The dark days club review

Author – Alison goodman Pages – 482 Genre – fantasy Rating – ⭐⭐⭐⭐.5 Blurb London, April 1812. On the eve of eighteen-year-old Lady Helen Wrexhall’s presentation to the queen, one of her family’s housemaids disappears-and Helen is drawn into the shadows of Regency London. There, she meets Lord Carlston, one of the few who can…

Mansfield park review

Author – Jane Austen Pages – 560 Genre – classic Rating – ⭐⭐⭐.5 Blurb We have all been more or less to blame … every one of us, excepting Fanny’ Taken from the poverty of her parents’ home, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble…

Thunderhead review

Author – Neal shusterman Pages – 504 Genre – science fiction Rating – ⭐⭐⭐ Blurb Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the second novel of the chilling New York Times bestselling series from Neal Shusterman, author of the Unwind dystology. Rowan has gone rogue,…

The bone season review

Blurb The year is 2059. Nineteen-year-old Paige Mahoney is working in the criminal underworld of Scion London, based at Seven Dials, employed by a man named Jaxon Hall. Her job: to scout for information by breaking into people’s minds. For Paige is a dreamwalker, a clairvoyant and, in the world of Scion, she commits treason…

A Demon in Silver

Author – R.S. Ford Pages – 459 Genre – Fantasy Rating – ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Relesed on june 12th Blurb ‘In a world where magic has disappeared, rival nations vie for power in a continent devastated by war. When a young farm girl, Livia, demonstrates magical powers for the first time in a century there are many…

My solo trip to Manchester

I recently went to Manchester on my own, it was my first solo trip and I had a great time. I’m just going to write a summary/review/ my thoughts on Manchester that will hopefully help people find out more about it and encourage them to visit the city. Excellent transport systems Overall I was really…

Amaras rose review

Author – Brianna goux Pages – 251 Genre – fantasy Rating -⭐⭐.75 Blurb ‘The Key is a sacred object which allows its holder to open portals to other planets at will. Passed down through her family the Key marks Rose as the Gatekeeper for the planet of Amara and entrusts her with keeping it safe…

Prince of Thorns review

Author – Mark Lawrence Pages – 384 Genre – fantasy/ dark fantasy Rating – ⭐⭐⭐.75 Blurb ‘Before the thorns taught me their sharp lessons and bled weakness from me I had but one brother, and I loved him well. But those days are gone and what is left of them lies in my mother’s tomb….

Agatha Christie collected short stories review

Author – Agatha Christie Pages – 183 Genre – mystery/triller Rating – ⭐⭐⭐⭐ In December I read Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie and I loved it. The multitude of characters and the great story inspired me to pick up another one of her books. This is a collection of short stories by…

A court of frost and starlight review

Author – Sarah J Maas Pages – 229 Genre – fantasy Rating – ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Blurb Feyre, Rhys, and their close-knit circle of friends are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly-changed world beyond. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it, a hard-earned reprieve. Yet even the festive atmosphere can’t keep the…