Jacqueline Winspear

Maisie Dobbs, books 1 – 3

I set myself a challenge to re-read all fifteen Maisie Dobbs books this month. I’m going to review them in 3s or 4s, because otherwise you’ll be inundated with reviews for this series! Unless you’re a big fan, that’ll probably get a bit tiresome… Author: Jacqueline Winspear | Publisher: John Murray Maisie Dobbs The first… Continue reading Maisie Dobbs, books 1 – 3

The Night Circus Erin Morgenstern
Erin Morgenstern

Book Nerd Musings: Reacting to Negative Reviews of Favourite Books

I read a post over @Book Princess Reviews, one of my favourite book blogs, where Mandy and Sha reacted to negative reviews of some of their favourite books. And thought, “damn, why didn’t I think of that first?!” I think they actually found the idea someplace else as well. But whoever thought of it first,… Continue reading Book Nerd Musings: Reacting to Negative Reviews of Favourite Books

Elizabeth Crowens

The Time Traveler Professor

Author: Elizabeth Crowens | Publisher: Atomic Alchemist Productions LLC Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is obsessed with a legendary red book. Its peculiar stories have come to life, and rumors claim that it has rewritten its own endings. Convinced that possessing this book will help him write his ever-popular Sherlock Holmes stories, he takes on an… Continue reading The Time Traveler Professor

Monthly Wrap Up

Month in Review {March}

Largely due to doing my Zero Waste Challenge week, I seem to have read an awful lot of non-fiction “how to” type books this month. There was a definite lack of quality fiction! I’m about 70% through my Goodreads Challenge, and only three months into the year! I would say this was a matter of… Continue reading Month in Review {March}

Robin LaFevers

Courting Darkness

Author: Robin LaFevers | Publisher: Andersen Press When Sybella accompanies the Duchess of Brittany to France, she expects trouble, but she isn’t expecting a deadly trap. Surrounded by enemies both known and unknown, Sybella searches for the undercover assassins from the convent of St. Mortain who were placed in the French court years ago. Genevieve… Continue reading Courting Darkness

Jeff Wheeler

Storm Glass

Author: Jeff Wheeler | Publisher: 47 North Storm Glass was a recommendation from Asha @A Cat, A Book, and a Cup of Tea. One of the great things about this bookish community - I get so many fantastic recommendations for books from other bloggers’ reviews! Asha definitely had some issues with it, but her review… Continue reading Storm Glass

First Impressions, Richard King, Stacey Halls, Stina Jackson

First Impressions (Mini Reviews)

I recently found a site called Readers First - are any of you on it? Basically, if you're in the UK you can sign up and read extracts of new (and newish) books. You post a review of these extracts, and get 100 points for each review, and another 100 points if you share that… Continue reading First Impressions (Mini Reviews)