The Silence of the Girls

The Silence of the Girls


Author: Pat Barker

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton

First Published: 30 August 2018

Rating: 5 stars



“Great Achilles. Brilliant Achilles, shining Achilles, godlike Achilles … How the epithets pile up. We never called him any of those things; we called him ‘the butcher’.”     Read More

The Kingmaker Chronicles

Author: Amanda Bouchet

Publisher: Scribe

Books in series: A Promise of Fire, Breath of Fire and Heart on Fire

Rating: 4 stars



“Have I cheated death again? Hades must be allergic to me.” 

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Books I’d Like to Get to Before 2018 is Over


Today I thought I share with you some of the books I would love to get to before the end of this month—side note: I cannot believe 2018 is pretty much done and dusted! Where does the time go!

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November 2018 Wrap Up


I am here with November Wrap Up. This month I read a total of 8 books and a total of 3,238 pages.

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The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter

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Author: Theodora Goss

Publisher: Saga Press

First Published: 20 June 2017

Rating: 5 stars


“We are no longer in the age of Charles Dickens or George Eliot, after all. We are Modern. And, of course monstrous …”

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