Reading My Lowest Rated TBR – The Island

A wee while back I did a Friday five where I listed the 5 lowest rated books, according to Goodreads, on my TBR shelves. I contemplated doing a little blog project where I read them and let you know what I thought of them all. I have completed the first book of that list. Title:…

Mini Review – A Pocket Full of Rye

Title: A Pocket full of RyeAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Ms Marple #7 3 stars ★★★ From Goodreads: A handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman! Let us explain. Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his 'counting house' office when he suffered a sudden and agonising death.…

Audiobook Review – Demon

Title: DemonAuthor: Matt Wesolowski Narrator: Full CastSeries: Six Stories #6 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: Scott King’s podcast investigates the 1995 cold case of a demon possession in a rural Yorkshire village, where a 12-year-old boy was murdered in cold blood by two children. Book six in the chilling, award-winning Six Stories series. In 1995,…

Mini Review – Death at La Fenice

Title: Death at La FeniceAuthor: Donna LeonSeries: Commissario Brunetti #1 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: There is little violent crime in Venice, a serenely beautiful floating city of mystery and magic, history and decay. But the evil that does occasionally rear its head is the jurisdiction of Guido Brunetti, the suave, urbane vice-commissario of police and…

Mini Review – The Lost Child of Lychford

Title: The Lost Child of LychfordAuthor: Paul CornellSeries: Lychford #1 3.5 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: It’s December in the English village of Lychford – the first Christmas since an evil conglomerate tried to force open the borders between our world and… another. Which means it’s Lizzie’s first Christmas as Reverend of St. Martin’s. Which means…

Mini Review – Dumb Witness

Title: Dumb WitnessAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Hercule Poirot #17 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: Everyone blamed Emily Arundell’s accident on a rubber ball left on the stairs at her home in Market Basing by her frisky terrier, Bob. But the more she thought about her fall, the more convinced she became that one of her relatives…

Graphic Novel Review – Heartstopper Vol 4

Title: Heartstopper Vol 4Author / Illustrator: Alice OsemanSeries: Heartstopper 5 stars ★★★★★ My Reviews for Heartstopper Volume 3 From Goodreads: harlie didn't think Nick could ever like him back, but now they're officially boyfriends. Charlie's beginning to feel ready to say those three little words: I love you. Nick's been feeling the same, but he's…

Short Stories Snippet Reviews – Chronicles of St Mary’s

I have recently been catching up with The Chronicles of St Mary's series in anticipation for the release of Book 13. This also meant catching up with the generous number of short stories Jodi Taylor releases in between books. It has become somewhat of a tradition for me to pre-order the Christmas story and to…

Blog Tour – A Catalogue of Catastrophe

Title: A Catalogue of CatastropheAuthor: Jodi TaylorSeries: Chronicles of St Mary's #13Release Date: 14/4/2022 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free copy from , in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: When all is lost. When everything is ending. When there's no hope. When you can't win. That's when…

Mini-Review – Another Time, Another Place

Title: Another Time, Another PlaceAuthor: Jodi TaylorSeries: Chronicles of St Mary's #12 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: It's long been known that if a thing can go wrong, it will. With knobs on, usually. Disasters start to pile up. A new colleague with no respect for the past and a great deal to prove. Historians…