Book Review: The House by Simon Lelic

What's it about? Jack and Syd moved into their dream house a year ago. It took all of their money, but it was worth it. Until a grisly discovery in the attic leads them to rethink whether this is a dream or a nightmare. And then someone is murdered outside the back door... My thoughts... Continue Reading →

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Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

What's it about? They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. Zélie remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. When different clans ruled – Burners igniting flames, Tiders beckoning waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoning forth souls. But under the orders of a ruthless king,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Smoke Thieves by Sally Green

What's it about? A princess, a traitor, a soldier, a hunter and a thief. In Brigant, Princess Catherine prepares for a political marriage arranged by her brutal and ambitious father, while her true love, Ambrose, faces the executioner's block. In Calidor, downtrodden servant March seeks revenge on the prince who betrayed his people. In Pitoria,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore

What's it about? It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence. Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in a Radical household where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism. But she has recently married John Diner Tredevant, a property developer who has heavily invested in Bristol’s housing boom,... Continue Reading →

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