History · Non Fiction

Book Review: The Witches: Salem, 1692

The panic began early in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's niece began to writhe and roar. It spread quickly, confounding the most educated men and prominent politicians in the colony. Neighbours accused neighbours, husbands accused wives, parents and children one another. It ended less than a year later, but not… Continue reading Book Review: The Witches: Salem, 1692

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Fairy Tale · Science Fiction · Young Adult

Book Review: Winter

Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mark her face, her beauty is said to be even more breath-taking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won't approve of her feelings for her childhood friend--the handsome palace… Continue reading Book Review: Winter

Top 5

Bookish: Top 5 Wednesday – Mothers in Fiction

This week is a ridiculously hectic one in terms of a work-life balance or as it turns out, lack thereof. If there is one thing that I am hating with a passion it is 'GDPR' *shudders.* For those who don't know this is a massive piece of data protection compliance legislation that is hitting the… Continue reading Bookish: Top 5 Wednesday – Mothers in Fiction

Fairy Tale · Science Fiction · Young Adult

Book Review: Cress

Cress grew up as a prisoner. With only netscreens for company, she’s forced to do the bidding of the evil Queen Levana. Now that means tracking down Cinder and her handsome accomplice Emperor Kai. But little does Queen Levana know that those she seeks, and the man she loves, are plotting her downfall...  As paths… Continue reading Book Review: Cress

Fairy Tale · Science Fiction · Young Adult

Book Review: Scarlet

Scarlet Benoit’s grandmother is missing. The police have closed her case. The only person Scarlet can turn to is Wolf, a street fighter she does not trust, but they are drawn to each other.   Meanwhile, in New Beijing, Cinder will become the Commonwealth’s most wanted fugitive – when she breaks out of prison to… Continue reading Book Review: Scarlet