This is definitely my worst month yet. Altogether this month I managed to read 6 books. 6. Last month I nearly read double that! But unfortunately it’s holiday season, which means my work shifts have pretty much doubled and tripled. I have no free time and when I do I’m usually too busy sleeping to do anything else.
The Diviners by Libba Bray
Just as with Lair of Dreams, I adored this book and so did Goodreads who have it rated as 3.97*. I did read them in the wrong order but they were both amazing and I cannot wait for the next one to come out, whenever that may be. If any of you have not read these two, I would pos-i-tutely recommended them, they’re definitely one of my favourite series to date and you can find out why I loved this one here (x).
The Silent Ones by Ali Knight
While I had been loving this book when it first started, the ending ruined it for me. I just felt like it was a bit of a let down after everything that the novel had been building up towards. However I had enjoyed this up to that point; it had been stacking up to be a great read and I had managed to read most of it instantly. It’s rated at 3.24* on goodreads and you can check out my review here (x).
Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard
This was such an enjoyable read. Rather than being a fictional novel, it read a little bit like a journal and it was so nice reading through all of her lists and even the fun, quirky drawings that Hubbard added as well. Wanderlove has been gifted a 3.91* rating by Goodreads and 4* by myself. Find out why here (x).
The Nature of the Beast by Louise Penny
Yet another 4* rating, I enjoyed this book because of it’s old-time detective novel feel. Despite having some serious undercurrents, this book could definitely be compared to the older sort of crime novels. The setting of the novel reminded me a lot of The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling, which was also a good book, and I would recommend it for any crime lovers. Unfortunately I’ve not posted my review of this book yet but it’s currently rated at 4.48* on Goodreads.
How to Be Brave by E. Katherine Kottaras
There were good things and bad things about this novel, all of which rounded to a 3* rating from me. Similarly to my last book, I’ve not yet published this review due to it being an arc but it’s rated at 3.85* on Goodreads.
Heart-Shaped by Siobhán Parkinson
I went into this expecting a fun novel and just didn’t really like it at all. There were many times when I almost considered giving up on this book, just because I found parts of it truly ridiculous. It took a lot of determination for me to stick it through this one. However Goodreads has rated it at 3.24*, so some people have enjoyed it. I have also yet to post my review for this book.