books, fashion, non-fiction, review, vintage

Review: 100 Years of Fashion by Cally Blackman

Did I get this book because Audrey Hepburn is on the cover? Maybe. Do I regret it? Not at all! Title: 100 Years of Fashion Author: Cally Blackman Pages: 400 Published:  May 16th 2012 by Laurence King Publishing ISBN: 9781856697989 This book documents in pictures the most exciting and diverse period in fashion: from 1900… Continue reading Review: 100 Years of Fashion by Cally Blackman

books, Detectives, review

Review: Excellent Intentions by Richard Hull

It's been a while since I last wrote a review on an adult book! So let's start with one of the funniest detectives I've read recently: Excellent Intentions. Stats: Published originally:  1938 Pages: 205 Rating: 4 stars Genre: detective/mystery Age group: adult Country: United Kingdom 'From the point of view of the nation, it's a… Continue reading Review: Excellent Intentions by Richard Hull

books, FANTASY, review, ya

Review: Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody

For some reason I keep forgetting what books I enjoy reading. I'm so obsessed with finish Poirot and reading books similar to it, that I completely forgot I actually enjoy fantasy books???? I don't know how I keep doing this, but I do. So here we are, reviewing Daughter of the Burning City! Sixteen-year-old Sorina… Continue reading Review: Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody

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Review: Dangerous Days in Elizabethan England by Terry Deary

As you guys probably now by now, I'm a huge Horrible Histories fan, and knowing that Terry Deary has written an adult version of the series is probably the best thing I have realised this year. I haven't read much about Elizabethan England, so this book was an interesting one for me! But, I was… Continue reading Review: Dangerous Days in Elizabethan England by Terry Deary

books, review, Young Adult

Review: the Unbound by Victoria Schwab

I loved the Archived so much that I immediately ordered the second book in the series (?). I adored the world, the characters and the story was really nice to read too, completely different to what I usually read. Now, the synopsis of the Unbound: Last summer, Mackenzie Bishop, a Keeper tasked with stopping violent… Continue reading Review: the Unbound by Victoria Schwab

books, historical fiction, review

Review: the Visitors by Rebecca Mascull

I really wanted to read the Visitors, the idea of it was so incredibly interesting! Imagine if you couldn't see couldn't hear couldn't speak... Then one day somebody took your hand and opened up the world to you. Adeliza Golding is a deafblind girl, born in late Victorian England on her father's hop farm. Unable… Continue reading Review: the Visitors by Rebecca Mascull

books, Detectives, review

Review: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

Ok, has anyone sen the Doctor Who episode with Agatha Christie? Yes? Because the lady on the cover looks EXACTLY like Agatha Christie in that episode. Coincidence? I THINK NOT. I'm slowly getting to all the Poirot books. And so far, this one has become my favourite. Imagine this: you are a world famous detective,… Continue reading Review: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

books, classics, review

Review: Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins

As you may know, Wilkie Collins is the writer of my favourite book, the Moonstone. When I was in my local Waterstones in Oxford,  I got extremely excited, so many Wilkie Collin's books available to me! I instantly bought this one, and here you are, reading my review about it. I had the opportunity to choose… Continue reading Review: Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins

books, children's books, review

Children’s Book Sunday: Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers

Everyone knows about Mary Poppins. The Disney movie is still being watched today! So here I am talking about the book! As I'm an au pair myself,  I love books about nannies and governesses, because  I can relate to them. Well, relating to Mary Poppins is something you can't really do, considering she's magical. I… Continue reading Children’s Book Sunday: Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers