Dark Plot Twists in The Maidens | Book Review

【 THE MAIDENS 】 Bloody hell ★★★ Genre: ThrillerAuthor: Alex Michaelides Published: June 2021Publisher: Celadon BooksPages: 352 (paperback) Quick thoughtsCompelling. Thrilling. Shocking. Addictive. But also many questions and many things that didn't quite sit right with me. The MaidensThis book is a piece of work, sheesh. I loved it and flew through it, but I was … Continue reading Dark Plot Twists in The Maidens | Book Review

Accidental Murder in Dial A for Aunties | Book Review

【 DIAL A FOR AUNTIES 】 ★★★★★ Genre: Contemporary, Romance, MysteryAuthor: Jesse SutantoPublished: April 2021Publisher: HarlequinPages: 298 [paperback] Big thanks to Harlequin Australia for a review copy in exchange for an honest review. First thoughts Holy guacamole, this was fantastic. I laughed the whole way through it - it's totally ridiculous and brilliant. You simply … Continue reading Accidental Murder in Dial A for Aunties | Book Review

Intense Romance in November 9 | Book Review

November 9by Colleen Hoover ★★★★ Genre: RomanceAuthor: Colleen HooverPublished: November 2015Publisher: Simon & SchusterPages: 307 [paperback] Review on Goodreads First thoughts I'm going with a diplomatic three and a half stars for this. I loved it. I couldn't put it down. It lived up to Hoover expectations. An incredible and unique book. But with a … Continue reading Intense Romance in November 9 | Book Review

Phobias in The Island | Book Review

The Islandby C. L. Taylor ★★★★ Genre: ThrillerAuthor: C. L. TaylorPublished: February 2021Publisher: HarlequinPages: 384 [paperback] Thank you kindly to Harlequin Books for providing me a copy in exchange for an honest review! First thoughts This was super clever and really good! Once you get going it's a race to the end to get to … Continue reading Phobias in The Island | Book Review

Anxiety in Leave the World Behind | Spoiler-Free Review

Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam Review on Goodreads Thank you to Bloomsbury for sending me a copy of this in exchange for an honest review [ intense suspense • racism • negative stereotypes • dystopian themes • sex scenes ] Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing It's nearly midnight, I haven't been able to put … Continue reading Anxiety in Leave the World Behind | Spoiler-Free Review

Magical Cupcakes in The Confectioner’s Guild || BOOK REVIEW

The Confectioner's Guild by Claire Luana Book 1 in The Confectioner's Chronicles 3.5/5 STARS Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Author: Claire Luana Published: October 2018 Publisher: Live Edge Publishing Pages: 416 {ebook} Review on Goodreads I received a copy of this from Live Edge Publishing via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Initial Thoughts upon … Continue reading Magical Cupcakes in The Confectioner’s Guild || BOOK REVIEW

Questioning God in Absolute Proof || BOOK REVIEW

Absolute Proof by Peter James 5/5 STARS Genre: Thriller, Mystery Author: Peter James Published: September 2018 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 553 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Thanks to Pan Macmillan for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Oh my GOD this book was insane. I couldn’t put it … Continue reading Questioning God in Absolute Proof || BOOK REVIEW

Avoiding the Shadows in The Diviners || BOOK REVIEW

The Diviners by Libba Bray 4/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Paranormal Fantasy Author: Libba Bray Published: September 2012 Publisher: Listening Library Audiobook Length: 18 hours Page Count Equivalent: 578 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was at least ten times creepier than I was anticipating when I first started. Nonetheless, … Continue reading Avoiding the Shadows in The Diviners || BOOK REVIEW

Waiting on Wednesday [#56]

Hi and welcome to Wednesday! I feel like I've barely written any posts since this one last week. I've been crazy packing and seeing friends before I jet off to the other side of the world - and I have no idea if I'll have any time once I'm there to nestle back into a … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday [#56]

Waiting on Wednesday [#46]

Waiting on Wednesday is just getting cruel now - I'm basically not buying any books for a long time so I just get to sit here and sadly eat chocolate whilst I admire all the beautiful books that I won't by, *sobs*. On another, I've decided I'm going to try and read 15 books in … Continue reading Waiting on Wednesday [#46]