Posts Categorized: Well Written


Book Review: Girlhood by Cat Clarke

Book Review: Girlhood by Cat Clarke

August 22, 2017 Book review 11 ★★★★★

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 »

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 »

Book Review: The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon

Book Review: The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon

December 2, 2016 Book review 6 ★★★★½

Holy Moses!  This book!  How am I supposed to review this book except to say take everything you might assume this romance will be, roll all those thoughts into a little ball and fling them far away.  The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon is everything unexpected. First Line of… Read more »

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

September 19, 2016 Book review 6 ★★★★★

It’s hard to know what to say about The Book Thief by Markus Zusak that probably hasn’t already been said by thousands of other reviewers.  But when I love a book as much I loved this one, I can’t help but add in my two cents worth. First Line of… Read more »

Book Review: The Lake House by Kate Morton

Book Review: The Lake House by Kate Morton

August 12, 2016 Book review 10 ★★★★★

Oh happy day! I’ve found a new author to crush on thanks to The Lake House by Kate Morton.  I finally got around to reading a Kate Morton book and I’m in love with her atmospheric settings and fascinating characters.     My Thoughts on The Lake House by Kate… Read more »