Mini Review – The Two Towers

Title: The Two TowersAuthor: J.R.R TolkeinSeries: The Lord of the Rings #2 4.5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: This edition is from the four volume, deluxe pocket boxed set containing The Hobbit and the three volumes of the Lord of the Rings series. The books are soft leatherette bound with a stamped titles and come together…

Mini Review – Nightbooks

Title: NightbooksAuthor: J. A White 3.5 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: A boy is imprisoned by a witch and must tell her a new scary story each night to stay alive. This thrilling contemporary fantasy from J. A. White, the acclaimed author of the Thickety series, brings to life the magic and craft of storytelling. Alex’s…

Friday at the Folly – Moon over Soho

This is part two in my series - Friday at the Folly. The Folly is the name of the home of the magical branch of the Metropolitan police in Ben Aaronovitch's series Rivers of London. Rivers of London is by far one of my favourite series of all time and when a group of bookish…

Mini Review – What Abigail did that Summer

Title: What Abigail did that SummerAuthor: Ben Aaronovich Series: Rivers of London 5.3 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: Ghost hunter, fox whisperer, troublemaker. It is the summer of 2013 and Abigail Kamara has been left to her own devices. This might, by those who know her, be considered a mistake. While her cousin, police constable…

Conquer the Classics – The Fellowship of the Ring

Title: The Fellowship of the RingAuthor: J.R.R TolkeinSeries: Lord of the Rings #1 (Books 1 and 2) 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all…

Mini Review – Across the Green Grass Fields

Title: Across the Green Grass FieldsAuthor: Seanan McGuireSeries: Wayward Children #6 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: “Welcome to the Hooflands. We’re happy to have you, even if you being here means something’s coming.” Regan loves, and is loved, though her school-friend situation has become complicated, of late. When she suddenly finds herself thrust through a…

Mini Review – Exit Strategy

Title: Exit StrategyAuthor: Martha Wells Series: Murderbot Diaries #4 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: Murderbot wasn’t programmed to care. So, its decision to help the only human who ever showed it respect must be a system glitch, right? Having travelled the width of the galaxy to unearth details of its own murderous transgressions, as well…

Mini Review – Murder on the Links

Title: Murder on the LinksAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Hercule Poirot #2 3.5 stars ★★★★ You can read all my other reviews of Agatha Christies Mysteries HERE From Goodreads: Belgian detective Hercule Poirot is summoned to France after receiving a distressing letter with a urgent cry for help. Upon his arrival in Merlinville-sur-Mer, the investigator finds the…

Mini Review – The Mysterious Affair at Styles

Title: The Mysterious Affair at StylesAuthor: Agatha Christie Series: Hercule Poirot #1 4 stars ★★★★ Part of my Agatha Christie Project From Goodreads: Hercule Poirot's First Case After the Great War, life can never be the same again. Wounds need healing, and the horror of violent death banished into memory. Captain Arthur Hastings is invited…

Mini Review – The Hobbit

Title: The HobbitAuthor: J.R.R Tolkien 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, Gandalf, and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to…