📖 The Land God Gave to Cain by Hammond Innes (1958) ⭐⭐

Hello my fellow bookworm, today I am bringing you my thoughts on the vintage thriller The Land God Gave to Cain by Hammond Innes, which was published in 1958. This is an author and book I had never heard of before I received this lovely hardback copy in my first ever vintage book box from … Continue reading 📖 The Land God Gave to Cain by Hammond Innes (1958) ⭐⭐

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📖 Agatha Raisin and the Fairies of Fryfam by M.C. Beaton (2000) ⭐⭐

Hello, my fellow bookworms, today I am bringing you my thoughts on Agatha Raisin and the Fairies of Fryfam by M.C. Beaton, the tenth book in Beaton’s long-running, cosy-crime series, that was published in 2000. This is my go-to series for comfort, so I picked this up for a light, fun read for the R.I.P … Continue reading 📖 Agatha Raisin and the Fairies of Fryfam by M.C. Beaton (2000) ⭐⭐

📖 The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (1846) ⭐⭐⭐

Hello, my fellow bookworms, today I am bringing you my thoughts on the classic adventure novel, The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, which was published back in 1846. I hoisted this weighty tome up at the very beginning of summer 2021 and it took me over three months to read it. Finally, finishing … Continue reading 📖 The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (1846) ⭐⭐⭐

📖 A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett ⭐⭐⭐

Due to quite a heavy first year (2018) into my new Classics Club list, I decided to go easier on myself by reading some more of the children’s classics on my list, this year. After finishing Jo's Boy by Louisa May Alcott, I immediately picked up A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett, which I have … Continue reading 📖 A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett ⭐⭐⭐

The Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory

Having loved The White Queen about Elizabeth Woodville and The Red Queen about Margaret Beaufort, I was very eager to continue reading Philippa Gregory’s popular Cousins’ War series. In which, Gregory retells the bloody rivalry between the Houses of York and Lancaster, what we now call the War of the Roses, through the eyes of … Continue reading The Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory

📖 Runemarks by Joanne M. Harris (Runemarks #1) ⭐⭐⭐

Since loving Joanne M. Harris' refreshing twist on Norse mythology in The Gospel of Loki, back in 2016, I have long been anticipating reading more, and yet Runemarks - Harris' 2007 young adult novel, also inspired by Norse mythology and folklore - has languished on my Kindle for several years! Shame on you, Jessica, shame! … Continue reading 📖 Runemarks by Joanne M. Harris (Runemarks #1) ⭐⭐⭐

Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourist by M. C. Beaton (Agatha Raisin #6)

Near the end of May, I was in the mood for an easy, comforting read, so I reached for Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourist by M. C. Beaton, the sixth book in Beaton’s long-running, cosy-crime series. While each book is a self-contained mystery, there is the continuing character arc for Agatha running through them … Continue reading Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourist by M. C. Beaton (Agatha Raisin #6)

📖 Howards End by E.M. Forster ⭐⭐⭐

After watching the BBC's delightful 2017 adaptation, starring the brilliant Hayley Atwell and Matthew MacFadyen, I was inspired to put E. M. Forster's turn-of-the-century classic, Howards End onto my new list for The Classics Club. Then in March, I picked this up thinking it would be perfect for spring. Howards End is considered by many … Continue reading 📖 Howards End by E.M. Forster ⭐⭐⭐