Ah, finally. Here it is. Here is a Stephen King novel that I'm not completely infatuated with. Technically I read Rage a couple of days ago and gave it two stars on Goodreads, but that's a novella, not a novel. The world of protagonist Rosie Daniels is turned upside down when she runs away from… Continue reading Rose Madder Is Not Great: A Review
Bees, Keys, and Swords. Hearts, Crowns, and Feathers. Owls and Cats, Dice and Books. Symbols aren't concrete, they're for interpretation. In 2015 when I picked up Erin Morgenstern's debut novel The Night Circus I was immediately captivated by the gorgeous world in which the story takes place and the rich descriptions Morgenstern used to show us the circus.… Continue reading Bees, Keys, Swords: The Starless Sea Has Won My Heart
Just don't know what to put. Don't know how to make the words flow, don't know how to get started. Everything should start with a plan but after the planning... that's the tricky bit. Don't know what to put. Don't know what to say. Don't know if I even have anything to say. I'll just… Continue reading I can’t write anymore.
A simple yet thrilling cat-and-mouse chase: Mr Mercedes is a great novel with glaring flaws.
The Murdstone Trilogy by Mal Peet is a book that's been on display on a shelf in my local Waterstones since its publication in 2014. Since first seeing it on the shelf, I was intrigued by the cover design and blurb that convinced me this was going to be an enjoyable book filled with wit,… Continue reading The Murdstone Trilogy: Dreadful Dross
I read The Murdstone Trilogy by Mal Peet today and despised it more than anything since I read All The Birds In The Sky by Charlie Jane Anders in 2016. I've written a ranty-review, but have found a lot of five-star reviews for this novel. I feel like I'm missing something? I honestly cannot see how… Continue reading The Murdstone Trilogy: Review Coming Soon
This 2018 novel by Francesco Dimitri is full of mystery and emotion that took me by surprise. I fell in love with this book.