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

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)

Series Review: Nevernight Chronicle, by Jay Kristoff (Spoiler Free)

Title: Nevernight Chronicle Author: Jay Kristoff Genre: Fantasy Published: 2016, 2017, 2019 Pages: 434, 455, 512 My Rating: 5, 4, 4 Synopsis from Goodreads: Destined to destroy empires Mia Covere is only ten years old when she is given her first lesson in death. Six years later, the child raised in the shadows takes her … Continue reading Series Review: Nevernight Chronicle, by Jay Kristoff (Spoiler Free)

Series Review: Arc of a Scythe, by Neal Shusterman (Spoiler Free)

  Title: Arc of a Scythe Author: Neal Shusterman Genre: Utopian Science Fiction Published: 2016, 2018, 2019 Pages: 435, 504, 625 My Rating: 5, 4.5, 5 Synopsis from Goodreads: A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now scythes are the … Continue reading Series Review: Arc of a Scythe, by Neal Shusterman (Spoiler Free)

Review: The House on Rosebank Lane, by Millie Gray

Title: The House on Rosebank Lane Author: Millie Gray Genre: Historical Fiction Published: 2019 Pages: 272 My Rating: 1.5/5 Synopsis from Goodreads: Edinburgh, 1953. Kirsten Mowat, eighteen years old and with a joyful spring in her step, couldn’t be more in love with her sea-faring sweetheart Duncan Armstrong. But, seven years later – after a hasty wedding, a twist of … Continue reading Review: The House on Rosebank Lane, by Millie Gray