Tag: great setting

Book Review :  The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain

Book Review : The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain

October 5, 2017 Book review 5 ★★★★

The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain describes how a community pulled together, and built an urgently needed polio hospital.  With engaging characters who grow stronger and stronger through adversity, it’s a book that pulls you in and inspires. I loved it! Balancing the books is a quick fire review where I… Read more »

Book Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

Book Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

September 12, 2017 Book review 4 ★★★★★

I wrote this review for Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult immediately after I read it.  While I was still full of all the feels and thoughts, I spewed them all out.  So if it makes no sense, that’s why! My thoughts on Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult I have no… Read more »

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: 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 »

Book Review :  The Hourglass by Tracy Rees

Book Review : The Hourglass by Tracy Rees

May 8, 2017 Book review 14 ★★★★½

Do you like contemporary fiction and historical fiction? Well if so, you are in for a treat with The Hourglass by Tracy Rees, as it mixes both together flawlessly. Balancing the books is a quick fire review where I list the assets and liabilities of a book (as I see… Read more »

Book Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Book Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

February 24, 2017 Book review 11 ★★★★★

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch just lit up my world for the last 24 hours! It’s fast, twisty and hurt my brain so good with all the scientific explanations! My Thoughts on Dark Matter by Blake Crouch I absolutely loved this book and devoured it as fast as I could.  To… Read more »