Review – The seven deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Title: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle  (US title will be The Seven and a half deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle to avoid confusion with the earlier publication of The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid) Author: Stuart Turton 5 STARS The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle is a masterfully crafted murder mystery.…

Review – A Discovery of Witches

Title: A Discovery of Witches Series: All Souls Trilogy #1 Author: Deborah Harkness 3 STARS Discovery of witches for me was a confusing book. It elegantly blended the worlds of science, academia and magic but then provides a long drawn out lukewarm romance plot. It is both a successful page turner and just too damn long! I…

Series Review – Caraval/ Legendary

Title: Caraval Series: Caraval #1 Author: Stephanie Garber 3 Stars THE STORY Scarlett Dragna has always dreamt of attending Caraval. From stories told by her grandmother, Scarlett believes that Caraval is a magical and mystical game, masterminded by the reclusive but powerful "Master Legend". Caraval promises the winner their hearts desire but warns them strongly not…

Truly Devious – Review

Title: Truly Devious Series: Truly Devious #1 Author: Maureen Johnson Published: 2018 Katherine Tegen Books 5 Stars Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson is the first in a truly enjoyable YA Mystery series with a cliffhanger that will leave you desperate for the next book to continue your sleuthing. It is excellently paced, switching seamlessly between two time lines…

Mini Review – Traitor’s Blade by Sebastian de Castell

Title: Traitor's blade Series: Greatcoats#1 Author: Sebastian de Castell Published: 2014 Jo Fletcher Books Remember all reviews are my personal opinion, different people like different books, it is not a reflection of you and your choices. The world is wonderfully diverse and it would be dull if we all loved the same things 3.5 Stars…