Neverwhere (Spoiler Free!) Review

“Beware of Doors.” -Neil Gaiman, Neverwhere Hi everyone! I recently was surprised with a copy of Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman from Headline, (thank you!) and was intrigued to read it as I’ve heard such great things about Neil Gaiman, but I’ve never read one of his books before! *waits for the gasps of shock to…

The Inexplicable Logic of my Life (Spoiler Free!) Review

“Words exist only in theory. And then one ordinary day you run into a word that exists only in theory. And you meet it face to face. And then that word becomes someone you know. That word becomes someone you hate. And you take that word with you wherever you go. And you can’t pretend…

Electric Shadows of Shanghai (Spoiler Free!) Review

“They were right on the edge of the International Settlement now, where the sombre society of the Bund gave way to the sweet tang of the night that made the two syllables of Shanghai so thrilling to the foreign ear.” -Clare Kane, Electric Shadows of Shanghai  Hi everyone! I’ve mentioned it before and I’ll say…

The Empress (Spoiler Free!) Review “

“Whatever lay ahead, it would always be the two of us above the rest of the universe, and woe to any who dared step in our path.” -S.J. Kincaid, The Empress Hi everyone! I read The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid last year and really enjoyed it, so I was thrilled when Simon & Schuster sent…

My November Wrap-Up

“October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces.” -J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Hi everyone! I can’t believe that it’s the last month of…

The Rules of Magic (Spoiler Free!) Review

“Do as you will, but harm no one. What you give will be returned to you threefold. Fall in love whenever you can.” -Alice Hoffman, The Rules of Magic  Hi everyone! After falling in love with Alice Hoffman’s Practical Magic, the lovely people at Simon & Schuster sent me a copy of her long-awaited prequel;…

London, Can You Wait? (Spoiler Free!) Review

“You and me, we just make sense. We belong together.” -Jacquelyn Middleton, London, Can You Wait?  Hi everyone! I read London, Can You Wait? by the lovely Jacquelyn Middleton last month, and it was even better than her first book, which, spoiler alert, I also LOVED. Although London, Can You Wait? can be read as…

Book & Nook Nights at the Circus Unboxing!

“The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not.” -Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus Hi everyone! It’s that time again – time for a monthly unboxing of Book & Nook’s fabulous candles, where I struggle to articulate how good the candles smell and what they actually…

Hygge and Kisses (Spoiler Free!) Review

“…Instead of seeing a moonrise, the glow expanded, spiralling sideways, taking on a greenish cast. They watched in awestruck silence as the glow intensified, revealing a shimmering arc of green light which ran from east to west just above the horizon.” -Clara Christensen, Hygge and Kisses  Hi everyone! Not too long ago I requested a…

The King in Yellow (Spoiler Free!) Review

“I pray God will curse the writer, as the writer has cursed the world with its beautiful stupendous creation, terrible in its simplicity, irresistible in its truth–a world which now trembles before the King In Yellow.” -Robert W. Chambers, The King in Yellow and other stories. Hi everyone! Not too long ago I received a…

November Illumicrate Unboxing!

Hi everyone! I can’t believe it’s December! This is my favourite time of the year, when I want time to slow right down so I can savour every deliciously festive moment. Not too long ago I received the November Illumicrate box and it was amazing as always!! Look away now if you don’t want any…

Kitty Hawk and the Tragedy of the R.M.S Titanic (Spoiler Free!) Review

“Andrew raised his eyebrows and gave me a curious little smile. “I think you’re more of a detective than you realize,” he said. “You’re a one-woman flying detective agency.”” -Iain Reading, Kitty Hawk and the Tragedy of the R.M.S. Titanic  Hey everyone! If you’ve been reading my blog for a while then you’ll know I…