Book Review: Girlhood by Cat Clarke

Book Review: Girlhood by Cat Clarke

August 22, 2017 Book review 4 ★★★★★

I flat-out loved this book!  I savour books about friendship, and I adored how this book focused on the sisterhood theme, with no major romances thrown into steal the limelight.  Friendship deserves the spotlight and I’m so glad that it was centre stage in Girlhood by Cat Clarke. First Line… Read more »

My To-Be-Read List : June 17 WINNER!

My To-Be-Read List : June 17 WINNER!

June 12, 2017 meme 22

I came across this meme and thought it sounded like a lot of fun.  I like the idea of YOU choosing a book for me!  It’s hosted by Because Reading is better than real life and you can click on the button to get all the deets.     My… Read more »

Book Review: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Book Review: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

June 8, 2017 Book review 33 ★★★½

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins is book that dividing my Goodreads friends into 2 camps.  Team-loving-it, and Team-abandoning-it-quickly.  And I relate to both! Thoughts on Into the Water by Paula Hawkins Yes all the points of view confused and annoyed me, but it’s worth paddling on through the various perspectives…. Read more »

Book Review: The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

Book Review: The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein

June 5, 2017 Book review 28 ★★★½

My head is melted trying to decide a rating for The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein. I’m so torn. A part of me loves the characters and the atmosphere.  The other part of me laments the lack of pace, and the overly detailed descriptions. First Line of The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth… Read more »

Book Review: One Bad Turn by Sinead Crowley

Book Review: One Bad Turn by Sinead Crowley

June 2, 2017 Book review 6 ★★★★

One Bad Turn by Sinead Crowley is a deceptively twisty book, which I raced though eager to puzzle it all out.  And of course I was racing against the mind of Claire Boyle, the detective sergeant whose mind was also racing and her sleuthing skills quickly outpaced me.  I loved… Read more »

Tag: Books I’ll (Probably) Never Read

Tag: Books I’ll (Probably) Never Read

June 1, 2017 Bookish Fun 33

I saw my favourite BookTuber – Ariel Bissett – doing the Books I’ll (Probably) Never Read book tag on her channel.  I loved it so much that I wanted to create my version.  I’m all about the swooning over books, and exploding your to-be-reads with all the recommendations.  So let’s mix it… Read more »

Book Review: The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis

Book Review: The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis

May 31, 2017 Book review 4 ★★★★

I devoured The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis with an ominous sense of dread. I couldn’t guess if we were dealing with an unreliable narrator, vengeful family members, a huge red herring of a disappearance, or just your average random psychopath. So as you can imagine I was flipping pages rapidly… Read more »