“How to Stop Time”: Book Review

Title: How to Stop Time. Author: Matt Haig. Publication: 2017, Canongate Books. Length: 10 hours, 37 minutes / 325 pages. Genre(s): Historical Fiction, Romance, Fantasy, Sci-Fi. My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Audible Tom Hazard was born on the third of March, 1581. He is what is known as an albatross, and, at 439... Continue Reading →

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“The Visitor”: Book Review (New Release)

Title: The Visitor. Author: Ti Ca. Publication: 2019, Patritus LLC. Length: 55 pages. Genre(s): Drama, Mystery. My Rating: ⭐⭐ Links: Goodreads | Amazon It's Christmas Eve, and as the snow falls outside Mrs. Langstrum's windows, she sits in the dark, waiting for her husband. When he comes home, he'll fix the power and fill the cupboards... Continue Reading →

“Around the World in Eighty Days”: Book Review

Title: Around the World in Eighty Days. Author: Jules Verne. Publication: 1873, Pierre-Jules Hetzel. My Edition: 1994, Penguin. Length: 245 pages. Genre(s): Classic, Adventure, Cultural. My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Audible Phileas Fogg is the quintessential (if a little exaggerated) Victorian Englishman. He is a man of habit, liking every task to be... Continue Reading →

“The Heart of Darkness”: Book Review

Title: The Heart of Darkness. Author: Joseph Conrad. Publication: 1899, Blackwood's Magazine. My Edition: 1998, Oxford UP. Length: 117 pages. Genre(s): Classic, Adventure, Cultural. My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Audible The Heart of Darkness describes the journey of a sailor named Marlow as he travels up the Congo River. During this time, the Congo... Continue Reading →

“Black Wings”: Book Review (New Release)

Title: Black Wings. Author: Megan Hart. Publication: 2019, Flame Tree Press. Length: 288 pages. Genre(s): Gothic, Fantasy, Thriller. My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Links: Goodreads | Amazon Megan Hart's Black Wings is a gothic thriller that focusses on the lives of a seemingly ordinary family. Marian Blake lives in a typical street with her typical - if a little... Continue Reading →

“The Boneless Mercies”: Book Review

Title: The Boneless Mercies. Author: April Genevieve Tucholke. Publication: 2018, Farrar, Straus and Giroux. My Edition: 2018, Simon & Schuster Children's UK. Length: 352 pages. Genre(s): YA, Fantasy, Retelling. My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Audible The Boneless Mercies is a YA fantasy standalone novel that forms a feminist retelling of the Old English... Continue Reading →

“Iron Gold”: Book Review

Title: Iron Gold. Author: Pierce Brown. Publication: 2018, Del Rey Books. Length: 23 hours, 23 minutes (601 pages). Genre(s): Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Dystopian. My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Audible Pierce Brown's sci-fi/fantasy series appeared to end with Morning Star, the third book in the Red Rising saga. Yet Brown wasn't finished, and Iron Gold brings the... Continue Reading →

“Milkman”: Book Review

Title: Milkman. Author: Anna Burns. Publication: Faber & Faber. Length: 14 hours, 11 minutes. Genre(s): Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction. My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Audible In an unknown town that resembles Ireland during the 1970s, an unnamed narrator is plagued by rumours. She lives in a society where opinions are more valuable... Continue Reading →

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