5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️❤️ Adopted girl. Extensive vocabulary. Auburn hair. The Blurb: The Cuthberts are in for a shock. They are expecting an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables – but a skinny red-haired girl turns up instead. Highly spirited Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts' affection with her vivid imagination … Continue reading Book Review: Anne of Green Gables ft. a calming read in an otherwise distressing time
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ❤️ 5/5 Book club member sends letter. Awe-inspiring! The Blurb: I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers." January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is … Continue reading Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5/5 Christmas goes wrong. Poirot solves mystery. The Blurb: In Hercule Poirot's Christmas, the holidays are anything but merry when a family reunion is marred by murder — and the notoriously fastidious investigator is quickly on the case. The wealthy Simeon Lee has demanded that all four of his sons — one faithful, one … Continue reading Book Review: Hercule Poirot’s Christmas ft. A Christmas Themed Review
4/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Animal-Lover's suitcase opens in NYC. Chaos. The Blurb J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut is captured in this exciting hardcover edition of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay. When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is … Continue reading Book Review: Fantastic Beasts Screenplay by J. K. Rowling ft. me coining the term ‘reading the film’
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4/5 Red Queen's curtain call. 6 novellas. The Blurb: Return once more to the deadly and dazzling world of Red Queen in Broken Throne, a beautifully designed, must-have companion to the chart-topping series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Aveyard. The perfect addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling Red Queen … Continue reading Book Review: Broken Throne
5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ❤️ Multiple murders. Concealed motive. Part played. The Blurb: At an apparently respectable dinner party, a vicar is the first to die...Thirteen guests arrived at dinner at the actor's house. It was to be a particularly unlucky evening for the mild-mannered Reverend Stephen Babbington, who choked on his cocktail, went into convulsions and … Continue reading Book Review: Three-Act Tragedy
3/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dystopian future. Ex-cop fights to survive. The Blurb: When the oceans rise... Truth drowns.It's the year 2031. Our future. Their present. A world decimated by climate catastrophe, where the sun's heat is deadly and the ocean rises higher every day. A world ruled by the rich, powerful, and corrupt. A world where a … Continue reading Book Review: Kill Code by Clive Fleury ft. a not for the faint-hearted cli-fi that I really hope does not happen in 2031
5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️❤️ Jewel protects blind girl. WW2 begins. The Blurb: Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks. When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds her a model of their neighborhood, every house, every … Continue reading Book Review: All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr ft. the book I can’t stop talking about
4/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Youth’s comeuppance documented. But where’s benefactor? The Blurb: Written in 1861, Great Expectations is a favorite among many Dickens readers. In addition to its endearing hero, Pip - a blacksmith's bot, desperate to escape his humble background - the story is populated by a vivid cast of characters from the convict, Magwitch to … Continue reading Book Review: Great Expectations
2/5 ⭐️⭐️ 'Girl rebels society, finds love' - cliché The Blurb: In the society officials decide. Who you love, where you work, when you die. Cassia has always trusted their choices, it's hardly any price to pay for a long life, the perfect job, the ideal mate. So when her best friend appears on the … Continue reading Book Review: Matched by Ally Condie ft. me ranting about cheese factor!
5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Boy humiliated because of deformed face. The Blurb: My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever, you're thinking, it's probably worse. The Review: This novel is a feel-good life-giving story. This book gives power to change hearts - where people no longer base their judgment of another upon race, … Continue reading Book Review: Wonder ft. a heart-felt post written on March 15 2019
5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Miranda gets dog. World turned upside-down. The Blurb: Hello dear book browser and welcome to Peggy & Me, the story of my life since getting a beautiful Shih-Tzu Bichon Frise cross puppy (I call the breed a Shitty Frise - fun) in the form of Peggy. Some of you may be thinking: "a … Continue reading Review: Peggy and Me
2/5 ⭐️⭐️ Two strangers come together after crash. The Blurb: What if your life depended on a stranger? On a stormy went tonight, to strangers wait for a flight at the salt lake city airport. Actually Knox is an attractive, successful writer, who is flying east for her much anticipated wedding. Dr Ben Payne has … Continue reading Book Review: The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin ft. book or movie? Both terribly cheesy
5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ❤️ Murder occurs. Red-herrings rife. Expertly Solved. The Blurb: Christmas 1919. Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping London, and most of all her dangerous uncle.Her salvation is a position within the Mitford household at Asthall Manor. There she becomes nursery maid, chaperone and confidante to the Mitford sisters, especially sixteen-year-old Nancy. But then a … Continue reading Book review: The Mitford Murders by Jessica Fellowes
5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ❤️ Lowly girl becomes nobility. Rebellion begins. The Blurb: Mare barrow’s world is divided by blood - those with red and those with silver. Mare and her family are lowly reds, destined to serve the silver elite whose supernatural abilities make them nearly gods. Mare steals what she can to help her family … Continue reading Book Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard ft. My Shortest Book Review Ever!
5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Baby appears. Parents desperate. Consequences result. The Blurb: They break the rules and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours. 1926. Tom Sherbourne is the young lighthouse keeper on a remote island off Western Australia. The only inhabitants of Janus Rock, he and his wife Isabel live a quiet life, cocooned from … Continue reading Book Review: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman