Fantasy

Monkey Around by Jadie Jang

After reading the blurb, one might have an anticipation of what the book could be like. Despite that thought process, I highly doubt many people can truly guess its contents.I must admit that at the time of writing this review, there is no one else who rated the book the way I did, at least… Continue reading Monkey Around by Jadie Jang

Chick lit

A Springtime To Remember by Lucy Coleman

I have not written a review with this tone in a while. It should come out as mild as my reactions were. I did not enjoy the book but have no animosity towards it. It had all the ingredients that usually appeal to me, but put together, I was not as invested as I wanted… Continue reading A Springtime To Remember by Lucy Coleman

Historical fiction

In the Palace of Flowers by Victoria Princewill

When I started this book, I was dropped right into an opulent world where the darker emotions are more prevalent than happier ones. Every relationship is fraught with undercurrents. This is the Shah's harem in Persia. At the end of the book, the author actually provided a poem by the real slave that the story… Continue reading In the Palace of Flowers by Victoria Princewill

Humour, Mystery

The Daffodil Affair (Sir John Appleby #8) by Michael Innes

Books I read previously by the same author and liked much better:Death on a Quiet DayThe Long FarewellDeath at the President’s Lodging Hare Sitting Up Unlike a few other classic crime fans, I actually enjoyed John Appleby's books. I liked the main character and the way his mind worked. I even let the technical references… Continue reading The Daffodil Affair (Sir John Appleby #8) by Michael Innes