Review: The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley

Okay, so I know this is book 6 in a series, but alas, it’s where I started. I know I need to go back and read the earlier books in this series. 266 more words


Reveiw: The Bees by Laline Paull

I was excited to get this one. The story line really intrigued me. I love bees.

After reading this one….well…..I’m not sure if it’s suppose to be a YA novel or not. 398 more words


Review: Beautiful Day by Elin Hilderbrand

I wasn’t going to review this one, even though I so enjoyed it. However….after my decision, I read the first few reviews listed on Goodreads….and I felt a bit irritated! 798 more words


Emilie du Chatelet

This week’s post is written for us by Eileen Tull, who is directing a workshop of a play about Emilie du Chatelet’s life.

I’ve always been something of a history nerd. 516 more words


Review: Half a King by Joe Abercrombie

I’ve been meaning to read Joe Abercrombie for ages…I’ve heard so many great things about this writer. So when NetGalley had his first YA available as an ARC I thought I would apply. 625 more words


Review: Under the Jeweled Sky by Alison McQueen

Oh dear…where to start? When I first started this book I feel in love on the first page. I was so intrigued. It was a mystery that I wanted to solve page by page. 562 more words


Review: The City by Dean Koontz

It’s been many years since I’ve read any Dean Koontz….okay…by many I mean at least 20….oh dear, I am getting so old! Without going into just how stupid I am, I was a bit confused at the start of this book….this was in NO WAY Koontz’s FAULT….it was my own….When it started to make sense to me…well….I still wasn’t swept away with the story. 485 more words