Books · British Literature · Recommendations · Reviews

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman – Book Review

About a week and a half ago, when I was struggling to find my next read, Sir Betrothed handed me Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman. The Nordic culture and history is very near and dear to Sir Betrothed as it is a part of his heritage and identity. When his favourite author wrote a book…… Continue reading Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman – Book Review

Books · British Literature · Crime Fiction

The Girl in the Ice (Detective Erika Foster #1) by Robert Bryndza – Book Review

The Girl in the Ice by Robert Bryndza is the first instalment in the Detective Erika Foster book series. It is a British crime thriller that I read on my Kindle. I originally tried to read this last year, but due to a horrid reading slump I had to DNF it. But the story always…… Continue reading The Girl in the Ice (Detective Erika Foster #1) by Robert Bryndza – Book Review

Books · Weekend Reads

Weekend Reads #12: Classical Japanese Literature & British Crime Fiction

Good morning and happy Saturday to you all! I hope that your weekends are off to a lovely start! My plans are to do a lot of reading and then spend most of the two days marathoning wrestling specials as this is Wrestlemania weekend. Due to Sir Betrothed’s passionate love affair with wrestling, these weekends…… Continue reading Weekend Reads #12: Classical Japanese Literature & British Crime Fiction

#OwnVoices · Chinese · Diverse Books · Historical Fiction · Recommendations · Reviews

The Perilous Life of Jade Yeo by Zen Cho – A Novella Review

After completing the fantastical novella, The Terracotta Bride by Zen Cho, I  immediately went in search for another to dive right into. Amazon recommended The Perilous Life of Jade Yeo to me, so I hopped on the opportunity.  Yet again, my mind was utterly blown by how magnificently this story was told. The novella follows a…… Continue reading The Perilous Life of Jade Yeo by Zen Cho – A Novella Review

Fantasy · Middle-Grade · Recommendations · Reviews · World Lit

The Black Book of Secrets by F.E. Higgins – A Book Review

The Black Book of Secrets, written by F.E. Higgins, is a British, middle-grade, dark fantasy book. Now when I say dark fantasy I don’t necessarily mean it in the traditional sense of the word. The book just so happens to be both dark and fantastical. Are the fantasy elements themselves dark? Nope, not at all.…… Continue reading The Black Book of Secrets by F.E. Higgins – A Book Review

Books · Fantasy · Horror · readathon · Science-Fiction

#SpringHorror Readathon TBR!!

I’ve had some very sucky moodiness recently, in regards to reading that is. I’ve wanted to dive into comics one second and historical fiction the next. It’s been an inconvenient hot mess! But last night, while catching up on BookTube videos, specifically a TBR video posted by Bookworm Eve, I discovered a new and interesting…… Continue reading #SpringHorror Readathon TBR!!