Book Review: A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E Schwab

Star rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ It’s quite common for a bookworm to have a book on their wish list, and never getting the chance to purchase it because of other books that desperately need to be read. And in this case, this book was one of them. I had ADSOM on my ‘to-buy’ list since forever, and […]

Book Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Star rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ At the beginning of October I placed a book-buying ban on myself. It went well. Until I broke it on the 5th day by buying Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom. Oops. But I had to get them because I saw so many great reviews about them both! And I also saw […]

Book Review: Alice #1 (The Chronicles of Alice) by Christina Henry

Being a lifelong fan of Alice in Wonderland there was no hesitation to buy this book, and what’s more, I learned that there was a second instalment to this retelling of a personal favourite classic.  The synopsis on the back cover is as follows. In a warren of crumbling buildings and desperate people called the […]

Book Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

I have to respectfully warn you now that, if you intend to read the book but haven’t got round to reading/haven’t purchased it yet, or are going to see the play, please please refrain from reading my review on The Cursed Child as it WILL CONTAIN SPOILERS. I’ve tried to create a review without them […]

Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

I love book recommendations. But I also object to them. I always wonder if I’m going to dislike a recommendation, especially if it’s someone’s favourite, as I wouldn’t want to hurt them by saying “no, I hated it! It was shite!” So when the Grisha trilogy was suggested to me, I was elated and intrigued, […]