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Bone China by Laura Purcell

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

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The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

In the early 1900s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self-discovery after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut. In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that… Continue reading The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

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Voyager by Diana Gabaldon

Jamie Fraser is lying on the battlefield of Culloden, where he rises wounded, to face execution or imprisonment. Either prospect pales beside the pain of loss - his wife is gone. Forever. But sometimes forever is shorter than one thinks. In 1746, Claire Fraser made a perilous journey through time, leaving her young husband to… Continue reading Voyager by Diana Gabaldon

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The Life of Death by Lucy Booth

One soul. One pact with the Devil. One chance at love. Elizabeth Murray has been condemned to burn at the stake. As she awaits her fate, a strange, handsome man visits her cell. He offers her a deal: her soul in return for immortality, but what he offers is not a normal life. To survive… Continue reading The Life of Death by Lucy Booth

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The Kingdom of Copper by S.A Chakraborty

Nahri’s life changed forever the moment she accidentally summoned Dara, a formidable, mysterious djinn, during one of her schemes. Whisked from her home in Cairo, she was thrust into the dazzling royal court of Daevabad and quickly discovered she would need all her grifter instincts to survive there. Now, with Daevabad entrenched in the dark… Continue reading The Kingdom of Copper by S.A Chakraborty

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Five ways reading changed my life

The other day I ran a poll on twitter asking my fellow bloggers and readers what they'd like to see next on my blog and the highest percentage voted in favour of this post: Why I'm a reader. So I've decided to give the people what they want and post this today. Just to give… Continue reading Five ways reading changed my life

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Reader Confessions Tag

I've been wanting to change my content up a bit and add a couple of tags a month so naturally I googled 'bookish tags 2019' and stumbled upon a wonderful book blog run by Nandini at Unputdownable Books . Full credit to her for sharing her answers for this tag, which inspired me to do… Continue reading Reader Confessions Tag

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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

It's the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place. We're out of oil. We've wrecked the climate. Famine, poverty and disease are widespread. Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his depressing reality by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual utopia where you can be anything… Continue reading Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

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The Written by Ben Galley // Blog Tour

His name is Farden.  They whisper that he’s dangerous.  Dangerous is only the half of it.  Something has gone missing from the libraries of Arfell. Something very old, and something very powerful. Five scholars are now dead, a country is once again on the brink of war, and the magick council is running out of… Continue reading The Written by Ben Galley // Blog Tour

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What She Found in the Woods by Josephine Angelini

World-weary New York teen Magda is on her last chance. After setting off a scandal in the elite New York City private school scene, she’s been shipped off to her grandparents’ sleepy Pacific Northwest town to spend a summer under the radar and regain her equilibrium. Over-medicated and uninspired, she spends her days in a… Continue reading What She Found in the Woods by Josephine Angelini