Book Reviews

Collection of all my book reviews to help you find your next read. Don’t worry, the spoilers are hidden.

  • Book Review: The Thursday Murder Club – Sorry I won’t be joining this club
    Rating: 1/5 Oh no, unpopular review. Sorry to be the negative nancy here, I think this book just wasn’t for me. I really need a exciting and edge of my seat book after this one….
  • Book Review: The Man Who Died Twice – Won’t be reading this twice
    Rating: 2/5 I gave the Thursday Murder Club another chance but now I know this series (and type of mystery) is just not for me!! It was a great bedtime read because it put me…
  • Book Review: The Good Lie – shocking ending
    Rating: 3/5 What I LOVED Up until the twist this book is a 4 star. It was a quick and easy read that was hard to put down, I was hooked from the first chapter….
  • Book Review: Hostage – a drawn out ride
    Rating: 3.5 stars. What I enjoyed The ending was incredible. My favourite part of the book was actually the last few chapters. The genre changed into a psychological thriller and I loved it! I just…
  • Book Review: Ace of Spades
    What I enjoyed This is my first time seeing a mystery-thriller that deeply explores the themes of institutional racism and with a great representation of LGBT characters. In an article Àbíké-Íyímídé mentioned: “I think a…
  • Book Review: A Familiar Sight
    Rating: 3/5 (or 3.5 depending on my mood as there were aspects that I really liked AND disliked about this novel.) What I enjoyed: The unique premise and protagonist, I love an anti-hero as being…
  • Book Review: The Last Thing He Told Me – More drama less thriller
    Rating: 3.5/5 What I enjoyed: I enjoyed part 1 as the book dived straight into it so I was hooked and interested from the get go.  The characters were likeable and realistic, especially Hannah. I…
  • Book Review: Dark Matter – What a roller coaster ride!
    Rating: 4.5/5 How do I write my review without giving anything away…This gets unexpectedly crazy and weird. I was told to go with the flow and have an open mind and that is definitely the…
  • Book Review and Summary: The 7 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
    Rating: 5/5 I was contemplating whether this would become one of my favourites as I felt a little conflicted about the ending. BUT. I have to give this a 5/5 and a spot on my…
  • Book Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane
    Rating: 4/5 This was a different read for me as my go to are mystery/thrillers where the answer is finally revealed, however this one required both imagination and interpretation, I really enjoyed it! What I…
  • Book Review – Project Hail Mary
    Rating: 5/5 This is one of my all time favourite books. The blurb doesn’t give much away so I had no idea what was in store and boy did it not disappoint! It was just so…
  • Book Review – The One
    Rating 2.5/5 Format Told from 5 perspectives, we follow the lives of 5 couples and how their relationships have been impacted by the ground breaking technology of Match Your DNA. It was very distracting jumping…
  • Book Review – Artemis
    Rating: 2.5/5 The whole book was in first person view of Jasmine Bashara aka Jazz. While the first person view is my favourite format as we can get deeper insights into characters, I quickly realised…
  • Book Review – The Secret Of Us
    Rating: 2/5 This book had potential, it had the recipe to keep me on the edge of my seat, however it just fell short at every single opportunity and all the reveals were flat and…
  • The Lost Apothecary
    Rating: 2.5/5 The blurb had me hooked and curious, the plot sounded so unique! I was expected to be on the edge of my seat, reading till late on a work night unable to put…