Hi In this post I am going to be discussing the books I read this week as well as the books I hope to finish over the weekend
You can read the book information for each of the books below by following the links to the full reviews/
Beauty (Everland, Ever After) by Caroline Lee
This was the first Time I had read a book by this author and I so glad that I did as her writing was very easy to read but also caught your attention immediately which is why I read the book in twenty four hours. It was a loose Beauty and the Beast Retelling set in the old West involving a twice widowed single mother and a blind disfigured famous viloinist. I enjoyed this book so much that I intend to buy two more of the books in this companion series.
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Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows 1/14) by Kim Harris
This is the first book that I have read by this author and I am so glad that I did because I thoroughly enjoyed it. It is also the first book in the Hollows series which I now know is going to be a series that I am going to not only enjoy but also devour, because as soon as I finished this one I immediately started reading the next one in the series which I am enjoying to. The only reason it took me so long to read this book is because I got distracted with other books as well as life being a tad busy so my head not being in the right place to read it.
The main character Rachel is an amazing Bad ass Bounty Hunter who works for a government agency called Inderland Security, who are responsible for dealing with non law abiding Supernatural creatures (witches, werewolves, vampires), in a post Apocalyptic Cincinnati where the society is divided into human and Inderlander (super natural). Or at least she does until she leaves their employ to start her own agency and takes Ivy and Jenks with her, which earns her Continue reading
The Miniaturist by Jessie Wallace
Although I gave the book a fair chance by reading 44% of it before I finally DNf’d it I finally decided that it was time to DNF it as there was no part of the book that caught and kept my attention long enough for me to engage with it at all. Even the mystery element of the miniaturist who was creating the furniture for Nella for her dolls house didn’t capture me enough to make me want to find out who it was.
I really didn’t connect with any of the characters on any level at all, although I did like Nellla and the Maid, which made i read more
Chronicle of a Last Summer by Yasmine El Rashidi
The book told the story of a young Woman’s life in Egypt between 1984 and 2014. Including the revolutions that occurred during this period.
I found the first 1/4 of Part 1: Summer 1984, Cairo of this book a bit slow going but I would say that this was because this is where most of the basis of the books story is developed. With this being the case the way that it was written as continuous pros meant that it was very dense so could only read small chunks (a few pages) at a time. After I got past this position in the book I flew through it reading the remainder of the book over the course a couple of days.
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Disclaimer: I received this book from Blogging for Books for Review purposes but this does not effect my Opinions on the book in any way at all.
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