Category: Review

Review: Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

Review: Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

Posted 15 July, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 6 Comments

Jane Eyre is one of my favourite books: after reading it first at school aged 16, I then re-read in 2014. This time round, without the need to analyse every little detail, I absolutely fell in love with it. Ever since then, I’ve been looking out for any Jane Eyre inspired books or retellings, which […]

Review: The Novice (Summoner #1) by Taran Matharu

Review: The Novice (Summoner #1) by Taran Matharu

Posted 19 June, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 6 Comments

Maybe I’ve just read so much fantasy that something has to be really unique to get my attention. Or maybe this book was just not that good. From the very beginning, The Novice just felt like a generic fantasy novel: the protagonist a young boy who is ‘different’ from the others in his village, with […]

Review: HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Review: HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Posted 28 April, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 4 Comments

Shortly after starting this book, I knew I’d made a huge mistake. It was going to stop me from sleeping for a while. I’m not normally too creeped out by books. Unlike films, you can alter how something might look, make it seem a lot less threatening or scary than it actually is. However, when […]

Review: The Vatican Princess by C.W. Gortner

Review: The Vatican Princess by C.W. Gortner

Posted 23 April, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 2 Comments

Oh, the Borgias. Infamous throughout history for murder, debauchery, incest, bribery, nepotism, poison, adultery and so much more. From the moment Rodrigo Borgia became Pope Alexander VI, he was already scandalous – a pope with at least four children, possibly more. My question is, how could you possibly not want to read a book about […]

Review: Holy Cow by David Duchovny

Review: Holy Cow by David Duchovny

Posted 2 April, 2016 by Rinn in Review / 4 Comments

This book was… uh, not really my kind of thing. At all. I read it in about three hours, but seven pages into it I already hated the tone and the awful jokes. So by that point, I was truly glad it was only 250 pages or so. Holy Cow follows a young cow who […]

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