Fantasy · fiction · Loved-it · Steampunk · Women's

Rogue mages, steampunk spells and secrecy – Brother’s Ruin by Emma Newman What looks like a beginning to a truly captivating series

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★✬  4.5 stars This review has been due for a while, I’m sorry, Emma Newman! (haha…) But here we go. Brother’s Ruin was a book I’d been waiting to read like no tomorrow! I was sadly denied an advance copy, so I had to ultimately wait for the release… Continue reading Rogue mages, steampunk spells and secrecy – Brother’s Ruin by Emma Newman What looks like a beginning to a truly captivating series

Interviews · Loved-it · Non-fiction · Women's

The Radium Girls: Interview with Kate Moore

So we are finally here today with the long-awaited interview with Kate Moore, author of The Radium Girls. As Kate takes off on her tour of the US with her book (which I urge you not to miss), we will be reading about the whys and hows of this book coming to life. Are you excited??!… Continue reading The Radium Girls: Interview with Kate Moore

Illness · Loved-it · NetGalley · Non-fiction · Women's

Why were they called The Girls With Radioactive Bones? The Radium Girls, by Kate Moore

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★★  5 stars They were called The Girls With Radioactive Bones. There were newspaper headlines such as ‘Living Dead’ Win In Court’ about them. And all that – almost a hundred years ago. I’m going to tell you a very painful, sad, but strong story of fighting… Continue reading Why were they called The Girls With Radioactive Bones? The Radium Girls, by Kate Moore

Dystopian · fiction · Loved-it

When being over 6 feet under is safer than out. Wool, Hugh Howey One of the best dystopian books I've read in a while

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★★  5 stars So. How does one start a review for a book as big as this one..? Wool by Hugh Howey feels like the best book I’ve had in my hands this year. I know it’s only April. But I don’t feel like I’ll read another one like… Continue reading When being over 6 feet under is safer than out. Wool, Hugh Howey One of the best dystopian books I've read in a while

Diversity · fiction · Loved-it

Things I Should Have Known by Claire LaZebnik A wonderful #diverse book about siblings, trust and friendship

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★✮  4.5 stars If you read my blog, you probably know that I choose YA books quite rarely. I mean, the premise has to be pretty special for me to do it. But this one just had it. And I wasn’t wrong. How can I sum this… Continue reading Things I Should Have Known by Claire LaZebnik A wonderful #diverse book about siblings, trust and friendship

fiction · Loved-it · NetGalley · Other-cultures · Women's

A Gripping Story About Mothers and Daughters, Adoption And… Tea? The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

Check out on Goodreads Get at Book Depository ★★★★★  5 stars The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane sounds like just another pretty name, when you first spot it. It brings promise, as does the author’s well-known name, Lisa See. A promise of secrets, twilight and fantastic cultures it might take you too. I’m going to tell… Continue reading A Gripping Story About Mothers and Daughters, Adoption And… Tea? The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

Fantasy · fiction · Loved-it · Urban fantasy

Envy of Angels – Sin du Jour #1 A slow start to a really good series

Goodreads average 3.87 ★★★★✮  4.5 stars I’m sure you’ve heard about this one. It’s another fun, ass-kicking and quite inventive Urban Fantasy series, right along the lines of Rivers of London and the like. Except this time, we’re talking catering. And not just any kind of catering. I found out about this series from Tammy’s blog. I… Continue reading Envy of Angels – Sin du Jour #1 A slow start to a really good series

fiction · Loved-it · Women's

Faithful by Alice Hoffman Or my magical read of New Year's Night

Hi everyone, today I’m finally going to review Faithful by Alice Hoffman. Originally, this was the first book I read this year. But I was having one of those “book too good to write review” things again. And now I’ve reviewed Throwing My Life Away, but still haven’t reviewed Faithful. Tut tut, Evelina. Actually, this… Continue reading Faithful by Alice Hoffman Or my magical read of New Year's Night

fiction · Loved-it

Throwing My Life Away by Liz Czukas Or how I found out #nostalgia is a thing and I'm a total #softie

So it’s time for me to own up to the fact that I like fun books. Girly books. Highschool nostalgia books. CHICK BOOKS. Cause I’ve been waaaaay too intellectual to read any fun stuff. It was all a no-no, cause I mean, you’ve got to read all the tough stuff so everyone knows you sleep… Continue reading Throwing My Life Away by Liz Czukas Or how I found out #nostalgia is a thing and I'm a total #softie

fiction · Indie · Loved-it

50 000 reasons to read Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft ...I don't literally have 50 000, but that's the equivalent sum of their weight

So I’ve just finished this very awesome read that I am dying to put into a review. Like RIGHT NOW. NAO. I liked it so much I literally found the author’s website, clicked “email” and wrote a message basically along the lines of PLEASE KEEP WRITING FOR THE LOVE OF GOD DON’T STOP. You guys should… Continue reading 50 000 reasons to read Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft …I don't literally have 50 000, but that's the equivalent sum of their weight