Book Review: The Rake Mistake by Erica Ridley

Publisher: WebMotionFormat: ebookRelease Date: June 4th, 2021Genre: Historical – Regency – HumourGoodreads I really enjoyed this one. I picked it up purely because I was looking for something relatively short to tide me over from one year to the next, before I could start on my reading challenges. This is a prequel, but it’s bookContinue reading “Book Review: The Rake Mistake by Erica Ridley”

Blogmas Day 27 – Top Ten Tuesday: 2022 Releases I Wish I’d Read

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. So the actual Top Ten Tuesday for this week isContinue reading “Blogmas Day 27 – Top Ten Tuesday: 2022 Releases I Wish I’d Read”

Audiobook Review: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

Narrated by: Daisy DonovanPublisher: Tinder PressFormat: AudiobookRelease Date: March 31st, 2020 Rating: 4/5 Stars This is definitely an interesting book, but as I listened to the Audible version I think there were quite a few things I missed, but I’ll touch on that later. Really, what ideally would happen is eventually I’d pick up aContinue reading “Audiobook Review: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell”

Book Review: Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Publisher: PhoenixFormat: ebookRelease Date: May 12th, 2022Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars There are some books you read and know, instantly, it’s going to stay with you for a long time to come. That is definitely true of Take My Hand, the story of Civil Townsend, a nurse in Montgomery, Alabama, and two of her patients, whoContinue reading “Book Review: Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez”

Book Review: Theatre of Marvels by Lianne Dillsworth

Publisher: Random House UK – CornerstoneFormat: ebookRelease Date: April 14th, 2022Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars When Zillah steps on stage at Crillick’s Variety Theatre, she steps into the persona of The Great Amazonia, an exotic wonder who certainly draws in the crowds. But Zillah must hide herself, and outside the theatre, she has to hide Amazonia,Continue reading “Book Review: Theatre of Marvels by Lianne Dillsworth”

What I’m Watching: Pose

Yep, another instance of being among the last to catch onto something. Not long ago I talked here about It’s a Sin, which reflects life for the LGBT+ community at the end of the 80s in London. When I mentioned watching it, someone suggested I check out Pose. So I did, originally on Netflix, thenContinue reading “What I’m Watching: Pose”

Book Review: Regency Buck by Georgette Heyer

Publisher: CornerstoneFormat: DigitalRelease Date: March 31st, 2011 Rating: 5/5 Stars This was, in a good way, a little different to how I expected. I haven’t read much Regency Romance, but I do want to read more, and Regency Buck sounded like a good place to start. And I am really glad I did! From thisContinue reading “Book Review: Regency Buck by Georgette Heyer”

Book Review: Rebel Rose by Emma Theriault

Publisher: AutumnFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: November 26th, 2020 Rating: 3/5 Stars I was so excited for this series, especially as I’ve pretty consistently adored the Twisted Tales series of books. The Queen’s Council is a new series of Disney books, exploring what happens to the princesses we know and love when they step up into theirContinue reading “Book Review: Rebel Rose by Emma Theriault”

Book Review: Kingscastle by Sophia Holloway

Publisher: Allison & BusbyFormat: MOBIRelease Date: November 18th, 2021 Rating: 3/5 Stars I received this book from publisher Allison & Busby via NetGalley – views remain my own. I really, really wanted to like this more than I did. I’ve been picking up more and more Romance recently, and largely really enjoying them. I justContinue reading “Book Review: Kingscastle by Sophia Holloway”

Spotlight: The Chronicles of Iona: Exile – Paula de Fougerolles

Today I’m on another blog tour with a spotlight for The Chronicles of Iona: Exile, by Paula de Fougerolles! So read on for more information about the book and the author, and to see what others are saying about this book. Blurb The Chronicles of Iona: Exile tells the story of the Irish monk and ScottishContinue reading “Spotlight: The Chronicles of Iona: Exile – Paula de Fougerolles”