The world’s favourite love story – a review of the Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

"who am I? And how, I wonder, will this story end? Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook From the book to the movie, there are very few people who do not know about this story. Everyone remembers the moment they first experienced this phenomenal tale of true love. It became a movement. Growing up, I recall girls … Continue reading The world’s favourite love story – a review of the Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

Midnight Sun

If you asked me at the beginning of this year if I was going to buy this book, my answer would have been no. It's been almost 11 years since I've read Twilight and in no way did I consider myself to be such a huge fan that after a decade I'd wind up back … Continue reading Midnight Sun

Burn

There are many great Dragon Tales out there, but few worlds that will have you jumping in with both feet. This is my very first Patrick Ness read and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you to Pan Macmillan SA Kids for gifting me a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are … Continue reading Burn

Gargantis

For me, the return trip to Eerie-on-sea was everything I hoped for and more! I didn't want it to end. I am absolutely on edge for more of Herbert Lemon and Violet Parma's adventures in this mystical small town. Thank you to Pan Macmillan SA Kids for gifting me a complimentary copy of this book. … Continue reading Gargantis

Kingdom of the Wicked

They’re just stories Nonna, Emilia said quietlyKerri Maniscalco, Kingdom of the Wicked What better way to do #spooktober than with a world where legends are true. Travel with me to Italy and let’s solve a magical murder. With nothing but magical objects and books, would you spot the killer in time? Thank you to Jimmy … Continue reading Kingdom of the Wicked

The June Boys

The Gemini Thief could be anyone. Your father, your mother, your best friend’s crazy uncle. Some country music star’s deranged sister. Anyone. Confrontational and enlightening, this story gave me chills. Forced to see a side of society we so often deny exist, the story had me thankful that my husband and brothers never had to … Continue reading The June Boys

A Trial of Sparks and Kindling

Deception, Mystery and Rebellion The sequel to A Study of Ash and Smoke was everything I hoped it would be. Following Carabelle’s journey outside of the mantle, we find our characters dealing with paranoid King, a mind blowing conspiracy to gain control of the crown, and Sera fighting for her and her loved one’s survival. … Continue reading A Trial of Sparks and Kindling

Swipe to Love review

A SWEET ROM COM TO BEAT THE WINTER BLUES This book is a genuinely sweet read that had my toes curling at the meet cutes and romance. I love the feel good vibe throughout this book with an appropriate amount of romance and no unnecessary vulgarity We all need sweet, innocent reads in our lives. … Continue reading Swipe to Love review

The Wicker Light

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MYSTERY, MURDER AND MAGIC! Fall back into the world of Augurs and Judges, in a little town called Kilshamble. A little town that has a very big secret. The sequel to Wren hunt that can be read as a standalone and is captivating. I initially thought we will be picking up where we left off … Continue reading The Wicker Light

House of Salt and Sorrow book review

A spooky tale that had me burning the midnight oil. In all fairness I did struggle initially to get into the story - but that had more to do with my mind-set than anything else. The first few chapters can be difficult to get through but they help to effectively set the creepy atmosphere for … Continue reading House of Salt and Sorrow book review