Recent Reads: Highlights January-March 2020

Hello all, And welcome to a new blog post! Because I have read some INCREDIBLE books already, I thought that I might share with you the books that I have enjoyed so far in 2020, in the hope of inspiring you to pick them up during this troubled time. And Then There Were None and The … Continue reading Recent Reads: Highlights January-March 2020

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 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