Murder in the Mews by Agatha Christie | Book Review

【 MURDER IN THE MEWS 】 ★★★★ This was half good, and half eh. Genre: Mystery, CrimeAuthor: Agatha ChristiePublished: March 1937Publisher: HarperCollinsPages: 378 (paperback) Murder in the Mews is a collection of four stories (which I didn't realise at first) and I really enjoyed two of the stories, but could have gone without the other two. … Continue reading Murder in the Mews by Agatha Christie | Book Review

Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie | Book Review

【 SLEEPING MURDER 】 ★★★★★ I thought I guessed that one, but Agatha Christie got me again! Genre: Mystery, CrimeAuthor: Agatha ChristiePublished: March 1976Publisher: HarperCollinsPages: 303 (paperback) This was so much fun. I knew early on that this was going to be a favourite Christie of mine. I've only read a couple of Marples (in … Continue reading Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie | Book Review

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie | Book Review

【 MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS 】 ★★★★★ A thrillingly fun mystery. Genre: Mystery, CrimeAuthor: Agatha ChristiePublished: January 1934Publisher: HarperCollinsPages: 346 (paperback) I'm a great admirer of Agatha Christie's writing and I was well overdue to read Murder on the Orient Express, indisputably one of her more popular stories. The fun part about this was that … Continue reading Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie | Book Review

September Reading Wrap-Up | 2022

I had completely forgotten that I hadn't done my September wrap-up yet, so here we are! September was a funny month for me, I got a good amount of reading but it was also the end of the 9 weeks of housesitting I've been doing. Which means there was a bit of upheaval coming back … Continue reading September Reading Wrap-Up | 2022

Gallant by V. E. Schwab | Book Review

【 GALLANT 】 ★★★★ This was a great little spooky read. Genre: Fantasy, Young AdultAuthor: V. E. SchwabPublished: March 2022Publisher: UmbrielPages: 288 (paperback) Everyone said this is a quick read and really good, and they were right. I always love Schwab's magical way of weaving a tale, and Gallant really captures your imagination as you're taken into … Continue reading Gallant by V. E. Schwab | Book Review

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid | Book Review

【 THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO 】 ★★★★★ So emotional, so beautiful. Genre: FictionAuthor: Taylor Jenkins ReidPublished: June 2017Publisher: Simon & SchusterPages: 385 (paperback) I went into this quite nervous that it wouldn't live up to the hype. But I really found this so lovely and I'm so glad I read it. This was … Continue reading The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid | Book Review

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