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”

The Inheritance by Anne Allen:⭐️⭐️⭐️Non-Spoiler Review

If your book features Victor Hugo, Les Misérables, and the history of his writing I’m going to read it. That is a fact of life. As soon as I read the description for Anne Allen’s latest Guernsey novel, I was so excited to see my favourite author feature so heavily in the plot. I can’tContinue reading “The Inheritance by Anne Allen:⭐️⭐️⭐️Non-Spoiler Review”

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Non-Spoiler Review

Before I can say anything about the content of this book, just look at how gorgeous it is! I know the old saying, “never judge a book by its cover”, but I have been making a conscious effort to be more aware of book design this year and this is the perfect example of howContinue reading “Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Non-Spoiler Review”