Converging Timelines in Cloud Cuckoo Land | Book Review

【 CLOUD CUCKOO LAND 】 ★★★★★ Nothing short of the high-quality writing we expect from Doerr. Genre: Historical Fiction, Sci-FiAuthor: Anthony DoerrPublished: September 2021Publisher: 4th EstatePages: 626 (paperback) Content warning (click to see) climate change – hostage/shooting – war – prison camp (WWII) Quick thoughtsI don't think I can express clearly enough just how excited … Continue reading Converging Timelines in Cloud Cuckoo Land | Book Review

Cantankerous Goats in The Beatryce Prophery | Book Review

【 THE BEATRYCE PRO】 Hilarious and brilliant, can't go wrong with a DiCamillo ★★★★★ Genre: Children's Fiction, FantasyAuthor: Kate DiCamilloIllustrator: Sophie BlackallPublished: September 2021Publisher: Walker Books AustraliaPages: 247 (hardback) Huge thanks to Walker Books Australia for a copy of this in exchange for an honest review Quick thoughtsI laughed my way through so much of … Continue reading Cantankerous Goats in The Beatryce Prophery | Book Review

Medieval Feminism in The Good Wife of Bath | Book Review

【 THE GOOD WIFE OF BATH 】 ★★★★★ Genre: Historical FictionAuthor: Karen BrooksPublished: July 2021Publisher: Harlequin FictionPages: 560 [paperback] Content warning (click to see) rape ° violence ° adult/minor relations ° sex ° murder ° death ° sexism ° assault ° mild homophobia Big thanks to Harlequin Australia for a copy of this in exchange … Continue reading Medieval Feminism in The Good Wife of Bath | Book Review

Pandemic Midwifery in The Pull of the Stars | Spoiler-Free Review

The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue Genre: Historical Fiction Author: Emma Donoghue Published: July 2020 Publisher: Picador Pages: 304 {ebook} Review on Goodreads Thank you Picador (Pan Macmillan) for providing me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts upon Finishing UM WOW. This blew me away?!? I can't … Continue reading Pandemic Midwifery in The Pull of the Stars | Spoiler-Free Review

Deceitful Faeries in The Wicked King || BOOK REVIEW

The Wicked King by Holly Black 5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Holly Black Published: January 2018 Publisher: Hot Key Books Pages: 326 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Big thanks to Allen & Unwin for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review Initial Thoughts upon Finishing Just when you thought … Continue reading Deceitful Faeries in The Wicked King || BOOK REVIEW

Foxes, Magic and Demons in Shadow of the Fox || BOOK REVIEW

Shadow of The Fox by Julie Kagawa 5/5 STARS Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Author: Julie Kagawa Published: September 2018 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 464 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Many thanks to HarperCollins for sending me a copy for review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was absolutely incredible!! It was everything I could have hoped for from … Continue reading Foxes, Magic and Demons in Shadow of the Fox || BOOK REVIEW

Bamboozling Beautification in The Belles || AUDIOBOOK REVIEW

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton 5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Dystopian Author: Dhonielle Clayton Published: February 2018 Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Audiobook Length: 13 hours Page Count Equivalent: 440 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Wowee - this was absolutely incredible. I don't know what I was really expecting going into this … Continue reading Bamboozling Beautification in The Belles || AUDIOBOOK REVIEW

Scottish Sassenach in Outlander || AUDIOBOOK REVIEW

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon 5/5 STARS Genre: Historial Fiction, Sci-Fi Author: Diana Gabaldon Published: June 1991 Publisher: Recorded Books Audiobook Length: 33 hours  Page Count Equivalent: 627 {Paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Oh WOWWW! This was amazing! It took me forever and ever to munch my way slowly through this audiobook but … Continue reading Scottish Sassenach in Outlander || AUDIOBOOK REVIEW