Mini review – Plan for the worst

Title: Plan for the WorstAuthor: Jodi TaylorSeries: 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: I would have trusted this man with my life. Until a couple of days ago, anyway. You know what they say - hope for the best, but plan for the worst. Max is quite accustomed to everything going wrong. She's St Mary's, after…

Mini review – The Sign of The Four

Title: The Sign of the FourAuthor: Arthur Conan DoyleSeries: Sherlock Holmes #2 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: As a dense yellow fog swirls through the streets of London, a deep melancholy has descended on Sherlock Holmes, who sits in a cocaine-induced haze at 221B Baker Street. His mood is only lifted by a visit from…

Mini Review – Hope for the Best

Title: Hope for the Best Author: Jodi TaylorSeries: Chronicles of St Mary's #10 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: The tenth book in the bestselling Chronicles of St Mary's series which follows a group of tea-soaked disaster magnets as they hurtle their way around History. If you love Jasper Fforde or Ben Aaronovitch, you won't be…

Mini Review – Death on the Nile

Title: Death on the NileAuthor: Agatha Christie Series: Hercule Poirot #18 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: Agatha Christie's most exotic murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery…

Mini Review – The ABC Murders

Title: The ABC MurdersAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Hercule Poirot #13 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: There’s a serial killer on the loose, working his way through the alphabet and the whole country is in a state of panic. A is for Mrs. Ascher in Andover, B is for Betty Barnard in Bexhill, C is for Sir…

Mini Review – Wyrd Sisters

Title: Wyrd SistersAuthor: Terry PratchettSeries: Discworld #6, Witches #2 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: Witches are not by nature gregarious, and they certainly don't have leaders. Granny Weatherwax was the most highly regarded of the leaders they didn't have. But even she found that meddling in royal politics was a lot more difficult than certain…

Graphic Novel Review – Monday Monday

Title: Monday MondayAuthor: Ben Arronovich, Andrew Cartmel Illustrator: José María BeroySeries: Rivers of London Graphic Novels #9 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: It's the case of a Swedish Werewolf in London, the unmissable next chapter in the life of full-time cop and part time wizard Peter Grant. Grant works as part of a very special…

Mini Review – The Toast of Time

Title: The Toast of Time Author: Jodi TaylorSeries: Chronicles of St Mary's #12.5 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: Once again, the Toast of Time falls butter side down. Dr 'Max' Maxwell prepares for her very first Christmas away from St Mary's... It's that most wonderful time of the year once more. But Max and Markham…

Mini Review – Return of the King

Title: The Return of the KingAuthor: J.R.R TolkienSeries: The Lord of the Rings 3.5 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…