The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco | Book Review

Rin Chupeco's popular YA fantasy title, The Bone Witch. Magic, witches and necromancy.

Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco | Book Review

Kerri Maniscalco's popular YA historical crime, Hunting Prince Dracula. Sequel to Stalking Jack the Ripper. Murder, friendships and sleuthing.

Princess of Souls by Alexandra Christo | Book Review

Alexandra Christo's new YA fantasy novel – fairy tale retelling with an enemies to lovers romance.

This Much Is True by Miriam Margolyes | Book Review

【 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

Nona the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir | Book Review

【 NONA THE NINTH 】 ★★★ I mean, I still have no idea what's going on. That's kinda annoying. Genre: Sci-Fi/FantasyAuthor: Tamsyn MuirPublished: September 2022Publisher: TorPages: 480 (paperback) I do really enjoy the books in this series, but everything after Gideon the Ninth has been a colossal effort to keep up with. I'm really glad that for Nona … Continue reading Nona the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir | Book Review

Second First Impressions by Sally Thorne | Book Review

【 SECOND FIRST IMPRESSIONS 】 ★ Repeat after me: manipulation is not romance. Genre: Contemporary, YA, RomanceAuthor: Sally ThornePublished: March 2021Publisher: HachettePages: 352 (paperback) I'm honestly shocked at the number of books I'm coming across, particularly those angled towards the YA audience, that are jam-packed full of toxic relationship elements and romanticise dangerous behaviour. If … Continue reading Second First Impressions by Sally Thorne | Book Review

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

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