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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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The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson

I was sent this book through Netgalley to review - a huge thank you to them and the team at Grove Atlantic for sending me a copy. I was so eager to read this book from the moment I read the synopsis and saw the cover, isn't it stunning? Title: The Bird King Author: G.… Continue reading The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson

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Aladdin by Yasmine Seale. Ed. Paulo Lemos Horta

I was sent this book through NetGalley and W. W. Norton & Company - thanks to them for sending me a copy! Aladdin is one of my favourite stories so I was super grateful to be able to get a copy.   Title: Aladdin (A new translation) Author: Yasmine Seale (translated by), Paulo Lemos Horta… Continue reading Aladdin by Yasmine Seale. Ed. Paulo Lemos Horta

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The Girl He Used To Know by Tracey Garvis Graves

I was sent this book to review through NetGalley, huge thanks to them and the team at St Martins Press for sending me a copy!   Title: The Girl He Used To Know Author: Tracey Garvis Graves Genre: Womens Fiction Publisher: St Martins Press Publication Date: 2nd April 2019   Plot Overview: Annika (rhymes with Monica)… Continue reading The Girl He Used To Know by Tracey Garvis Graves

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The Western Wind by Samantha Harvey

I was sent this book through NetGalley, thanks to the team at Grove Atlantic for approving me! Title: The Western Wind Author: Samantha Harvey Genre: General Fiction (Adult) Publisher: Grove Press / Grove Atlantic Publication date: 23rd November 2018 Plot Overview: It’s 1491. In the small village of Oakham, its wealthiest and most industrious resident,… Continue reading The Western Wind by Samantha Harvey

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The Day the Sun Died by Yan Lianke

I was given the opportunity to read and review this book through the amazing website NetGalley. Thanks to them as well as the team at Grove Atlantic for sending me a proof copy! Title: The Day the Sun Died Author: Yan Lianke Publisher/s: Grove Atlantic, Grove Press Genre: General Fiction (Adult) Publication date: 21rst December… Continue reading The Day the Sun Died by Yan Lianke

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Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Having read another of Hamids books; The Reluctant Fundamentalist, I had high hopes for Exit West, and I was not disappointed. This book had every bit the beautiful prose, if not more than Hamids previous work and I found the story even more compelling due to the fantasy elements interwoven with harsh reality. Plot Overview: … Continue reading Exit West by Mohsin Hamid