Adventure, Fantasy

The Shadow of the Gods (Bloodsworn Saga #1) by

I have not read another book by this author before, but the cover and the fact that it is the first in a series had me interested in giving it a shot.I must say that it was tough going initially. I should have expected the gore given the Viking theme and the name of the… Continue reading The Shadow of the Gods (Bloodsworn Saga #1) by

Chick lit

Laura Lake and the Hipster Weddings (Laura Lake #1) Wendy Holden

This is another book I picked up at the library when I was in a hurry. I liked the look of the book and brought it home. It was not a book that I enjoyed particularly.The book has its moments, and the writing was quite good, which is why I expected more from it. I… Continue reading Laura Lake and the Hipster Weddings (Laura Lake #1) Wendy Holden

Mystery

A Three Dog Problem: The Queen investigates a murder at Buckingham Palace (Her Majesty the Queen Investigates #2) S.J. Bennett

I picked this up quite recently in the library because it looked so new and shiny. I had noticed the review of this and the previous one in the series before on the blogosphere but did not really register anything about it. Since mine was a short visit, I decided to make up my mind… Continue reading A Three Dog Problem: The Queen investigates a murder at Buckingham Palace (Her Majesty the Queen Investigates #2) S.J. Bennett

Fantasy, Mystery

The Case of the Dragon-Bone Engine (The Royal Investigative Service Book 1) by Galadriel Coffeen

I very rarely take a chance of a bok like this. A fantasy from an author I have not heard of earlier. I do not know what the reason for my deciding to read this was, but I am glad I did. Not all such risks pan out, but I really enjoyed this book. It… Continue reading The Case of the Dragon-Bone Engine (The Royal Investigative Service Book 1) by Galadriel Coffeen

Humour, Non Fiction

Wake Me Up When It’s All Over… by Kate Moore

I read and reviewed the previous collection here I read and enjoyed the previous such collection and thought I could give this a shot as well. Unlike Letters to the editor in any other year, the last couple has made it easier for them to be relatable despite the country to which you belong and/or… Continue reading Wake Me Up When It’s All Over… by Kate Moore

Non Fiction

Urban Botanics by Emma Sibley, Maaike Koster (Illustrations)

Since August 2020 has been the longest I have stayed in one place, under one roof for such an extended time (in the last decade), I finally invested in house plants.I am a newbie who knew nothing about what I was looking for, and although I still am, my plants are still alive, for which… Continue reading Urban Botanics by Emma Sibley, Maaike Koster (Illustrations)