Erin Morgenstern's much beloved fantasy novel, The Night Circus. Magical realism and a mysterious circus.
Elodie Harper's reimagining of Pompeii, slavery and brothels. Feminism at its best.
Rebecca Ross's YA fantasy, A River Enchanted. Romance, mystery and magic.
【 THIS MUCH IS TRUE 】 ★★★★★ Abrasively honest and utterly fabulous. Genre: Memoir, Non-FictionAuthor: Miriam MargolyesPublished: September 2021Publisher: John MurrayPages: 448 (paperback) Oh my, I loved this. Miriam really has a way to say it as it is. She's such a loveable person and I admire the bravery in how she sets things straight. … Continue reading This Much Is True by Miriam Margolyes | 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 】 ★★★★★ 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
【 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
【 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
【 ROBIN HOOD 】 ★★★★★ This was a heartful and merry read. Genre: ClassicAuthor: Howard PylePublished: 1883Publisher: Barnes & Noble (this edition)Pages: 435 (leatherbound) I somehow never thought to consider what the original tale of Robin Hood would be like. I assume a children's story, like so many of Disney's adaptations are based on. And … Continue reading Robin Hood | Book Review
【THE DIAMOND EYE 】 ★★★★★ Kate Quinn has done it again. One of the best books I've ever read. Genre: Historical FictionAuthor: Kate QuinnPublished: March 2022Publisher: William Morrow & CompanyPages: 435 (hardback) If you haven't read Kate Quinn yet, then you are depriving yourself of some of the highest quality historical fiction out there. I … Continue reading The Diamond Eye | Book Review