Book Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved the Grisha trilogy by Leigh Bardugo and couldn't quite remember why I hadn't picked up Six of Crows and the Crooked Kingdom. So glad I finally did as I enjoyed this book so much. The Grisha verse is probably one of… Continue reading Book Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

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Book Review: A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan

A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan My rating: 4 of 5 stars I read A Natural History of Dragons for the adult book club that I run. I am a huge fan of fantasy novels and was really pleased when the member chose the title. However, this isn't the type of fantasy I… Continue reading Book Review: A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan

Book Review: The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson

The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was a truly wonderful book with themes of grief, faith and friendship. I found Marinka to be such a strong character with a fierce determination of spirit. Her conviction that things could be different was admirable and her loyalty to… Continue reading Book Review: The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson

Book Review: Animal Lovers by Rob Palk

Animal Lovers by Rob Palk My rating: 4 of 5 stars Not my usual genre but I really enjoyed this book. I found all the characters really interesting and enjoyed their interactions. Rob Palk's writing is quick and punch and manages to pull Stuart up from what could be a sad and desperate character to… Continue reading Book Review: Animal Lovers by Rob Palk

Book Review: The Children of Castle Rock by Natasha Farrant

The Children of Castle Rock by Natasha Farrant My rating: 5 of 5 stars A highly enjoyable adventure story which highlights friendship, trust and the importance of having someone care for you. With vivid descriptions of the beautiful Scottish Landscape (which of course is the best in the world and I'm unbiased obviously) this lovely… Continue reading Book Review: The Children of Castle Rock by Natasha Farrant

Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Circe by Madeline Miller My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was delighted to receive an advanced reading copy of this beautiful book from Bloomsbury as I had no previous knowledge of the Goddess Circe and had heard great things about the author’s previous book ‘The Song of Achilles’.I can genuinely say I wasn’t disappointed… Continue reading Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Book Review: Spark by Alice Broadway

Spark by Alice Broadway My rating: 5 of 5 stars Not only is Spark one of the prettiest books you'll see this year but it's also a cracking read! This sequel to Ink by Alice Broadway is every bit as outstanding as her debut novel covering issues such as segregation, fear and sense of belonging.… Continue reading Book Review: Spark by Alice Broadway

Book Review: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton My rating: 5 of 5 stars ‘Somebody's going to be murdered at the ball tonight.  It won’t appear to be a murder and so the murderer won’t be caught.  Rectify that injustice and I’ll show you the way out.’ Aiden Bishop is caught in a kind… Continue reading Book Review: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton