Mini Review Monday – Equal Rites

Title: Equal RitesAuthor: Terry PrachetSeries: Discworld #3, Witches #1 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: It is known as the Discworld. It is a flat planet, supported on the backs of four elephants, who in turn stand on the back of the great turtle A'Tuin as it swims majestically through space. And it is quite possibly the…

Mini Review – Guards! Guards!

Title: Guards! Guards!Author: Terry PrachettSeries: Discworld #8, City Watch#1 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: This is where the dragons went. They lie ... not dead, not asleep, but ... dormant. And although the space they occupy isn't like normal space, nevertheless they are packed in tightly. They could put you in mind of a can…

Pages and Co – Review Series so far

Title: Tilly and the BookwanderersAuthor: Anna JamesSeries: Pages and Co #1 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: Since her mother’s disappearance, eleven-year-old Tilly has found comfort in stories at Pages & Co., her grandparents’ bookshop. But when her favourite characters, Anne of Green Gables and Alice from Wonderland, appear in the shop, Tilly’s adventures become very…

Mini Review- Murder in the Mews

Title: Murder in the MewsAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Hercule Poirot #18 3 Stars ★★★ From Goodreads: How did a woman holding a pistol in her right hand shoot herself in the left temple? What was the link between a ghost sighting and the disappearance of top secret military plans? These are just two of the questions…

Mini Review – At Bertram’s Hotel

Title: At Bertram's HotelAuthor: Agatha Christie 4 STARS ★★★★ From Goodreads: Miss Marple is taking a holiday in London and has chosen Bertram's Hotel for its traditional decor, good service and unmistakable atmosphere of danger. However not even Miss Marple can foresee the violent chain of events that will soon occur. My Thoughts This is…

Mini Review – Ayoade on Top

Title: Ayoade on topAuthor: Richard Ayoade ★★★★★ From Goodreads: At last, the definitive book about perhaps the best cabin crew dramedy ever filmed: View From the Top starring Gwyneth Paltrow. In Ayoade on Top, Richard Ayoade, perhaps one of the most 'insubstantial' people of our age, takes us on a journey from Peckham to Paris…

Mini Review – Summer Frost

Title: Summer FrostAuthor: Blake CrouchSeries: Forward collection 4 Stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: A video game developer becomes obsessed with a willful character in her new project, in a mind-bending exploration of what it means to be human by the New York Times bestselling author of Recursion. Maxine was made to do one thing: die. Except…

Mini Review – Northern Lights

Title: Northern LightsAuthor: Philip PullmanSeries: His Dark Materials #1 ★★★★★ From Goodreads: When Lyra's friend Roger disappears, she and her dæmon, Pantalaimon, determine to find him. The ensuing quest leads them to the bleak splendour of the North, where armoured bears rule the ice and witch-queens fly through the frozen skies - and where a…

Mini Review – The Moving Finger

Title: The Moving FingerAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Ms Marple #4 ★★★★ From Goodreads: The placid village of Lymstock seems the perfect place for Jerry Burton to recuperate from his accident under the care of his sister, Joanna. But soon a series of vicious poison-pen letters destroys the village's quiet charm, eventually causing one recipient to commit…

Mini Review – Come Tumbling Down

Title: Come Tumbling downAuthor: Seanan McGuireSeries: Wayward Children #5 4 Stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: When Jack left Eleanor West's School for Wayward Children she was carrying the body of her deliciously deranged sister--whom she had recently murdered in a fit of righteous justice--back to their home on the Moors. But death in their adopted world…