Mini-Reviews: Female Pilots

Mini-Reviews: Female Pilots   When I have the choice between reading another book or reviewing the one I have just read, I usually choose to read another one. As much as I adore shouting about books on my blog, reading is, after all, my first love! Therefore, I have decided to do some mini-review posts…

Library Loot: Mysterious Boys, Rain and Wellington Boots

Library Loot: Mysterious Boys, Rain and Wellington Boots     I have read so many books that I might not otherwise have had the opportunity to access, all thanks to libraries. I have been an avid reader and user of libraries for as long as I can remember and visited at least once, if not…

Library Loot: Quests, Ghosts and Swimming

Library Loot: Quests, Ghosts and Swimming   I love my library, don’t you? Every week I get to discover both anticipated and unexpected new books to read and it’s all completely free! This week I have picked up a selection of reservations that I made based on books other people have recommended and a general…

Book Review: Romanov (+Giveaway!)

Book Review: Romanov Romanov Written by Nadine Brandes 352 pages Published by Thomas Nelson/ Harper Collins Publication date: 7th May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): From the author of Fawkes comes a magical take on the story of Anastasia Romanov. The history books say I died. They don’t know the half of it. Anastasia “Nastya” Romanov…

Waiting on Wednesday: Romanov

Waiting on Wednesday: Romanov Romanov Written by Nadine Brandes 352 pages Published by Thomas Nelson/ Harper Collins Publication date: 7th May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): From the author of Fawkes comes a magical take on the story of Anastasia Romanov. The history books say I died. They don’t know the half of it. Anastasia “Nastya”…

Waiting on Wednesday: Once Upon A River

Waiting on Wednesday: Once Upon A River Once Upon a River Written by Diane Setterfield 480 pages Published by Doubleday Publication date: 17th January 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): A dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames. The regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open on an injured…

Book Review: White Feather

White Feather Written by Catherine and David Mac Phail 87 pages Published by Barrington Stoke Publication date: 15th October 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): The war is won but for Tony there is little to celebrate. His brother never returned from no man’s land and has died not as a hero but executed as a coward….

Six for Sunday: Favourite series/trilogies

Six for Sunday: Favourite series/ trilogies This is a cruel prompt this week – only choose six series or trilogies that are favourites?! Six?! This is tough! Could you narrow down your favourites to just six? I have gone for a few which are longstanding favourites, as well as several that you will have heard…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Familiars

The Familiars Written by Stacey Halls 432 pages Published by Bonnier Zaffre Publication date: 7th February 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): The most spellbinding debut novel of 2019 Fleetwood Shuttleworth is 17 years old, married, and pregnant for the fourth time. But as the mistress at Gawthorpe Hall, she still has no living child, and her…

Book Review: Fawkes (+ Giveaway!)

Fawkes Written by Nadine Brandes 448 pages Published by Thomas Nelson (Harper Collins) Publication date: 10th July 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Thomas Fawkes is turning to stone, and the only cure to the Stone Plague is to join his father’s plot to assassinate the king of England. Silent wars leave the most carnage. The wars…

Author Interview: Nadine Brandes (+Giveaway!)

Author Interview: Nadine Brandes Today I am lucky enough to be joined on the blog by the lovely Nadine Brandes, author of the historical fantasy novel inspired by the Gunpowder Plot, Fawkes. Find out more about the book below: Thomas Fawkes is turning to stone, and the only cure to the Stone Plague is to…

Library Loot: Feminism, Folklore and Body Positivity

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it using the Mr. Linky any time…