Halfway through Jaeth’s Eye and I was convinced this book wasn’t for me. I was confused, frustrated and starting to give up. 60% in and I found it hard to put down. So yes, it took me over half way to actually start enjoying the book, but in this case that’s not such a bad…… Continue reading Jaeth’s Eye by K.S. Villoso BOOK REVIEW
I decided to go into this book without knowing an awful lot, which in this case I believe to have been the best way. All the way up until its release I had been seeing glowing reviews for Arden’s debut, so the instant I could get a hold of it, I did. And what happened?…… Continue reading The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden BOOK REVIEW
Well done Bancroft, your wonder of a novel earned itself the top spot in my favourite books I’ve read this year. Senlin Ascends deserves to be on bookshelves everywhere. “Newcomers may expect the ringdoms of the Tower to be like the layers of a cake where each layer is much like the last. But this…… Continue reading Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft BOOK REVIEW
“The Opera ghost really existed. He was not, as was long believed, a creature of the imagination of the artists, the superstition of the managers, or a product of the absurd and impressionable brains of the young ladies of the ballet, their mothers, the box-keepers, the cloak-room attendants or the concierge. Yes, he existed in…… Continue reading The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux BOOK REVIEW
This is a spoiler free review, which I’m going to find a little tricky considering I just want to gush about how delightful this book was.