Blog-iversary, Erin Morgenstern, Genevieve Cogman, Robert Jackson Bennett, Sue Grafton, Zen Cho

1 Year Blogiversary

I’ve been taking a bit of a break from blogging these last few weeks. So, if you’ve been wondering where I disappeared to – that’s what happened! Firstly, I had a sinus issue which basically prevented me from doing much at all. Secondly, I finished one job and then started another within a week. It’s… Continue reading 1 Year Blogiversary

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Zen Cho

Can Zen Cho’s ‘The True Queen’ avoid the second book curse…?

Author: Zen Cho | Publisher: Penguin Random House The enchanted island of Janda Baik, in the Malay Archipelago, has long been home to witches. And Muna and her sister Sakti wake on its shores under a curse, which has quite stolen away their memories. Their only hope of salvation lies in distant Britain, where the… Continue reading Can Zen Cho’s ‘The True Queen’ avoid the second book curse…?

Deborah Harkness, Kathy Reichs, Katie Fforde, Margery Allingham, Marie Kondo, Monthly Wrap Up, Sarah Addison Allen, Zen Cho, Zoe Sallis

Month in Review {Feb}

It’s been a bit of a mixed month personally. Reading-wise, I’ve read some really great books, but I also had three DNFs and I’m still struggling through one for my Book Dragon Challenge! My Goodreads challenge for 2019 is 60 books. So far, I’ve read 26 - so I’m way ahead of schedule! Though, to… Continue reading Month in Review {Feb}

Annie Hawes, Genevieve Cogman, J.K. Rowling, Phil Rickman, Philip Pullman, Sarah Addison Allen, Sue Grafton, tag, Tolkein, Top Ten Tuesday, Trisha Ashley, Zen Cho

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Places mentioned in books which I'd like to visit… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday

Erin Morgenstern, Genevieve Cogman, Joanne Harris, Leigh Bardugo, Madeline Miller, Phil Rickman, Philip Pullman, Robert Galbraith, Sue Grafton, tag, Zen Cho

Bare Your Bookshelf

I saw the Bare Your Bookshelf tag over @Tomes With Tea and just had to steal it! It’s such a great excuse for shelfies, and I love the questions. It was originally @Paper and Fury. When we moved house last year, I had some idea of turning the conservatory into an open air library… However,… Continue reading Bare Your Bookshelf

Zen Cho

Sorcerer to the Crown

Author: Zen Cho | Publisher: Pan In Regency London, Zacharias Wythe is England's first African Sorcerer Royal. He leads the eminent Royal Society of Unnatural Philosophers, but a malicious faction seeks to remove him by fair means or foul. Meanwhile, the Society is failing its vital duty - to keep stable the levels of magic… Continue reading Sorcerer to the Crown

Ann Leckie, Astrid Scholte, Brian Jacques, Jeff Wheeler, Kathy Reichs, Margery Allingham, Mario Puzo, Raymond Chandler, Robin LaFevers, Samantha Shannon, Sarah Addison Allen, Tess Gerritson, Zen Cho

Book Haul {February}

Having successful Marie Kondo'd my book shelves, I decided it was time to look at the TBR pile by my bed... There were four books on the pile: Erebus, The Muse, I Am Ozzy and Lost Boy; it felt like they were left to last for a reason. I picked up Erebus, decided it was… Continue reading Book Haul {February}