Series Review: The Frieda Klein Series, by Nicci French

Title: The Frieda Klein series (Blue Monday, Tuesday's Gone, Waiting for Wednesday, Thursday's Child, Friday On My Mind, Saturday Requiem, Sunday Morning Coming Down, Day of the Dead) Author: Nicci French Genre: Crime Published: 2011-2018 Synopsis from Goodreads: The abduction of five-year-old Matthew Farraday provokes a national outcry and a desperate police hunt. And when … Continue reading Series Review: The Frieda Klein Series, by Nicci French

2020: Favourite and Most Disappointing Reads

Hello Everyone, Welcome to my favourite and most disappointing books of 2020. As a disclaimer, the most disappointing books are not bad books, they just didn't work for me, and that's okay. Last year I read some good books, however, I wish I'd read more amazing books, if that makes sense. Without further ado, here … Continue reading 2020: Favourite and Most Disappointing Reads

Series Review: The Poppy War, by R. F. Kuang (Mild Spoilers)

Title: The Poppy War trilogy Author: R. F. Kuang Genre: Fantasy Published: 2018, 2019, 2020 Pages: 544, 658, 640 My Rating: 4, 5, 4.5 Synopsis from Goodreads: When Rin aced the Keju—the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies—it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who … Continue reading Series Review: The Poppy War, by R. F. Kuang (Mild Spoilers)

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, by V. E. Schwab (Spoilers)

Title: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue Author: V. E. Schwab Genre: Speculative Fiction Published: 2020 Pages: 448 My Rating: 2/5 Synopsys from Goodreads: When Addie La Rue makes a pact with the devil, she trades her soul for immortality. But there's always a price - the devil takes away her place in the world, … Continue reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, by V. E. Schwab (Spoilers)

Queenie, by Candice Carty-Williams

Title: Queenie Author: Candice Carty-Williams Genre: Literary Fiction Published: 2020 Pages: 400 My Rating: 5 “Is this what growing into an adult woman is—having to predict and accordingly arrange for the avoidance of sexual harassment?” Synopsis from Goodreads: Queenie Jenkins can't cut a break. Well, apart from one from her long term boyfriend, Tom. That's … Continue reading Queenie, by Candice Carty-Williams

The Doll Factory, by Elizabeth Macneal (Spoiler Free)

Title: The Doll Factory Author: Elizabeth Macneal Genre: Gothic Historical Fiction Published: 2019 Pages: 336 My Rating: 5 Synopsis from Goodreads: London. 1850. The Great Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and among the crowd watching the spectacle two people meet. For Iris, an aspiring artist, it is the encounter of a moment – … Continue reading The Doll Factory, by Elizabeth Macneal (Spoiler Free)