In her debut novel A Golden Fury, Samantha Cohoe weaves a story of magic and danger, where the curse of the Philosopher’s Stone will haunt you long after the final page.
I was surprised by how quickly I became absorbed into this book, so much so that I ended up finishing it within a few days. Set during the Dutch Golden Age, a period of history when the Netherlands emerged as the foremost economic and maritime power in the world, The Company Daughters explores the role of women in this grand historical moment.
I was intrigued by the premise of Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles, as I love books about magic and spectacle, so I was excited to be invited to participate in this blog tour. Many thanks to St. Martin’s Press for sending me an advance copy! Release date: 25 August 2020Series:Kingdom of Cards #1Length: 464 … Continue reading Blog Tour: Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles
I was delighted to be invited to participate in the blog tour in the run up to the publication of Lobizona by Romina Garber. My full review is below (no spoilers!), and many thanks to St. Martin’s Press for sending me an advance copy of the book.
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly post created by The Broke and the Bookish in 2010 and since 2018, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. It's been a while since I did one of these. I thought it might be a good way to get back into writing semi-regular content, and overcoming the weird block I've had the … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’ve Read The Most Books By
In light of everything that has been happening over the past few weeks, I decided to compile a list of some of my favourite books. That, and organising books into lists is one of my favourite things to do. If anyone is looking for quarantine reading recommendations, I hope this helps! *** Books that make … Continue reading My favourite books
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly post created by The Broke and the Bookish in 2010 and since 2018, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This is very late but I literally just found it in my files, and I think it's pretty good. Xenophilius Lovegood on Twitter, because I imagine he’d always be posting links to … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Characters I’d Follow On Social Media
It's been one year, one month, and eight days since I became a fully-fledged vegan. It may be too much to say that I've barely noticed the difference, because I definitely have, but I can say with full confidence that there's never been a better time to be vegan. I've found it surprisingly easy to … Continue reading Should you go vegan?
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly post created by The Broke and the Bookish in 2010 and since 2018, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. I’m happy to say that my collection of pretty books has expanded somewhat since the last time I made a list like this. The publisher and dates listed are for that specific edition. … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Covers
Mackenzi Lee returns to the world of The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue in this follow-up which follows Monty’s sister Felicity as she attempts to enter the medical profession, before it all goes terribly sideways and she ends up on the run, consorting with pirates and fighting terrible foes (again). The heart of the … Continue reading Review: The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee