Review – The IT Girl

Title: The IT GirlAuthor: Ruth Ware 3.5 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: April Coutts-Cliveden was the first person Hannah Jones met at Oxford. Vivacious, bright, occasionally vicious, and the ultimate It girl, she quickly pulled Hannah into her dazzling orbit. Together, they developed a group of devoted and inseparable friends—Will, Hugh, Ryan, and Emily—during their first…

Reading My Lowest Rated TBR – The Island

A wee while back I did a Friday five where I listed the 5 lowest rated books, according to Goodreads, on my TBR shelves. I contemplated doing a little blog project where I read them and let you know what I thought of them all. I have completed the first book of that list. Title:…

Book Review – The Thief

Title: The ThiefAuthor: Megan Whalen TurnerSeries: The Queen's ThiefE.S.C.A.P.E Score: 45(see below for breakdown) 4.5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Hodder & Stoughton ,via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: The king’s scholar, the magus, believes he knows the site of an ancient…

Audiobook Review – Her Majesty’s Royal Coven

Title: Her Majesty's Royal CovenAuthor: Juno Dawson Narrator: Nicola CoughlanSeries: Her Majesty's Royal Coven #1Release Date: 21/7/22E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 57(see below for breakdown) stars ★★★★★ I received a free audioARC copy from , HarperCollins UK Audio via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: If you look hard enough…

ARC Review – Hotel Magnifique

Title: Hotel MagnifiqueAuthor: Emily J. TaylorRelease Date: 5/5/22E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 43(see below for breakdown) stars ★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Pushkin Press ,via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: For fans of Caraval and The Night Circus, this decadent and darkly enchanting YA fantasy, set…

Audiobook Review – Demon

Title: DemonAuthor: Matt Wesolowski Narrator: Full CastSeries: Six Stories #6 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: Scott King’s podcast investigates the 1995 cold case of a demon possession in a rural Yorkshire village, where a 12-year-old boy was murdered in cold blood by two children. Book six in the chilling, award-winning Six Stories series. In 1995,…

Review – The Hunting Party

Title: The Hunting Party Author: Lucy FoleyE.S.C.A.P.E Score: 45(see below for breakdown) 4.5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: All of them are friends. One of them is a killer. During the languid days of the Christmas break, a group of thirtysomething friends from Oxford meet to welcome in the New Year together, a tradition they began…

Book Review – Night Raven

Title: The Night RavenAuthor: Sarah PainterSeries: Crow Investigates #1E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 46(see below for breakdown) 4 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: Lydia has always known she has no power, especially next to her infamous and more-than-slightly dodgy family. Which is why she carved her own life as a private investigator far away from London. When a professional…

ARC Review – The Tick and the Tock of the Crocodile clock

Title: The Tick and the Tock of the Crocodile ClockAuthor: Kenny BoyleRelease Date: 3/5/22E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 51(see below for breakdown) 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free copy from the Author in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: An aspiring writer from the Southside of Glasgow, Wendy is in a…