Work Like Any Other by Virginia Reeves (Book Review)

Work Like Any Other: A Novel by Virginia Reeves My rating: 3 of 5 stars What this book is about: Roscoe T Martin is and has always been interested in electricity but in rural Alabama in the 1920s in his wife’s farm where his family lives, there is not much electrical work to do. In…

Where She Went by Gayle Forman (Book Review)

Where She Went by Gayle Forman My rating: 2 of 5 stars What this book is about (If you are planning on reading If I Stay first, be warned there are spoilers ahead): It’s been three years since the horrible accident that killed Mia’s family. Adam is now a very famous rock star (his band…

The Martian by Andy Weir (Book Review)

The Martian by Andy Weir My rating: 4 of 5 stars What this book is about: Ares 3 is a mission with a crew of six sent to Mars to collect samples and perform research. When things don’t go as planned and machines fail, the crew of Ares 3 thinks that Mark Watney, on of…

The Wurms of Blearmouth by Steven Erikson (Book Review)

The Wurms of Blearmouth by Steven Erikson My rating: 4 of 5 stars What this book is about:(assuming you’ve read Blood Follows and The Lees of Laughter’s End Our favourite necromancers, Bauchelain and Korbal Broach along with their manservant, Emancipor Reese make it to the beach beneath a small village called Spendrugle, after the ship…

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah (Book Review)

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah My rating: 4 of 5 stars What this book is about: Vianne and Antoinne live with their daughter Sophie just outside of Paris in a suburban town called Carriveau. Isabelle is Vianne’s younger sister. She is only 18 and already a rebel and a force of nature. When war is…

The Assassin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke (Book Review)

The Assassin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke My rating: 2 of 5 stars What this book is about: Ananna of the Tanarau is the daughter of a captain and belongs to a famous pirate clan. Or rather was until she decided to break her family’s vows to marry Tarrin, the son of another pirate of…

Ugly by Margaret McHeyzer (Book Review)

Ugly by Margaret McHeyzer My rating: 1 of 5 stars What this book is about: In this story we follow Lily, an almost 18-year-old girl who lives with her abusive (physically and mentally) father. Her mother died some years ago and all Lily has learned from her father is how ugly, incapable, stupid and insignificant…

A Yearathon – February TBR

So this year I stumbled upon this group on Goodreads while I was looking for possible readathons that I could join and #AYearAThon was one of them. This February, the yearathon will start on the 8th and will run for a week until the 14th and the genre we are reading is New Adult/Romance novels….

New Book Releases (February 2016)

February is here and it brought (or will shortly bring) us new books. Let’s check some of them out! Fiction The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel ¬†First of all, I really like this playful, colourful cover; it looks very pretty! Yann Martel is the guy who wrote Life of Pi (which is also…

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout (Book Review)

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout My rating: 3 of 5 stars Lucy Barton has had very challenging relationships with her parents since she was very young. They grew up in poverty and Lucy was always trying to get her mother’s approval and love. Now, she remembers the time she spent in a…