Mini Review – A Study in Scarlet

Title: A Study in ScarlettAuthor: Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSeries: Sherlock Holmes #1 3.5 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: When Dr John Watson takes rooms in Baker Street with amateur detective Sherlock Holmes, he has no idea that he is about to enter a shadowy world of criminality and violence. Accompanying Holmes to an ill-omened house in…

Mini Review – Men At Arms

Title: Men at ArmsAuthor: Terry PratchettSeries: City Watch #2 DiscWorld #15 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: 'Be a MAN in the City Watch! The City Watch needs MEN!' But what it's got includes Corporal Carrot (technically a dwarf), Lance-constable Cuddy (really a dwarf), Lance-constable Detritus (a troll), Lance-constable Angua (a woman ... most of the…

Mini Review – The Winterling

Title: WinterlingAuthor: Sarah PrincasSeries: Winterling #1 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: “We live here, my girl, because it is close to the Way, and echoes of its magic are felt in our world. The Way is a path leading to another place, where the people are governed by different rules. Magic runs through them and…

Mini Review Monday – Hogfather

Title: HogfatherAuthor: Terry PratchettSeries: Discworld #20, Death #4 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: IT'S THE NIGHT BEFORE HOGSWATCH AND IT'S TOO QUIET. Where is the big jolly fat man? Why is Death creeping down chimneys and trying to say Ho Ho Ho? The darkest night of the year is getting a lot darker... Susan the…

Mini Review – Midwinter Murder

Title: Midwinter MurderAuthor: Agatha Christie 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: An all-new collection of winter-themed mysteries from the master of the genre, just in time for the festive period. There's a chill in the air and the days are growing shorter… It's the perfect time to curl up in front of a crackling fireplace with…

Blog Tour – Amari and the Night Brothers

Title: Amari and the Night BrothersAuthor: B.B. AlstonSeries: Amari and the Night Brothers #1Release Date: 21/1/21 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free ARC copy from Egmont , via the Write Reads in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: An epic middle grade supernatural adventure series, soon to be…

Graphic Novel Review – TAZ – Petal to the Metal

Title: Petal to the MetalAuthor: The McElroy Family, Carey Pietsch (Artist)Series: The Adventure Zone 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: START YOUR ENGINES, friends, as we hit the road again with Taako, Magnus and Merle, the beloved agents of chaos from the #1 New York Times Bestselling books The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins and…

Mini Review – Snowflakes

Title: SnowflakesAuthor: Ruth WareSeries: Hush Collection 3.l5 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: When a barrier between truth and illusion grows stronger, a family’s trust crumbles in this arresting short story by the number one New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in Cabin 10. Leah has spent her formative years isolated on a remote island…

Arc Review – Glassheart

Title: GlassheartAuthor: Katharine OrtonRelease Date: 5/11/2020 stars ★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Walker Books , via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Waterstones: Through the glass, the magic is waiting... Nona and her uncle travel everywhere together, replacing stained-glass windows in war-torn buildings. When a…

Review – Tilly and the Map of Stories

Title: Tilly and the Map of StoriesAuthor: Anna JamesSeries: Pages and Co #3 4.5 stars ★★★★★ You can find my reviews for Book s 1and 2 here From Goodreads: Third in the modern-classic and bestselling bookwandering series that celebrates all that is best in life: books, adventure, friendship – and cake. Strange things are happening.…