Consumption has ravaged Louise Pinecroft’s family, leaving her and her father alone and heartbroken. But Dr Pinecroft has plans for a revolutionary experiment: convinced that sea air will prove to be the cure his wife and children needed, he arranges to house a group of prisoners suffering from the same disease in the cliffs beneath… Continue reading Bone China by Laura Purcell
When Rin aced the Keju, the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies, it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from Rooster Province could pass without cheating; to Rin’s guardians, who believed they’d finally be able to marry her off… Continue reading The Poppy War by R.F Kuang
The Girls meets The Little Stranger in this dark and captivating debut about sisterhood, family secrets, and a dangerous game that becomes all too real. THEN1976. Loo and her sister Bee live in a run-down cottage in the middle of nowhere, with their artistic parents and wild siblings. Their mother, Cathy, had hoped to escape to a simpler… Continue reading The Wayward Girls by Amanda Mason
What you see isn't always what you get. Stevie never meant for things to go this far. When she and Dee--defiant, bold, indestructible Dee--started all this, there was a purpose to their acts of vengeance: to put the bullies of Woepine High School back in their place. And three months ago, Stevie believed they deserved… Continue reading Love, Heather by Laurie Petrou
Every time I go to the library, I usually find a few books I'm interested in reading and some are hit or miss. On my most recent trip, I only found 3 books which appealed to me but of course one of them had to be a King novel. I read the blurb and I… Continue reading Finders Keepers by Stephen King
Hi guys! I've been so excited to write this post and share all the brilliant and um...not so brilliant books I've read this year. I think this is the year I rediscovered my love for reading, having graduated earlier this year - I finally have the luxury of reading exactly what I want, when I… Continue reading My Year In Books: 2018!
If you've been reading my blog recently or for a while now, you'll know that I'm a huge fan of Stephen King's writing whether it's his novels or short stories. So naturally, when I saw this in the library, I just had to borrow a copy! Does this collection live up to his other work?… Continue reading The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King