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)”

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: Wicked (Apollo Victoria, West End)

Rating: ★★★★★
Quick Summary: “I couldn’t be happier” to tell you to get to your nearest showing of Wicked as soon as you can! You will be “changed for good.” 

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: The Book of Mormon

Rating: ★★★★★ Quick Summary: The man sat next to me turned to his girlfriend at the interval and whispered “I think I just wet myself a little bit.” Enough said. So. ‘The Book of Mormon’. Obviously, this show has had rave reviews all over the board, and the prices are pretty steep, so my expectations wereContinue reading “REVIEW: The Book of Mormon”

REVIEW: Anna, Lola and Isla

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”