I can't tell you how much I love Jess Kidd's books. Last year I've read The Hoarder and I was instantly shot in the heart (by the love arrow!) Jess Kidd is immensely talented. She seeks the magic in the world. An otherworldly movement in the leaves, some distant footsteps when you think you're alone … Continue reading A book with a beating heart: Things in Jars by Jess Kidd
There are books that take you away from your reality, cutting your ties with daily hassles and absorb you in. Have you recently read one like that? #OnceUponARiver by Diane Setterfield definitely fits that category. It's filled with magical realism- but surprisingly some science too- lots of interesting characters, a Negro farmer with a golden heart, … Continue reading Once Upon a Time, there was a river
Today is my turn on the fabulous Winter of the Witch's UK blog tour and I am very excited. Winternight trilogy started with The Bear and the Nightingale and introduced us one of the most kick-ass female protagonists of YA fiction: Vasya. When we met her in Bear and the Nightingale she was a child-girl, … Continue reading Winter of the Witch: The final book of Winternight Trilogy and GIVEAWAY!
Poison Bed by E.C. Fremantle Poison Bed has one of the most gorgeous and promising covers I have seen this year and when I saw it in NetGalley I couldn't help but request it. I have started reading it not knowing anything about the slice of history it's set in; and was immediately confused. … Continue reading Mini Reviews Monday
The Pisces is a funny, dark and clever novel from Melissa Broder. If you're not shy of reading sexual descriptions or disliking the characters in a novel -or more like not finding one single character to like in it- then you should read The Pisces as it is a glorious satire of the modern concept … Continue reading The Plight of the available woman and the unavailable man : The Pisces by Melissa Broder
How many times can one person die? And how many days it will take to solve the murder? I don't know if you will love this book, or not but I can promise you one thing: you've never read anything like this before! The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton is a superbly original … Continue reading The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle : How many times can Evelyn die?
The longer you live, the more you realise that nothing is fixed. Everyone will become a refugee if they live long enough. Everyone would realise their nationality means little in the long run. Everyone would see their worldviews challenged and disproved. Everyone would realise that the thing that defines a human being is being a … Continue reading Time could stop, feelings won’t : How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
I read Bear and the Nightingale last year and loved it. So when I saw the sequel, Girl in the Tower in NetGalley I know I had to request it. Thanks to Penguin Random house and NetGalley for providing me a copy in exchange for an honest review. This is a FEMINIST fairy tale. I bow … Continue reading A fairy tale for Rebel Girls : The Girl in the Tower