Tag: book review

Review: Only Love Can Break Your Heart by Katherine Webber

Read my (LONG overdue) review of Katherine Webber’s Only Love Can Break Your Heart: a beautiful coming of age story about falling apart and putting yourself together again.

Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha – book 1)

Shadow and Bone, by Leigh Bardugo Pages: 352 Published: 5 June 2012 ⭐️ 4 / 5 This book (and the entire series actually) has been on my shelf and my TBR for a long time. I bought all 3 books in the series several years ago and they’ve been sat on my bookshelf ever since.

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Review: Legendary by Stephanie Garber

Legendary, by Stephanie Garber Pages: 432 Published: 29th May 2018 ⭐️ 3 / 5 Welcome, welcome! To the second installment of Caraval (if you know, you know). Those of you who read my last review will know I was left very underwhelmed and hoping that the series greatly improved. My main gripe was that the

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Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Caraval, by Stephanie Garber Pages: 416 Published: 31 January 2017 ⭐️ 2.5 / 5 (TW – This book contains themes of abuse and rape) This debut YA fantasy oozes magic and potential. The plot grips from the beginning, with its setting of a magical fantasy island and two sisters who immediately seem to have each

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Review: Song of Sorrow by Melinda Salisbury (Sorrow #2)

Title: Song of Sorrow Author: Melinda Salisbury Pages: 370 Published: 7th March 2019 ⭐️ 5 / 5 Anyone who has spoken to me over the last year will know just how much I loved State of Sorrow. It was easily my favourite book of 2018 so the sequel, and conclusion to the duopoly, Song of

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Review: The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon (The Bone Season #2)

Title: The Mime Order Author: Samantha Shannon Pages:  528 Published: 27th January 2015 ⭐️ 5 / 5 N.B This review is taken from my previous blog Theatre and Movies and Books, Oh My, which was deactivated in 2016. The Mime Order is the long awaited sequel to Samantha Shannon’s The Bone Season, and my most anticipated read of this year. I have really been

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Review: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon (The Bone Season #1)

Title: The Bone Season Author: Samantha Shannon Pages: 480 Published: 20th August 2013 ⭐️ 5 / 5 N.B This review is taken from my previous blog Theatre and Movies and Books, Oh My, which was deactivated in 2016. The Bone Season follows nineteen year old Paige living in a future dystopian London controlled by an oppressive, authoritarian government called Scion. Kidnapped and ripped from

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Review: State of Sorrow by Melinda Salisbury (Sorrow #1)

Title: State of Sorrow Author: Melinda Salisbury Pages: 452 Published: 1st March 2018 ⭐️ 5 / 5 This was my favourite book of 2018, but it has taken until my re-read this week to finally write a review!