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…

ARC Review – One Foot in the Fade

Title: One Foot in the FadeAuthor: Luke ArnoldSeries: The Fetch Philips ArchivesRelease Date: 28/4/22E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 51(see below for breakdown) 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Orbit Books ,via Netgalley, and Audiobook from Hachette Audio in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: In a city that…

Blog Tour – The Carnival of Ash

Title: The Author:Release Date: 15/3/22E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 57(see below for breakdown) 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free ARC copy from Rebellion in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. I was then invited on the blog tour by The Write Reads From Goodreads: An extravagant, lyrical fantasy about a city of poets…

Review – The Bone Shard Emperor

Title: The Bone Shard EmperorAuthor: Andrea StewartSeries: The Drowning Empire #2Release Date: Paperback - 21/4/22E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 51(see below for breakdown) 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Orbit ,via Netgalley and Audiobook copy via Hachette Audio in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: The Emperor is…

Graphic Novel Review – Heartstopper Vol 4

Title: Heartstopper Vol 4Author / Illustrator: Alice OsemanSeries: Heartstopper 5 stars ★★★★★ My Reviews for Heartstopper Volume 3 From Goodreads: harlie didn't think Nick could ever like him back, but now they're officially boyfriends. Charlie's beginning to feel ready to say those three little words: I love you. Nick's been feeling the same, but he's…

Short Stories Snippet Reviews – Chronicles of St Mary’s

I have recently been catching up with The Chronicles of St Mary's series in anticipation for the release of Book 13. This also meant catching up with the generous number of short stories Jodi Taylor releases in between books. It has become somewhat of a tradition for me to pre-order the Christmas story and to…

Blog Tour – A Catalogue of Catastrophe

Title: A Catalogue of CatastropheAuthor: Jodi TaylorSeries: Chronicles of St Mary's #13Release Date: 14/4/2022 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free copy from , in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: When all is lost. When everything is ending. When there's no hope. When you can't win. That's when…

Mini-Review – Another Time, Another Place

Title: Another Time, Another PlaceAuthor: Jodi TaylorSeries: Chronicles of St Mary's #12 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: It's long been known that if a thing can go wrong, it will. With knobs on, usually. Disasters start to pile up. A new colleague with no respect for the past and a great deal to prove. Historians…

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…