The Hobbit or There and Back Again: Book Review

Summary Genre: Classic Fantasy Themes: Adventure, Mythical, Magic, Middle-Earth and Dwarfs Author: J. R. R. Tolkien Rating: 5 Stars Length: 366 Pages Review The Hobbit or There and Back Again is the first book Tolkien wrote in the Middle Earth Universe Series and it’s a prequel to the Lord of the Rings books. It was…… Continue reading The Hobbit or There and Back Again: Book Review

The King’s Curse: Book Review

Summary Genre: Historical Fiction Themes: Royalty, family, love, curses and ambition Author: Philippa Gregory Rating: 5 Stars Length: 592 Pages Review The King’s Curse is the seventh novel in Gregory’s series The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels. In was published in August 2014 by Simon & Schuster Ltd and was nominated for the GoodReads Choice Award…… Continue reading The King’s Curse: Book Review

To Kill A Kingdom: Book Review

Summary Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Themes: Retelling, romance, mermaids, sirens and love Author: Alexandra Christo Rating: 5 Stars Length: 344 Pages Review Christo’s debut novel, To Kill A Kingdom, is a young adult fantasy retelling of The Little Mermaid. It was published in March 2018 by Fiewei & Friends and was a nominee for the…… Continue reading To Kill A Kingdom: Book Review

April Wrap Up

This month wasn’t overly great for reading: I only finished four books compared to the eight I read in March. I’m putting this down to the fact I’m currently reading Hamilton, which is insanely long. I’m hoping to finish it in March but I’m not even halfway through yet. Out of the three books that…… Continue reading April Wrap Up

April Book Haul

My reading more books than hauling ended this month: I read three but hauled five. Only two of these books were actually bought by me though so I bought fewer books than I read (not quite as good as last month when I didn’t spend a penny!). One of the books I won on Readers…… Continue reading April Book Haul

Three Gold Coins: Book Review

Summary Genre: Contemporary Fiction Themes: Mental Health, Romance, Italy, Relationships, Abuse and Family Author: Josephine Moon Rating: 5 Stars Length: 388 Pages Review I was lucky enough to win Moon’s novel Three Gold Coins in a giveaway on ReadersFirsts quite a while ago and it’s taken me quite a while to get to it. I…… Continue reading Three Gold Coins: Book Review

The Constant Princess: Book Review

Summary Genre: Historical Fiction Themes: Royalty, Love, Hardship, Romance and Tudors Author: Philippa Gregory Rating: 5 Stars Length: 390 pages Review The Constant Princess is the sixth instalment in Gregory’s fantastic series: The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels. Each book in the series focuses on a different famous woman, who was central to history during either…… Continue reading The Constant Princess: Book Review