ARC Review – Secrets of the Starcrossed

Title: Secrets of the StarcrossedAuthor: Clara O'ConnerSeries: The Once and Future QueenRelease Date: 21/1/21E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 18(see below for breakdown) stars ★★ I received a free eARC copy from , via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: In a world where the Roman Empire never fell, two starcrossed…

Mini Review – A Study in Scarlet

Title: A Study in ScarlettAuthor: Sir Arthur Conan DoyleSeries: Sherlock Holmes #1 3.5 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: When Dr John Watson takes rooms in Baker Street with amateur detective Sherlock Holmes, he has no idea that he is about to enter a shadowy world of criminality and violence. Accompanying Holmes to an ill-omened house in…

Review – And the Rest is History

Title: And The Rest is HistoryAuthor: Jodi TaylorSeries: Chronicles of St Mary's #8E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 53(see below for breakdown) 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: No one knows quite how, but Max and her baby are safe at last. No one knows quite how, but Peterson has persuaded Dr Foster to marry him. No one knows quite…

Friday Five – Five most anticipated Q1 2021

This week I have decided to chat about five books that are coming out in quarter 1 of 2021 that I can't wait to get my hands on! Jan 2021 Across the Green Grass FeildsSeanan McGuire Wayward Children #6 Release 13/1/2021 Ok this has technically been released but in typical fashion of Seanan McGuires books…

Audio ARC Review – Devil and the Dark Water

Title: The Devil and The Dark WaterAuthor: Stuart TurtonNarrator: Julian Rhind-TuttRelease Date: 1/10/20 E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 42(see below for breakdown) 4 stars ★★★★ I received a free audioARC copy from Bloomsbury UK Audio , via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: A murder on the high seas. A…

Mini Review – Men At Arms

Title: Men at ArmsAuthor: Terry PratchettSeries: City Watch #2 DiscWorld #15 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: 'Be a MAN in the City Watch! The City Watch needs MEN!' But what it's got includes Corporal Carrot (technically a dwarf), Lance-constable Cuddy (really a dwarf), Lance-constable Detritus (a troll), Lance-constable Angua (a woman ... most of the…

December 2020 Reading Wrap up

WRAP-UP STATS BOOKS: 20 PAGES: 4,919 (Page count includes Audiobook page numbers) RATINGS: 5 STARS: 74.5 STARS: 04 STARS: 93.5 STARS: 33 STARS: 1 Book of the Month Amari and the Night BrothersB.B Aeston Amari and the Night Brothers Book #1ARC/ The Write Reads Ultimate Blog TourRelease date 21/1/2021 ★★★★★ My Review can be found…

ARC Review – The House at the Edge of Magic

Title: The House at the Edge of MagicAuthor: Amy SparkesRelease Date: 7/1/2021 4 stars ★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Walker Books , via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: Nine is an orphan pickpocket determined to escape her life in the Nest of a…

Mini Review – The Winterling

Title: WinterlingAuthor: Sarah PrincasSeries: Winterling #1 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: “We live here, my girl, because it is close to the Way, and echoes of its magic are felt in our world. The Way is a path leading to another place, where the people are governed by different rules. Magic runs through them and…