Spooky Season is upon us and I'm going all out this year. I'm looking to read a month of creepy, spooky horror and I'm looking for your recommendations. So far, I've read Laura Purcell's 'The Silent Companions' and I've just started listening to Stephen King's 'Pet Sematary'. I've never really explored the genre so I'm … Continue reading What are your Spooky Season reads?
Book Review of ‘The Clockwork Queen’ by Peter Bunzl
When her grandmaster father is imprisoned in the dungeons of St Petersburg, Sophie plans to help him escape through an incredible chess-playing automaton called the Clockwork Queen. But will she be able to outwit the Empress herself? A page-turning historical adventure from Cogheart author Peter Bunzl. I recently heard about an automaton called The Mechanical Turk - … Continue reading Book Review of ‘The Clockwork Queen’ by Peter Bunzl
Book Review of ‘Booth’ by Karen Joy Fowler
I was thrilled to receive a copy of 'Booth' to review, as it was one of my most anticipated books for this year. I'm delighted to say that this novel certainly lives up the hype. 'Booth' is a masterpiece! An epic novel about the infamous and ill-fated Booths, a family of thespians, drinkers and dreamers … Continue reading Book Review of ‘Booth’ by Karen Joy Fowler