They only want a kindness, but beware, for if you have no coin, they will curse you black and blue. 1620s Lancashire. Away from the village lies a small hamlet, abandoned since the Plague, where only one family dwells amongst its ruins. Young Sarah Haworth, her mother, brother and little sister Annie are a family … Continue reading Audiobook review: ‘Cunning Women’ by Elizabeth Lee
I seem to be spending a lot of time reading new releases this year, so I'm taking part in the 2021 New Release Challenge. I've set myself the challenge of reading and reviewing over 30 books published in 2021 before the end of the year. https://unconventionalbookworms.com/2021-new-release-challenge-review-link-ups/ These are the books published in 2021 that I’ve … Continue reading 2021 New Release Challenge
I love books about circuses. I love the sense of magic and fantasy, and the promise that absolutely anything can happen. Elizabeth Macneal's second novel, 'Circus of Wonders' did not disappoint! It is 1866, and we meet Nell picking flowers in a coastal village in southern England. She has been ostrasized by her community due … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Circus of Wonders’ by Elizabeth Macneal
Last year, I challenged myself tp read more books. This is how I did it, and how you can do it too...