Continue reading Anxiety in Leave the World Behind | Spoiler-Free Review

Characters as Pets | Top Ten Tuesday

That is a slightly misleading title, I'll admit. It's not so much having the character as a pet, but characters I'd name my pet after. I think it would be particularly funny to have a little flock of ducks and name them after mighty characters. Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly event hosted by That Artsy … Continue reading Characters as Pets | Top Ten Tuesday

Strange Aliens in To Sleep in a Sea of Stars | Spoiler-Free Review

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini [representation • sapphic relationship] Genre: Sci-Fi Author: Christopher Paolini Published: September 2020 Publisher: Tor UK Pages: 880 [paperback] Review on Goodreads Thank you to Pan Macmillan for sending me a copy of this for an honest review Initial Thoughts upon Finishing I finally conquered this … Continue reading Strange Aliens in To Sleep in a Sea of Stars | Spoiler-Free Review

Book Titles as Songs | Top Ten Tuesday

Hello, my friends! Are you having a great week so far? I hope so. I can almost hear Christmas marching its way merrily around the corner and I'm so thrilled. I have FINALLY finished my last assignments for the semester so I am a free woman now until next year (with the exception of one … Continue reading Book Titles as Songs | Top Ten Tuesday