Laura Purcell, My Author of 2020: Three Non-Spoiler Reviews in One

Laura Purcell has always been an author I’ve wanted to try as her titles have consistently popped out to me from bookshop shelves, BookTube videos and Instagram images alike. She’s always been recommended to me as soon as anyone finds out my reading taste for Gothic, medically/anatomically macabre, suspense and intriguing twists. Her books areContinue reading “Laura Purcell, My Author of 2020: Three Non-Spoiler Reviews in One”

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The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Non-Spoiler Review

As I imagine many of us were, I was introduced to Richard Osman through Pointless alongside Alexander Armstrong, who I was already a fan of thanks to his musical and theatrical connections. Since then he’s an easily recognisable, partly due to his height, source of wit, knowledge and trivia to fuel hundreds of game nights.Continue reading “The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Non-Spoiler Review”

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Non-Spoiler Review

2020 has been a turbulent year. However, it has remained consistent in both the onslaught of new releases and the anticipated nature of those releases. However, if I had to pick just one highly anticipated release for 2020 it would have to be Stuart Turton’s The Devil and the Dark Water as I adored TheContinue reading “The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Non-Spoiler Review”

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton: First Impressions (100 Pages)

Book lovers will know the unrivalled anticipation of counting the days to the publication date of your most anticipated read of the year. Well, there is no better feeling than being blessed by Waterstones to receive your pre-order a couple of days early. I received my pre-order of Stuart Turton’s The Devil and the DarkContinue reading “The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton: First Impressions (100 Pages)”

People of Abandoned Character by Clare Whitfield:⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Non-Spoiler Review

As soon as I read the synopsis for Clare Whitfield’s debut novel, People of Abandoned Character, following Daniel Bassett’s Instagram review (@Dantheman1504) I just had to read it. Like many, I am fascinated by the Jack the Ripper case focusing on the unsolved 1888 murders of five women in Whitechapel, London. The very concept ofContinue reading “People of Abandoned Character by Clare Whitfield:⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Non-Spoiler Review”