By James Goss Published: 2014 by Broadway books Pages: 256 (paperback) Rating: 3/5 Featuring the 12th Doctor and Clara Oswald My thoughts: What with the news of Peter Capaldi leaving Doctor Who after this year, I finally decided to read this. I’ve found my past 12th Doctor reads have been slightly hit and miss. I […]Read More Doctor Who: The Blood Cell
Book 1 in the Three Dark Crowns series Published: 2016 by HarperTeen Pages: 398 (hardback) Rating: 4/5 What I liked: – The characters, well, the three sisters, mostly. “Three dark queens are born in a glen, sweet little triplets will never be friends. Three Dark sisters all fair to be seen, two to devour, and […]Read More Book Review: Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
Originally published 1976 by William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. Pages: 192 – Fontana Paperback Edition Rating: 5/5 Let’s talk about the plot: Okay, this was a total re read. I’m just a bit obsessed with this story. I adore the main protagonists, but more on that later. The plot is classic! Gwenda, having arrived […]Read More Book Review – Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie
By Alison Weir, published 2016 by Headline Review, an imprint of Headline Publishing Group. Rating: 5 stars Genre: historical fiction This was fucking phenomenal. Absolutely unputdownable. It chronicled the life of Katherine of Aragon from a young girl, leaving her childhood home of Spain, to her untimely death. The author wrote so passionately, I felt […]Read More Book Review: Katherine of Aragon, The True Queen.
By Rick Riordan Book 5 in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series Published: 2009 Rating: 5 ⭐️ My thoughts: Hats off to you Mr Riordan, that is how you end a series! Throughout the past 4 books, there has been lots of hints regarding when the prophecy must come to light and what it […]Read More Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian.
Book 6 in The Cousin’s War series Published: 2014 by Simon and Schuster Rating: 5 🌟 My thoughts: What does the name Maraget Pole mean to you? She was the daughter of Isabel Neville and George Plantagenet, hence she was a rival claimant to the Tudor throne. This was utterly fantastic. Philippa Gregory is why […]Read More Book Review: The King’s Curse by Philippa Gregory
Published: 2016 by Walker Books Limited Rating: 5 ⭐️ Buddy read with my lovely friend and book Phoenix Lauren over at literarywisdom.wordpress.com What I liked: This was a truly remarkable book; it’s unlike anything I’ve ever read. So profound. I cried. A lot. I still can’t even process what I’ve just read. I hated it but […]Read More Book Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Originally posted on kerri maniscalco:
Happy 2017, friends! If you follow me on twitter, then you already know I’ve been teasing some snippets from STALKING JACK THE RIPPER book two, and–as fun as that’s been–I am even more excited that I get to share the title, release date, AND the official summary with you today!…
Book 4 in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians Published: 2008 by Disney Hyperion books Rating: 5 ⭐️ What I liked: Hands down, my favourite book so far in the series. Let’s talk about the plot: Percy Jackson is not thinking his freshman orientation will be anything to look forward to, but when he sees […]Read More Book Review: Percy Jackson – The Battle of the Labyrinth
Published: 2016 by Feiwel and Friends, an Imprint of Macmillan. Pages: 453 Rating: 2🌟 Let me begin by saying I adore Marissa Meyer; her previous series, The Lunar Chronicles, is one of my all time favourites; and when I heard about this book, being a fan of Alice in Wonderland, I was so excited for […]Read More Book Review: Heartless by Marissa Meyer