Classics, Uncategorized

Wuthering Heights By Emily Brontë

He's more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. - Wuthering Heights  Don't let the google quotes and Hollywood adaptations fool you, this is not a love story, the quote, however, is true. Despite this, the characters' motivations are more along the lines of: Terror made me… Continue reading Wuthering Heights By Emily Brontë

Magic, romance, Uncategorized

The Night Circus By Erin Morgenstern

I received this book for my birthday, without asking for it. Les Cirque des Rêves arrived without warning, as it always does. And has concluded followed by sadness as it always will. I was enthralled by the beauty and mystique. The wonder and magic. I found myself looking at the world in a different way.… Continue reading The Night Circus By Erin Morgenstern

Magic, Mystery, Uncategorized

Throne of Glass By Sarah J. Maas

Happy 2019 (yes, I know it is February) better late than never! The school holidays have come and gone. The days of bingeing Netflix until the wee hours of the morning, sleeping until the afternoon and staying in my pyjamas all day are finished, and, alas I am back to a routine. Luckily, that routine… Continue reading Throne of Glass By Sarah J. Maas

Adventure, Cassandra Clare, Magic, Mystery, romance, Teenage Love Stories, Uncategorized

Queen of Air and Darkness By Cassandra Clare

The long-anticipated final instalment of Cassandra Clare's 'The Dark Artifices' series did not leave a single stone unturned and was the perfect finally that allowed us, her loyal fans, to part with some of our favourite characters from all her Shadowhunter novels. The book is perfect for those who love a feel good, fear jolting,… Continue reading Queen of Air and Darkness By Cassandra Clare

Adventure, Fairy Tale Twists, Magic, Mystery, romance, Teenage Love Stories, Uncategorized

A Court of Thorns and Roses By Sarah J. Maas

***I am getting older. These books are now young adult fiction.**** A Court of Thorns and Roses is a twist on the classic tale Beauty and the Beast, and it did not disappoint. I loved every page of this book. The romance and suspense, the action and death, the complicated relationships, and the spectacular magic.… Continue reading A Court of Thorns and Roses By Sarah J. Maas

Adventure, Historic Fiction, Uncategorized

Bright We Burn By Kiersten White

It has recently been bought to my attention that I always say I love the books I read. Bright we Burn was no exception. The action was incredible, the murder was brutal and, the character, of course, were perfectly imperfect. Because what would a beloved character be without relatable flaws? It was everything a book… Continue reading Bright We Burn By Kiersten White

Historic Fiction, Uncategorized

Now I Rise By Kiersten White

This was yet another fabulous book by Kiersten White. Now I Rise is the thrilling sequel to And I Darken, the first of The Conqueror's Sage. A trilogy lead by the deadly, blood-thirsty Lada Dracul and her handsome, timid brother Radu. Once again they are walking along the edge of a blade. One bad choice… Continue reading Now I Rise By Kiersten White