When author Dana Fraedrich approached me recently and asked if I would be interested in reading her debut novel Out of the Shadows, I was thrilled! I had been looking for more steampunk reads after falling in love with Gail Carriger's books a few years ago and, I have to say, this is the perfect … Continue reading ‘Out of the Shadows’ spoiler-free review!
"It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die." - Maggie Stiefvater, The Scorpio Races I'm sure everyone is aware of The Scorpio Races as it has recently been making the rounds again in the bookish community. With it's iconic first line and typical November weather pervading every page, this … Continue reading ‘The Scorpio Races’ spoiler-free review!
I was recently tagged by Jenna @ Bookmark Your Thoughts for the candy book tag! I think this one was actually a Halloween tag but I have zero cares about that and I'm doing it anyway. Thanks Jenna, this one was fun! APPLES Ah. Healthy food. It is deep, meaningful, and probably won a lot of … Continue reading The Candy Book Tag!
The theme for October's FairyLoot box was 'Villainous'! As soon as this theme was announced and the social media hints were dropped, I knew what the book would be - another one that I was super excited to read! FairyLoot consistently bring their 'A game' with their book choices and make me glad to be … Continue reading October FairyLoot Unboxing!
Hey everyone! Today, I'm reviewing A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge. Having loved The Lie Tree last year when I read it with my book club, I just had to get my hands on this latest offering. Before I tell you my thoughts, check out the blurb from Goodreads:- This is the story of … Continue reading ‘A Skinful of Shadows’ spoiler-free review!
I managed to read 15 books in October. I'm really happy with this number as October is often a stressful month for me! I like to read books with darker themes in October in the run-up to Halloween as I wouldn't usually read much of the horror/thriller genre any other time. So I'm surprised that … Continue reading Spooky October Wrap-Up!