Category: Review

Review: The Dark Days Club (Lady Helen #1)

Review: The Dark Days Club (Lady Helen #1)

Posted 4 February, 2017 by Rinn in Review / 4 Comments

The Dark Days Club combines two things I love to read about: a fantastical spin on a real historical period real historical figures as minor characters And it did it wonderfully! I absolutely loved the idea that behind this delicate society, where main concerns are the latest fashions, finding an appropriate husband before the spinsterly […]

Review: Fellside by M.R. Carey

Review: Fellside by M.R. Carey

Posted 16 January, 2017 by Rinn in Review / 10 Comments

Well, this was incredibly disappointing. After the absolutely astonishing book that was The Girl With All The Gifts, I expected something just as amazing from M.R. Carey the second time round. Sadly, it was not to be. I wouldn’t call this horror, not in the same way that The Girl With All The Gifts was. […]

Review: Goldenhand (Abhorsen #5) by Garth Nix

Review: Goldenhand (Abhorsen #5) by Garth Nix

Posted 29 December, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 4 Comments

And here it is at last, my long overdue review of Goldenhand by Garth Nix. I started reading this as soon as it landed on my doormat, and read it in two days – back in October. Sadly, due to my preparations for Sci-Fi Month, and the fact that sometimes I take FOREVER to get […]

Review: Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book

Review: Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book

Posted 20 September, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 8 Comments

Well this is certainly a first – I have never reviewed a colouring book before! And I’m not entirely sure how to review one… However, I don’t think you could really go wrong with this for Pratchett fans. It’s illustrated by Paul Kidby, the classic Pratchett illustrator. It features all of the favourite characters – […]

Review: After Alice by Gregory Maguire

Review: After Alice by Gregory Maguire

Posted 4 September, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 4 Comments

There is a definite trend for Alice in Wonderland related things at the moment, what with the 150th anniversary of the books publication in 2015. Since then I’ve seen countless retellings, spin-offs and books loosely inspired by the works of Lewis Carroll. Therefore, anyone writing one of these such novels has to work extra hard […]

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