My Reading Goals for 2019

With 2019 nearly upon us (and where on earth did 2018 go?) I thought it might be time to write up some goals for the upcoming year. 2018 was a good reading year for me, I tried plenty of new authors and books as I had got into a bit of rut. In recent years, …

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My Most Disappointing Books of 2018

There are only a handful of days until the end of the year, and I have covered my favourite books of the year - though I would add in Empire of Sand by Tasha Sui to that list, I just hadn't read it at that point! Today, I am going to go the other way. I …

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Book Review: The Way Past Winter by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

This book is all about atmosphere. Kiran Millwood Hargrave has wonderfully brought winter to life in her latest book, The Way Past Winter, making it perfect for snuggling up under a blanket with a hot drink. It’s fast-paced and gets to the action quickly, keeping you enthralled from the get go with each chapter ending …

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The 12 Days of Christmas Book Tag!

Hey guys and gals, I saw this booktag this morning on A Novel Purpose, and I am shamelessly stealing the idea off of Lucy over there. I believe it originally comes from here though: https://fallingdownthebookhole.com/2014/12/01/12-days-of-books-tag-original/  Hope you like it! On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: a partridge in a …

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Book Review: Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri

Emotional, ambitious and fresh. Tasha Suri’s debut novel, Empire of Sand, brings us an enthralling fantasy adventure set in world inspired by Mughal India which is wonderfully brought to life before your eyes with evocative and sumptuous description. We follow the story of Mehr, the illegitimate daughter of a powerful Ambhan noble and an Amrithi-nomad …

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Genre Recommendations: Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction isn’t a genre that I have reviewed much of on this website, but it is one of my favourites. History is a subject that has always fascinated me, and as such, historical fiction is an obvious genre for me to love! If you haven’t read much historical fiction, or even if you have …

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