Murder mysteries have long been a popular genre. Names such as Agatha Christie and Sherlock Holmes have made waves in popular culture, and the ‘who-dun-it’ is a well versed trope. This popularity ultimately means it’s increasingly difficult to write an original and exciting murder mystery. Whether as a result of an original plot, well developedContinue reading “Recommended Reads: Murder Mystery”
As some semblance of lockdown continues to reign over the planet, a lot of people are still looking to spice up their lockdown activities. While you have absolutely no obligation to be sprucing up your life and having a lockdown soul-makeover, it is a good time to maybe read that book you’ve been putting offContinue reading “Recommended Reads: Some lockdown reading”
Quick summary: Dark, savage and mesmerising. Rating: ★★★★★ Try this series if you like: V.E Schwab, Neal Shusterman and Susan Dennard. Read the full synopsis here I bought and finished this book in two evenings worth of reading. The transitions between the points of view of the three sisters keeps you flipping the pages because youContinue reading “REVIEW: Three Dark Crowns”
In the beautiful city of Bath, there is this gemstone of a bookstore that celebrates everything about books and literature. Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights encapsulates everything good about the world of books, and their Reading Spa Experience is the absolute best present imaginable for a bibliophile. I was gifted this experience for myContinue reading “MR B’S EMPORIUM OF READING DELIGHTS: READING SPA EXPERIENCE”
Quick Summary: Be right back, off to dye my hair blue. Rating: ★★★★☆ Check out the full synopsis here Laini Taylor scores a home run with this trilogy. It has everything a YA Fantasy novel should have. Thrilling adventure, friends who would cross worlds for each other, spine-tingling romance and epic writing. The trilogy begins inContinue reading “REVIEW: Daughter of Smoke and Bone”
Quick summary: A whodunnit murder mystery on steroids Rating: ★★★★☆ Full synopsis The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle I got recommended this book in a book spa experience at Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights (review of this experience coming up soon!), and I’ve been excited to read it ever since – I was very muchContinue reading “REVIEW: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle”
Quick summary: Romantic, relaxing and bloody cute! Rating: ★★★★★ Full synopsis of Anna and the French Kiss Lola and the Boy Next Door Isla and the Happily Ever After Also, Stephanie Perkins’ website is the prettiest thing ever, and I would recommend reading her books based solely on her aesthetic, no shame. This is a seriesContinue reading “REVIEW: Anna, Lola and Isla”
Full synopsis of A Court of Thorns and Roses(1), A Court of Mist and Fury (2), and A Court of Wings and Ruin (3) Quick summary: Romantic, unpredictable, unbelievably addictive, and so well constructed! Rating: A Court of Thorns and Roses – ★★★★ A Court of Mist and Fury – ★★★★★ A Court of WingsContinue reading “REVIEW: A Court of Thorns and Roses (series)”
Full synopsis of Shatter Me, Unravel Me and Ignite Me
Quick summary: Slow starter, but once I got into it I did enjoy it.
Rating: Shatter me – 5/10
Unravel me – 7/10
Ignite me – 8.5/10
THIS CONTAINS SPOILERS, SORRY!