The Wise Man's Fear is the second novel in the Kingkiller Chronicles following the much acclaimed The Name of the Wind. I recently reread it as I FINALLY purchased my own copy of the book (rather than continuing to steal my mothers). I'll keep my review general to the series, no spoilers I promise! This … Continue reading The Wise Man’s Fear – Patrick Rothfuss
The Goldfinch. Much acclaimed. Varying opinions. Finally my opportunity to read it myself and after loving The Secret History I was ready to delve into Tartt's writing once again. The Goldfinch tells the story of Theo, who when caught up in a terrorist attack at a museum, dazed and confused, takes the titular famous painting … Continue reading The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt
This is a book that has been suggested to me multiple times since I joined bookstagram. How could I not (finally) get on board? I do have a weakness for WWII historical fictions as you may have picked up by now. This story follows Tatiana and Alexander, who meet on the day war is declared … Continue reading The Bronze Horseman – Paullina Simons
There is nothing like reading an old book, it's pages yellowed with age. Spine cracked from hours of pages perused. Don't get me wrong I love the feel of a pristine book all shiny and new and full of promise. But there is something about old books that makes my soul happy. Wandering the … Continue reading Old books.
Considering I watched the movie and read the book within a 48 hour period I thought I would review them both together. For those of you living under a rock that haven't either read, watched or at least heard of Me Before You it follows the heartbreaking yet incredibly beautiful story of Lou and Will. … Continue reading Me Before You: Book & Movie Review
Ghostwritten is David Mitchell's first novel, paving the way for his future stories. Several of which I am already familiar with, the rest of which are on my TBR list at some point. I fell in love with his writing style in Cloud Atlas and this book follows in a similar format. How is a … Continue reading Ghostwritten – David Mitchell
After recently reading A Darker Shade of Magic me and my reading buddy, Lauren, were so impressed we had to get the next in the series. I am so glad to say it not only lived up to expectations, it surpassed them. A Gathering of Shadows picks up four months on from the conclusion of … Continue reading A Gathering Of Shadows – V. E. Schwab