Book Review: The Silver Mark – Sarah Painter ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Book two in Painter’s Crow Investigations series sees Lydia Crow picking up where we left off at the end of The Night Raven. Living above her uncle’s cafe in London, Lydia is desperately trying to forge her own path with her fledgling private investigations firm. Largely spying on cheating spouses it isn’t exactly the kind…

Book Review: Tell the Wind and Fire – Sarah Rees Brennan **

UK Publishing Date: 5 Apr 2016. 368 pages. Over the last couple of years there has been a resurgence of classic books being rewritten in a modern or futuristic setting. Tell the Wind and Fire doesn’t hide where it gets its inspiration from as it opens with: “It was the best of times until it…

Book Review: Carry On – Rainbow Rowell **

UK Publishing Date: 25 Feb 2016. 528 pages. Did I love this or hate it? I’m still not entirely sure. In Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl the main character is a girl called Cath who writes fan fiction. Specifically Harry Potter fan fiction featuring an orphan wizard called Simon and a vampire called Baz who go to…

Book Review: The Haunting (Red Eye) – Alex Bell ****

UK Publishing Date: 11 Feb 2016. 352 pages. I’ve just closed the cover on my kindle and I’m glad that I’m in the middle of a train full of people. It’s warm and noisy and having just finished The Haunting it is exactly what is needed. I really enjoyed Alex Bell’s Frozen Charlotte when I…