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 Silence of the Girls, By Pat Barker

Title: The Silence of the Girls Author: Pat Barker Genre: Historical Fiction/Retelling Published: 2018 Pages: 336 My Rating: 3/5 stars Synopsis from Goodreads: The ancient city of Troy has withstood a decade under siege of the powerful Greek army, which continues to wage bloody war over a stolen woman: Helen. In the Greek camp, another woman watches and waits for the … Continue reading Review: The Silence of the Girls, By Pat Barker

Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree, by Samantha Shannon

Title: The Priory of the Orange Tree Author: Samantha Shannon Genre: Adult Epic Fantasy Published: 2019 Pages: 848 My Rating: 5/5 stars Synopsis from Goodreads: A world divided. A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm … Continue reading Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree, by Samantha Shannon

Review: Vicious, by V. E. Schwab

Title: Vicious (Villains #1) Author: V. E. Schwab Genre: Urban Fantasy Published: 2013 Pages: 340 My Rating: 3/5 stars Synopsis from Goodreads: Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals … Continue reading Review: Vicious, by V. E. Schwab

Review: The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield

Title: The Thirteenth Tale Author: Diane Setterfield Genre: Contemporary Gothic/Mystery Published: 2006 Pages: 456 My Rating: 4/5 stars Synopsis from Goodreads: Angelfield House stands abandoned and forgotten. It was once the imposing home of the March family - fascinating, manipulative Isabelle, Charlie, her brutal and dangerous brother, and the wild, untamed twins, Emmeline and Adeline. But Angelfield House conceals a chilling … Continue reading Review: The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield