Book Review: The Guest List by Lucy Foley

The Blurb: “The bride ‧ The plus one ‧ The best man ‧ The wedding planner ‧ The bridesmaid ‧ The body  On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride: smart andContinue reading “Book Review: The Guest List by Lucy Foley”

Book Review: The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

Blurb: “Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo–until the unthinkable happens. When all they care for is destroyed by war, they are forced to escape. But what Afra has seen is so terrible she has goneContinue reading “Book Review: The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri”

Book Review: 20 Travel Tales in 200 Words by D. Marino & J. Malley

Blurb: “20 Travel Tales in 200 Words, is a collection of true short stories of misadventure, humour and heart, while travelling the world. The authours have had a number of awkward, challenging and astounding experiences over the years. These tales (all told in exactly 200 words) will (hopefully) make you laugh, smile and see travelContinue reading “Book Review: 20 Travel Tales in 200 Words by D. Marino & J. Malley”

My Best Books of January 2021

Out of the 6 books I read in January these are my top choices in a brief summary! There are only two that I considered incredible, although I enjoyed every book that I read this month so far. So let’s get into it! The Beekeeper of Aleppo – Christy Lefteri “Nuri is a beekeeper; hisContinue reading “My Best Books of January 2021”

Book Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

Blurb: “Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago. All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth. He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently trapped by a libel conviction, to investigate. He is aided by the pierced and tattooed punk prodigy Lisbeth Salander.Continue reading “Book Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson”

Book Review: The Foundling by Stacey Halls

Blurb: “Six years after leaving her illegitimate daughter Clara at London’s Foundling Hospital, Bess Bright returns to reclaim the child she has never known. Dreading the worst – that Clara has died in care – the last thing she expects to hear is that her daughter has already been reclaimed – by her. Her lifeContinue reading “Book Review: The Foundling by Stacey Halls”

Book Review: One Day by David Nicholls

Blurb: “15th July 1988: Emma and Dexter meet for the first time on the night of their graduation. Tomorrow they must go their separate ways. So where will they be on this one day next year? And the year after that? And every year that follows?” Page Count: 435 Goodreads Rating: 3.80/5 Genre: Romance MyContinue reading “Book Review: One Day by David Nicholls”

Book Review: Dark Matter – Blake Crouch

Jason Dessen is walking home through the chilly Chicago streets one night, looking forward to a quiet evening in front of the fireplace with his wife, Daniela, and their son, Charlie—when his reality shatters. It starts with a man in a mask kidnapping him at gunpoint, for reasons Jason can’t begin to fathom—what would anyoneContinue reading “Book Review: Dark Matter – Blake Crouch”

Book Review: Cress – Marissa Meyer (Book 3, The Lunar Chronicles)

We are up to book number 3! *Spoilers ahead*. “HER SATELLITE MADE ONE FULL ORBIT AROUND PLANET EARTH every sixteen hours. It was a prison that came with an endlessly breathtaking view— vast blue oceans and swirling clouds and sunrises that set half the world on fire.” Yet another amazing book from Marissa Meyer inContinue reading “Book Review: Cress – Marissa Meyer (Book 3, The Lunar Chronicles)”

Book Review: Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, Book #2) – Marissa Meyers

JUST WHEN YOU THINK IT CAN’T GET ANY BETTER. IT DONE DID. *possible spoilers ahead ahoy* “She did not know that the wolf was a wicked sort of animal, and she was not afraid of him” This entire series has just blown my mind and I am midway through the third book, Cress, now. ScarletContinue reading “Book Review: Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, Book #2) – Marissa Meyers”