Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Give Off Summer Vibes

This week I’ve decided to take part in ‘Top Ten Tuesday’ again hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic is ‘books that give off summer vibes’,some of the books I’ve chosen are ones I’ve read, and some I haven’t but the title or the cover gives off summer vibes! Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Give Off Summer Vibes

Waterstone’s Book of the Month May 2022: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett (Spoiler Free + Spoiler Review)

The story follows Danny and Maeve, two siblings and their lives surrounding the Dutch House, a lavish mansion their father bought years ago. Their father is distant and their mother missing, so Danny looks up to Maeve and together they raise each other. All is well until one day their father brings Andrea home, and though they don’t know it that one choice sows the seeds for the defining loss of their lives. Set over the course of five decades it’s a story of two siblings tied together by love, loss and the bonds of place and time. Continue reading Waterstone’s Book of the Month May 2022: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett (Spoiler Free + Spoiler Review)

Arc Review: When We Vanished by Alanna Peterson

Andi’s dad left her family not long ago to take part in a secret research project for food corporation Nutrexo, but when she overhears at a party the company has a dangerous research project she instantly fears her dad is part of it. She seeks help from a neighbour, Cyrus, and together they try to uncover the truth of what Nutrexo is doing. Their investigation leads them to a confidential research facility and it’s head scientist, and learn the hidden truth is far more dangerous than they originally thought. Continue reading Arc Review: When We Vanished by Alanna Peterson

Arc Review: This Eternity of Masks And Shadows by Karsten Knight

I acquired a copy of this arc through Netgallery. Release Date: 2nd June 2020 ‘This Eternity of Masks and Shadows’ by Karsten Knight is a YA fantasy novel which draws inspiration from mythology around the world. At the time of writing this review it has an average rating of 3.55 stars Goodreads, and I have awarded it 2 stars. The story follows Cairn, the daughter … Continue reading Arc Review: This Eternity of Masks And Shadows by Karsten Knight

Top Ten Tuesday: The Best Opening Lines

This week I’ve decided to take part in ‘Top Ten Tuesday’ again hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic is ‘opening lines’, so I’ve chosen my favourite opening lines from books I’ve read, some of them are just the first sentence whilst others I’ve included the first few sentences because they deserve that treatment. Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: The Best Opening Lines