REVIEW: Three Dark Crowns

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”

REVIEW: Eric Lu at Turner Sims

On Tuesday 2nd April, 2019, Eric Lu made his first appearance at Turner Sims Southampton following his success at the Leeds International Piano Competition. The scene was set with dimmed lights across the auditorium and a warm, muted spotlight on the centre-stage piano. As soon as Lu walked on stage, there was a hush acrossContinue reading “REVIEW: Eric Lu at Turner Sims”

REVIEW: SIX the Musical (Arts Theatre London, West End)

Rating: ★★★★★ Quick Summary: A #MeToo era statement musical filled to the ruff with riffs, harmony, and Renaissance puns. Six the Musical is the newest musical based on historical events to hit London. The six wives of King Henry VIII join together on stage in a Spice-girl-esque concert to inform the audience on all the grievancesContinue reading “REVIEW: SIX the Musical (Arts Theatre London, West End)”

MR B’S EMPORIUM OF READING DELIGHTS: READING SPA EXPERIENCE

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”

REVIEW: The Remnant Chronicles (Series)

Quick summary: Marmite series. I loved it, some people hate it, everyone should try it.  Rating: ★★★★☆ Try this series if you like: Laini Taylor, Veronica Roth & Holly Black Check out the full synopsis here We have three main points of view in this series; Lia, Rafe and Kaden, and the transitions between the POV’sContinue reading “REVIEW: The Remnant Chronicles (Series)”

REVIEW: The Dark Artifices (series)

Quick Summary: Did someone say romance, demons and battle scenes? Rating: ★★★☆☆ Try this series if you like: J.K Rowling, Sarah J Maas, Holly Black Check out the full synopsis here Demons, faeries, Shadowhunters, and a little bit of sizzle in the romance department – this would be an apt summary for most of Cassandra Clare‘s writing.Continue reading “REVIEW: The Dark Artifices (series)”

REVIEW: DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE

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”

REVIEW: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

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”

REVIEW: School of Rock

Rating: ★★★★ Quick Summary: Young or old, Stick It To The Man, and go and see the feel good, uplifting and energetic School of Rock. School of Rock is an adaptation of the 2003 comedy film of the same name starring Jack Black. The musical is written by Andrew Lloyd Webber (composer), Julian Fellowes (playwright) and Glenn SlaterContinue reading “REVIEW: School of Rock”

REVIEW: HEATHERS

Rating: ★★★★★ Quick Summary: Vibrant, funny, poignant and BEAUTIFUL!   I saw Heathers at The Other Palace, just before it was announced that Heathers would be making a transfer to the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Heathers at The Other Palace is now sold out, but tickets are on sale for the show at the Theatre RoyalContinue reading “REVIEW: HEATHERS”