Book Review: My Name is Anton

Book Review: My Name is Anton

My Name is Anton by Catherine Ryan Hyde is an historical fiction book that explores a variety of themes. The characters are well-developed and the writing is beautiful. This story is written in classic Catherine Ryan Hyde style with a huge focus on characters and societal issues. Continue reading

Review: A Royal Christmas Quandary

Review: A Royal Christmas Quandary

A Royal Christmas Quandary by Samantha Hastings is the perfect read to get you feeling festive. This historical novel contains shenanigans and a bit of mystery as a prince goes missing. Both the main characters are easy to root for, and their dialogue is engaging. This is such a fun read that I would definitely recommend this holiday season. Continue reading

Review: The Sea Gate by Jane Johnson

Review: The Sea Gate by Jane Johnson

The Sea Gate by Jane Johnson is an epic historical fiction that is full of intrigue, secrets and family drama. Its dual timeline and dual narration make for an incredible saga that will whisk you away to the beautiful shores of Cornwall. It is a well-written love story that will surprise and engage fans of the genre. Continue reading

Review: Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco

Review: Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco

Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco is a spooky story I have been meaning to read for a while now. The concept of this third instalment in the Stalking Jack the Ripper series feels fresh, and I really enjoyed the setting. However, I found it more difficult to connect with the main character, and I wasn’t a fan of all the drama in the book. Despite this, the series is so out of my comfort zone, and I’m glad I gave it a chance. Continue reading

Review: 28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand

Review: 28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand

28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand is a summer-themed contemporary that many will enjoy. The concept is interesting, although may not be one for those who don’t enjoy the love triangle theme. The story is well-written and the characters are intriguing, however it is hard to root for them. Continue reading