2021 In Review and Some Goals For 2022

2021 was a great reading year. I found two new favourite series and a new favourite author. A lot of the books I read this year have stayed with me, which is always good. I hope to carry this over into 2022. As far as stats go, I have read 108 books for a total … Continue reading 2021 In Review and Some Goals For 2022

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)

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