British Humour in More Fool Me | Spoiler-Free Review

More Fool Me by Stephen Fry Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoirs Author: Stephen Fry Published: September 2014 Publisher: Michael Joseph Pages: 388 [hardback] Review on Goodreads VERDICT: WORTH IT Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was an entertaining third instalment to Fry's memoirs. His writing is always such a delight to read and I really enjoy the last … Continue reading British Humour in More Fool Me | Spoiler-Free Review

Lots of Money in Sex & Vanity | Spoiler-Free Review

Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan Genre: Romance, Contemporary Author: Kevin Kwan Published: June 2020 Publisher: Hutchinson Pages: 368 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing I really enjoyed this story. This is the first time I've read anything by Kwan and I am 100% convinced I need to get onto Crazy Rich Asians. … Continue reading Lots of Money in Sex & Vanity | Spoiler-Free Review

Magical Reading in Inkheart || BOOK REVIEW

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke 4/5 STARS Genre: Fantasy, Children's Author: Cornelia Funke Published: September 2003 Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Pages: 548 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This book was so much fun to re-read. I first read it years ago and could barely remember anything of the story. It was addictive to read … Continue reading Magical Reading in Inkheart || BOOK REVIEW

Galloping Gargoyles in Between Two Thorns || BOOK REVIEW

Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman 4/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Emma Newman Published: August 2016 Publisher: Diversion Publishing Pages: 334 {paperback} Originally posted on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This book got better and better with every chapter that passed. It's such an interesting blend of the real world and fae - … Continue reading Galloping Gargoyles in Between Two Thorns || BOOK REVIEW

Uncontrollable Singing in RoseBlood || BOOK REVIEW

RoseBlood by A.G. Howard 4/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Retelling [Phantom of the Opera] Author: A. G. Howard Published: January 2017 Publisher: Harry N. Abrams Pages: 432 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Once again Howard has delivered! Whilst it took me a little bit of time to really get into this … Continue reading Uncontrollable Singing in RoseBlood || BOOK REVIEW

Kerfuffles in The Bad Beginning || BOOK REVIEW

The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket 4/5 STARS Genre: Children's Fiction Author: Lemony Snicket Published: September 1999 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 176 {hardback} Originally posted on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Spooky, spooky. Count Olaf has to be one of the heinous villains out there, *shudders*. This was actually my first time reading this story and … Continue reading Kerfuffles in The Bad Beginning || BOOK REVIEW

Side-Stepping the Apocalypse in Until the Beginning || Book Review

Until the Beginning by Amy Plum 4/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi, Dystopia Author: Amy Plum Published: May 2015 Publisher: HarperTeen Pages: 352 {paperback} Originally posted on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was a really sweet ending to this duology. I really enjoyed it and was flipping through the pages to get to the … Continue reading Side-Stepping the Apocalypse in Until the Beginning || Book Review

Feline Philosophy in The Dalai Lama’s Cat || Book Review

The Dalai Lama's Cat by David Michie 4/5 STARS Genre: General Fiction, Philosophy Author: David Michie Published: October 2012 Publisher: Hay House Visions Pages: 217 {paperback} Originally posted on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was a book such a sweet and fun book to read. The whole story is written from the cat's perspective … Continue reading Feline Philosophy in The Dalai Lama’s Cat || Book Review

Philosophy in The Just City

The Just City by Jo Walton 4/5 STARS // GOODREADS // Book one in the Thessaly series¬† Genre: Sci-Fi, Philosophy Author: Jo Walton Published: January 2015 Publisher:¬†Corsair Pages: 368 {paperback} Originally posted on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was a ridiculously interesting book. I have quite literally never read anything more thought provoking. All … Continue reading Philosophy in The Just City

Mythical Dragons in Eon

Eon by Alison Goodman // GOODREADS // 4/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, High Fantasy Author: Alison Goodman Published: August 2008 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 430 {paperback} Originally published on Goodreads This review is spoiler free until I state otherwise. Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was so much fun!! A page-turning fantasy read filled with plenty of … Continue reading Mythical Dragons in Eon