Drama, Historical fiction

Faces in the Crowd by Feng Jicai , Translated by Olivia Milburn

I have had this book on my virtual shelf a while and was happy to finally get to it. I did not expect to enjoy it as much as I did! The author has a very simplistic style, and like the drawings that precede each short story, we are given caricatures of different people in… Continue reading Faces in the Crowd by Feng Jicai , Translated by Olivia Milburn

Chick lit

The Woolly Hat Knitting Club by Poppy Dolan

Narrated by: Lizzie Wofford This was an unexpectedly splendid book. As my disclaimer at the end also announces, my review of this is obviously affected by my need to be involved in some personal craft project or the other. That said, this book should appeal to everyone because it provides a window into a world… Continue reading The Woolly Hat Knitting Club by Poppy Dolan

Historical fiction, Mystery

The Charlatan Murders (Elliott Bay Mystery #1) by Jennifer Berg

The book is still up for requesting on NetGalley There are those rare occasions when an impulse takes me to a book that I really enjoy! This book was not written by an author I previously knew, nor were there enough reviews on Goodreads to make up my mind. I still went ahead and read… Continue reading The Charlatan Murders (Elliott Bay Mystery #1) by Jennifer Berg

Humour, Mystery

A Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery #6 #7 by Verity Bright

I have already read and reviewed another book in this series this year. I was lucky enough to pick up the next two, which got significantly better in terms of storytelling.I will discuss the two books individually. When I first started the series I had an issue with the lead protagonist. For someone who is… Continue reading A Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery #6 #7 by Verity Bright