Category: Reviews

Touch by Natalia Jaster

Posted June 20, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Touch by Natalia Jaster

Have I mentioned lately how much I love Natalia Jaster’s writing? It’s actually hard to believe Touch was her debut novel. It contains her usual lyrical prose but is also very polished and well put together. I can usually spot an author’s debut novel (even if I am unaware it was such). There is often a certain rawness to it, especially if I read it after devouring their later works, […]

Toil & Trouble by Hannah Johnson

Posted May 31, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Toil & Trouble by Hannah Johnson

Toil & Trouble is a novella-length story featuring the same wacky group of characters from one of my all-time favourite reads Know Not Why (my review of which went up yesterday – only 6 years too late haha!) This was released a few years ago now (and believe me, I bought and read it right away!) but again, never got round to reviewing. I am so bad – honestly! Still, […]

Know Not Why by Hannah Johnson

Posted May 30, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 1 Comment
Know Not Why by Hannah Johnson

You know when you get a book that just speaks to you? You’re not even sure why but it just does? This is that book for me. Know Not Why is a charming, funny, surprisingly deep and moving story. It’s a book about sexual awakening but it is also a book about friendship. But I am getting ahead of myself here. First, a bit of background. I actually first read […]

Next Girl to Die by Dea Poirier

Posted April 26, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 1 Comment
Next Girl to Die by Dea Poirier

I am hugely fascinated by True Crime yet when it comes to reading fiction, crime is not a genre I naturally gravitate towards. I’m not sure why because when I do read crime fiction, I usually enjoy it quite a bit. The Next Girl to Die is the debut novel of author Dea Poirier and is the first in a series focusing around a detective called Claire Calderwood. my review […]

The Wicked King by Holly Black

Posted March 31, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 2 Comments
The Wicked King by Holly Black

To say I was excited for this book would be a gross understatement. All I could think about since reading The Cruel Prince in January last year was this how much I wanted to read The Wicked King. Was it worth the wait? Hell yes! my review of The Wicked King Now, I read this immediately upon its release in January but I wanted to re-read it again before posting […]