Today is the 22nd of September, the Autumn equinox, and the perfect day to share 5 of my favourite reads for cosy days. Perfect for hiding from the wind and rain that’s likely heading our way. My wonderful bestie Mia, The Cosy Reader, just shared her 5 favourite cosy autumnal reads as well. You can find her blog post here! Continue reading
Today I have a spoiler-free review of a book I am sure not many of you have heard of. This book was first translated from Swedish to English in 2001 by Tiina Nunnally and I really enjoyed it. I read this book because of a film, I will explain all that below! The Visit of The Royal Physician by Per Olov Enquist
- UK paperback – 309 pages
- Release date: 2003 (first published in 1999)
- Published by Vintage
- ISBN: 009945565X
- Goodreads page for The Visit of The Royal Physician here!
Today I am taking part in the Lykke Blog Tour to celebrate the release of The Little Book of Lykke. I loved Meik Wiking’s first book, The Little Book of Hygge (review here), so I was over the moon when Penguin contacted me and asked if I’d like to read an early copy. I am happy to report that I loved this book just as much as the first!
Lykke (Luu-kah) (n): Happiness
The Little Book of Lykke: The Danish Search for the World’s Happiest People by Meik Wiking
- UK Hardcover – 288 pages
- Release date: 7th of September 2017
- Published by Penguin Life
- ISBN: 0241302013
- Goodreads page for The Little Book of Lykke here!
This evening I have my spoiler-free review of Hunting Prince Dracula for you. My review of the first book, Stalking Jack the Ripper, is on Goodreads here! I enjoyed book one, but I definitely liked book two a lot more. I loved that this book is set in Romania, whereas the first was in London!Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco – Stalking Jack the Ripper, #2
- US ARC – 418 pages
- Release date: 19th of September 2017
- Published by Little, Brown & Company
- ISBN: 031655166X
- Goodreads page for Hunting Prince Dracula here!
August was a great reading month for me. I managed to read six and a half books, sadly not finishing the seventh, so that will be in next months wrap up. I am realising that since graduating from university and releasing my book, I’ve been able to focus a lot more on reading which I am very happy about! Have you read any of the books below?
Today I have another Susanna Kearsley book review for you. After I loved The Firebird so much I decided to treat myself and read another one of her books straight away. This book was set in Angle in Wales and it was so cosy / so mysterious. I really enjoyed it!Named of the Dragon by Susanna Kearsley
- US paperback – 336 pages
- Release date: 6th of October 2015
- Published by Sourcebooks Landmark
- ISBN: 1402258640
- Goodreads page for Named of the Dragon here!
This evening I have my spoiler-free review of The Firebird for you. This is the sequel to The Winter Sea, and also features a character from The Shadowy Horses, so I’d recommend reading those first, just to get the most out of the book. I absolutely loved this book from start to finish!
The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley – Slains #2
- US paperback – 539 pages
- Release date: 4th of June 2013
- Published by Sourcebooks Landmark
- ISBN: 140227663X
- Goodreads page for The Firebird here!
Last weekend I attended YALC (the Young Adult Literature Convention) in London, which takes place as the same time as London Comic Con. This was my first time ever going to YALC and I ended up having one of the best weekends of my life.
Today I have my spoiler-free review of Wonder Woman: Warbringer for you. I was lucky enough to be sent an early copy by Penguin! This first book has made me so excited for the next 3 DC Icons books which will be about Batman, Superman and Catwoman.
Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo – DC Icons #1
- UK paperback – 384 pages
- Release date: 31st of August 2017
- Published by Penguin
- ISBN: 0141387378
- Goodreads page for Wonder Woman: Warbringer here!
This afternoon I have my July wrap up for you. I managed to read 5 books and a magazine/book this month which I am pretty pleased about. My book, The Changeling’s Journey, was released at the end of this month and I spent 4 days in London attending YALC and Comic Con. July was a great month! Continue reading